Published on May 3rd, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/05/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 30 April:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HEbGD7
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HFsolw
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HDLhoV
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 April: http://bit.ly/2vXFCsz
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2FrpNtR
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish entrepreneur Denis O’Brien acquires brand new Gulfstream 650: http://bit.ly/2r88sRi
Ryanair adds three brand new Boeing 737-800’s to growing fleet: http://bit.ly/2Fr7PaP
C-FYXF Airbus A321-211 c/n 5038 Air Canada Rouge Ferried Shannon-Dublin 01/05/18 ex OE-LCI.
EC-MVM Airbus A320-232 c/n 2747 Vueling Airlines Registered at Shannon 30/04/18 after paint prior delivery ex EI-GEK.
EI-GJT Boeing 737-800 c/n 44837 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/05/18.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Cuts A330 Production
Air Canada says its new loyalty program will help to increase share price further
Air Canada to expand domestic Rouge offerings amid increased low-cost competition
Boeing Bullish On Production Plan
Boeing Buys Plane Parts Supplier KLX in $4.25 Billion Deal
CEO of Brazil’s Biggest Airline Is Optimistic Despite Currency Strife
Emirates temporarily grounds aircraft to optimize operations
Europe’s airlines: Who’s growing fastest? Look at fleet orders
Fares in Europe increase 6% in Mar-2018
Over half of A330 output next year to be A330neos
Spirit Airlines: Back On Radar
WOW air considering stake sale to finance expansion plans
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon delivers two Airbus A320neos to Air India
CityJet DAC – Intra-Europe Codesharing with United Renewal
Read more: https://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf101/701.pdf
Cork Airport shortlisted for prestigious European award
Denis O’Brien takes delivery of new $70m corporate jet
Donegal tourism operators join sales blitz to boost American tourist numbers
EI-GFY Boeing 737-8 MAX Air Italy Ferried to Everett from Boeing Field
Lufthansa Technik warned Government over Shannon strike threat
Jackson Square Aviation Announces Delivery of Two New Airbus A320neo Aircraft to Frontier Airlines
Major review for aviation watchdog as Brexit looms
Ryanair: Open to long haul connecting partnerships with ‘all big European legacy carriers’
Waypoint finds strength through diversification as it celebrates 5 years
@e_russell Fitch notes how American’s order for 47 787s and related retirements “made it clear that the A330-200s will play an important role in the AAL’s fleet for the foreseeable future”.
@e_russell United acquired a fifth of Hainan Airlines’ stake in Azul for about $138m.
@eurocontrolDG New @eurocontrol Industry Monitor: growth rate of European flights was 3.4% in Q12018. Highest increase in flights @TurkishAirways (+153) @easyJet(+107) @Ryanair (+89) @Wizzair (+80) @Vueling (+70).
@HofmannAviation Shannon Airport targets @Boeing 737 MAX and @Airbus A321LR LCC operators to use the airport as a springboard to the US and Canada, as low cost hub to exchange passengers between those flights.
@justinbachman “I’ll take this year over the vast majority of the years I’ve been working in the industry,” $LUV CEO @gary_kelly says, reminding a Barclays analyst that U.S. airlines (and @SouthwestAir) remain wildly profitable, despite higher fuel costs. #airlines #fuel.
@U_Gendrot “The #AirFrance staff (precision : small part of the staff but powerful in strike damage) is striking the airline into the ground and any semblance of rationality has been lost. #KLM is stuck with the new #Alitalia, one named #AirFrance”.
Aer Lingus Celebrating 60 Years of Transatlantic Travel
British Airways: Britishness Explained
Grant Thornton Dublin Airport Fast Track Sponsorship
Richard Branson: Creating Virgin, Space and Business Advice (2018)
Trump hosts crew, passengers of Southwest Airlines flight 1380