Published on May 17th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 17/05/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 15 May:

Acumen’s Marco Clalüna successfully qualifies as ISTAT Appraiser:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May:

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 May:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 May:

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Operates Inaugural North American Service:

EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Enters Service to Bilbao Ahead of Launch of New Seattle Route 

Ryanair’s Polish subsidiary Ryanair Sun commences operations 

Aircraft Update: 

N723AC Boeing 737-75C c/n 30024 Aircastle Ferried Xiamen Gaoqi International-Guam-Honolulu International-Goodyear 10/11-05/18.

P4-ACC Boeing 737‑74Q(BBJ) c/n 29135 Private Ferried Bournemouth-Shannon 16/05/18 for paint ex N737CC.

Global Aviation News:

A new budget airline is coming to Asia

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Airlines Add Smaller Jets in Busy Trans-Atlantic Market

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CAPA Americas Summit: ULCC ambitions in the US remain high

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EasyJet CEO Puts Stamp on Airline — But Rules Out Norwegian Bid

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Ethiopian Air seeks Africa dominance with new carriers, jet deal

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India To Give Instant Immigration Clearance To Select Countries’ Citizens Via E-Gates

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The airline cost equation: strategies for competing with LCCs

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United Air to add Newark flights in latest bid for hub dominance

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U.S. Airlines’ Gulf Accord Isn’t Where It’s At

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Wow! The Cheapest Airfare to New York From Delhi Is Via Iceland

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Irish Aviation News:

Cityjet to hire additional 10 trainee pilots for mentoring programme

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Dublin Airport Sets New April Record With 2.6 Million Passengers

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Hainan Airlines to begin Dublin-Beijing flights on June 12th

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Ryanair and Sabre’s journeys into the cloud via Amazon Web Services highlights how the industry is rebuilding and transforming legacy systems into innovative customer travel services

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Ryanair cuts check-in time for passengers without reserved seats

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Ryanair in share buyback move

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Spanish pilots’ demand for trade union leave dismissed by Ryanair

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Stobart Group reports highlights for year ended 28-Feb-2018

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Tweet Picks:

@e_russell American CFO Kerr adds that cutting unprofitable routes – like ORD-PEK – is “probably easier to make in this fuel environment, there’s no doubt about it”.

@e_russell “The bigger those hubs are, the better off we are from a connecting standpoint basis,” says $AAL CFO Kerr on new gates at CLT, ORD and DFW.

@e_russell “We’re always going to tweak our flying and making sure where our flying is is where we’re profitable,” says American CFO Kerr on recent intl network changes.

@e_russell “We still have a few months to watch the environment and see how it looks, see what happens to oil prices before we have to make those [capacity] decisions,” says $DAL CFO Jacobson on fuel and capacity.

@TheAviationBeat  Emirates parking planes in the desert.  Etihad canceling dozens of aircraft. Qatar shifting aircraft to Air Italy and British Airways. Nobody saw the extra capacity in Gulf coming. #JustKidding.

Video Picks:

EasyJet CEO Says There Is No Fleet Order in the Short-Term

Embraer Pioneer Flights – Episode 3: In search of perfection 

Experts think they’ve solved the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 

Heathrow 2.0 – Our Plan for Sustainable Growth

Qatar Airways GCEO Addresses The Parliament of the European Union

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