Published on May 18th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/05/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 15 May:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May: http://bit.ly/2IgjmzM
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May: http://bit.ly/2Ih8IER
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 May: http://bit.ly/2jTujJ3
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 May: http://bit.ly/2rFJ2eS
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 May: http://bit.ly/2rIeWqx
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Operates Inaugural North American Service: http://bit.ly/2KXPbes
EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Enters Service to Bilbao Ahead of Launch of New Seattle Route: http://bit.ly/2KYBlbU
Ryanair’s Polish subsidiary Ryanair Sun commences operations: http://bit.ly/2KikxLO
D-ABZL Airbus A320-214 c/n 3178 Eurowings Ferried Hamburg-Dusseldorf 17/05/18 after storage prior entering service ex EI-DSH.
EI-GFX Airbus A330-202 c/n 571 Air Italy Ferried Dublin-Milan Malpensa 17/05/18 after paint ex A7-ACE.
EI-RUJ Boeing 737-81Q c/n 29029 Vardy Ltd Ferried Teruel-Kemble 17/05/18 in Transaero Airlines colours.
VQ-BAI Embraer 195LR c/n 19000084 Ivolga Airlines Delivered Clermont-Ferrand-Saratov Tsentralny 16/05/18 ex EI-GCB.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines Add Smaller Jets in Busy Trans-Atlantic Market
American Airlines says changes to aircraft order book will better match fleet needs
Boeing 747s Are Back From the Dead
Copa Holdings could ‘pull out capacity if it’s good for our bottom line’
Faster Flights Are Coming With New Satellite Tracking Technology
Flybe confirms departure of Embraer E195 aircraft
Revealed: the cheapest airline in the world for cost per mile
South African Airways Seeks Urgent Funding After Latest Loss
Southwest Sends Engine Fan Blades to GE for Further Inspection
The airlines need to make an unlikely move to boost performance
US widebody aircraft market: Boeing’s upper hand in aircraft orders
Virgin Atlantic, Air France-KLM and Delta sign definitive agreements to strengthen Trans-Atlantic partnership
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus bumps ASL Airlines ACMI portfolio
Aer Lingus prepares for Seattle launch
Archbishop Desmond Tutu makes carbon-offsetting plea to Aer Lingus
C-Suite: Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer, Ryanair
EI-FYG Boeing 737-8 MAX Norwegian Air Delivered
EI-GJY Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
Fly Leasing’s Acquisition of Major Aircraft Portfolio Approved by AirAsia Shareholders
Ireland to begin processing Passenger Name Recognition data this month
Northern Ireland firms hoping to boost business at Heathrow Airport trade summit
Ryanair’s O’Leary: Tallinn potential candidate for new local hub
‘Take-off was exhilarating but landing was terrifying’ – We test fly Irish company’s pilot training simulator
@e_russell #MWAA is already in discussions with Cathay Pacific to increase frequency on its new @Dulles_Airport nonstop beyond 4x weekly, says Surehan. Flights begin 17 Sep.
@e_russell Passenger numbers are rising @Dulles_Airport as costs drop below $20/passenger for the first time since 2010, boding well for United hub.
@ghimlay .@BWI_Airport is “logical” consideration for Southwest when it eventually offers codeshare flights with a partner for itineraries to Europe, says CEO $LUV.
@ghimlay .@SouthwestAir estimates it will need to fill half of any Canada flights with Canada point-of-sale passengers for them to be successful, will first require capabilities to market to Canada pax $LUV.
@winglets747 Cathay Pacific set to renew talks with pilots and finally end years-long conflict. From mid-2018 new Director of Flight Ops is Chris Kempis, a pilot with Airbus and Boeing experience. Cathay pilots never respected outgoing DFO Anna Thompson, who did not have flying experience.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Has a Few Things to Say about Embraer’s Legacy 500 – AINtv
Peter Diamandis Confident Uber Will Be Able to Meet Flying-Car Goals
Why Are Airlines Leasing More Aircraft Pt 1
Why Are Airlines Leasing More Aircraft Pt 2
3 questions with Hawaiian Airlines CEO – ABC15 Things To Do