Published on May 9th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/05/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 8 May:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 May: http://bit.ly/2woIv5R
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 May: http://bit.ly/2wnefsl
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 May: http://bit.ly/2ruvL84
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 May: http://bit.ly/2wqevGS
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 May: http://bit.ly/2KJJBML
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
HL8302 Boeing 737-8FH c/n 29671 Jeju Air Delivered Dublin-Baku-Gimpo International 05/6-05/18 ex EI-DMZ.
EI-IRI Boeing 737-86J c/n 36881 Air Italy Delivered Frankfurt-Milan Malpensa 04/05/18 ex D-AIRI.
UR-GOB Boeing 777-28E c/n 28681 Ukraine International Delivered Amsterdam-Kiev 03/05/18.
Global Aviation News:
Air France Shares Tumble After CEO’s Resignation
Airbus, Boeing risk order disruption as Etihad reviews its growth strategy
Air Italy leads Europe’s national airline branding. What’s in a name?
ANA & JAL dominate Japan’s domestic airline market: record traffic
Croatia again seeks airline partner
Etihad Airways Pares Back Its Ambitions After Period Of Turbulence And Losses
Finnair cements its place as a leader in Europe–Japan travel
Mergers, Partnerships And Code Swapping Highlight The Tangled Web Of By-The-Seat Private Airlines
Qatar Airways CEO on IAG ownership: ‘We wouldn’t mind going higher’
Singapore LCC sector: Scoot emerges as clear market leader
Vietnam Airlines expands, VietJet Air adds: Vietnam widebody fleet
WestJet CEO: ‘This is not Norwegian’
25 years on, Jet Airways CEO says customer is still the focus
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter 2018 and Announces New Share Repurchase Program
Aer Lingus is the most punctual airline on the route from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR), with 84.7 percent OTP
Aircastle commits to acquire its first A320neos
Aircraft leasing company NAC to create 300 jobs in Limerick
Cathay Pacific Appoints Edelman as Communication Advisor in Ireland
CityJet Partners with Guinness PRO14 Final Series
EI-GJW Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
IAG’s expanded low-cost Level could target Dublin routes
Irelandia Aviation forecasts big jump in South American passenger
Norwegian’s sky-high gambles impact the South
Sligo pilot in bid to walk again
Ryanair app integrates Google Pay
Ryanair eyes additional Banja Luka flights
Tourism Ireland Teams up with Ryanair to Target Spanish Market
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 6 May
@AusBT BA tests new ClubWorld business class seats ahead of 2019 debut, with all-new first class suites to follow.
@CAPA_Aviation .@CAPA_Aviation executive chairman Peter Harbison: Airports and airlines can adapt to the ancillary system of retailers. The potential for data sharing, joint marketing & cooperating on delivery presents additional revenue opportunities. The outcome is 5 times that #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation @CAPA_Aviation executive chairman Peter Harbison: Airlines, led by low cost carriers, are raising their RASK by selling ancillaries, including seat upgrades, luggage charges and booking changes #CAPASummit.
@R_Wall IAG CEO voices disappointment with @RollsRoyce over Trent 1000 issue, @Airbus over A320neo — signals demand in some cases for compensation claims beyond contractual commitments.
@thefalda May be wrong here, but I see #Norwegian shedding 10% on the day as an overreaction. IAG made two (supposedly increasing) bids and are still “weighing their options”. $NAS says they are “materially undervalued”. It’s the usual dance! Aer Lingus said the same before IAG acquired it.
American Airlines 767 Inaugural Flight to Prague /Landing,Water Salute,Takeoff
Cathay Pacific’s James Ginns on the countdown to Hong Kong-Dublin route
In conversation with Ajay Singh Chairman, SpiceJet
Jet Airways partnership with Air France, KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic