Published on May 8th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/05/2018
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:
Aer Lingus commences ASL Airlines Boeing 737-300 wet-lease operation from Belfast City Base: http://bit.ly/2Ifb9Ln
Ryanair increases fleet to 441 aircraft in April with a further six to be delivered: http://bit.ly/2wbPDT4
EI-GEP Boeing 767-323 c/n 24040 Blue Panorama Delivered Shannon-Naples 05/05/18 ex N329AA.
EI-GFX Airbus A330-202 c/n 571 Air Italy Delivered Dublin-Milan Malpensa 04/05/18 in all white colours ex A7-ACE.
UR-GOB Boeing 777-28E c/n 28681 Ukraine International Registered at Amsterdam 02/05/18 prior delivery ex 2-AERA.
Global Aviation News:
American is “playing to win” with international route shake-up
Analysts split on Norwegian Air takeover
Bombardier’s New Toronto Digs Leave Room for Global 7000 Growth
Bradley International Airport officials prep new 20-year, $1.4B master plan
IAG Criticizes Airbus, Rolls-Royce; Wants Compensation
Icelandair attributes 1Q2018 EBITDA decline to rising fuel prices and higher personnel costs
Long-haul flight tickets out of Hong Kong to increase by HK$600 with deregulation of fuel surcharges
Norwegian Air Says Two IAG Takeover Offers Undervalued Company
Norwegian rejects two bids from IAG
One-Hour Flight From Singapore Is World’s Busiest Overseas Route
Pilot shortage impact ‘quite limited’, says Emirates VP
United Air Taps Former Obama Spokesman for Help After PR Flops
Watch: highlights of Alex Cruz’s keynote interview
Wizz Air UK Receives Air Operator’s Certificate And Operating License
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast International urges passengers to allow extra time for journeys
Bombardier secures €719m sale of C-Series jets
DAA staff in line for 8.5% pay rise over four years
Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) is the busiest route in Europe, and ranks 14th in the world
Fly Leasing Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
Gold Award For daa’s North Runway Construction Package 1
HOP! outlines leased CityJet CRJ700 operations in S18
IAG CEO Willie Walsh warns manufacturers over plane delays, engine issues
Manchester Airport launches Northern Ireland campaign
Next weekend more than 2,500 Leinster Rugby Supporters will be departing Dublin Airport on our aircraft charters to Bilbao for the Champions Cup Final
Norwegian boss to face grilling over axed Cork-US flight
Qatar Airways boss hints at Belfast-Doha link
Retail inMotion Partnership with Etihad Airways
Ryanair April Traffic Grows 9% To 12.3m Customers
Ryanair to grow by 4% at its Dublin home this year; Stansted link #1; Germany growing fast
The cheapest flights to Ireland currently on sale and when you should make a booking
Walsh could bail on deal as he plays hard ball with Norwegian
Why Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary deserves to be Ireland’s greatest
@airlinewriter Cowen analysts say @amazon could shop for B777Fs or A321s because of the limited supply of available used B767s and @Boeing’s full production schedule for 767 freighters.
@COMACAmerica On May 2 Chengdu Airlines celebrated the launch of a new #ARJ21 route network in Heilongjiang, with the city of Harbin as the main hub. The aircraft will serve multiple cities in Heilongjiang as well as Chengdu and Jinan. The ARJ21 route network continues to grow!.
@justinbachman Gogo’s new CEO likens the inflight Wi-Fi industry to “Game of Thrones.” (Stock drops 13 pct today.)
@NetJets In good company. Over 100 flights land in Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. #OnlyNetJets.
@scramble_nl The #HNAGroup is said to have signed a deal with @Airbus for 15 #A350 planes. The airline group also decided that @HainanAirlines will become the longhaul specialist within the group and will transfer longhaul planes from #CapitalAirlines and #TianjinAirlines to Hainan. #avgeek.
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Qatar Airways Inaugural flight to Cardiff
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