Published on May 25th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/05/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 21 May:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 May: http://bit.ly/2LhmAAU
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 May: http://bit.ly/2LjZ46E
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 May: http://bit.ly/2kh9Ga9
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 May: http://bit.ly/2IDrkiK
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 May: http://bit.ly/2s6HtX5
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus enhances Dublin Hub connectivity with new Seattle route: http://bit.ly/2rSHcHM
Air Italy takes delivery of first Irish Registered Boeing 737 MAX 8: http://bit.ly/2rUcgqF
Aviofit hosts War of the Airlines (WOA) in Dublin 8 September: http://bit.ly/2kf0SkJ
Laudamotion Massive Winter Expansion sees new Dublin route: http://bit.ly/2Ja5XJc
EI-FYG Boeing 737 MAX 8 c/n 42831 Norwegian Air International Delivered Shannon-Helniski 22/05/18.
EI-GFP Boeing 737-89L c/n 29878 Blue Panorama Delivered Beijing-Ufa International-Shannon-Rome FCO 23-24/05/18 ex B-2643.
EI-GJY Boeing 737-800 c/n 44839 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/05/18.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus and Boeing match Q1 2017 delivery results in Q1 2018; Boeing has major lead over European rival; Singapore Airlines takes first 787-10
Boeing: 737 MAX now operating 24 routes over 2500nm
Chinese Investment in Foreign Airlines Proliferates
Ethiopian Marks African Aviation History with 100th Aircraft in Active Service
Flight Plan: Vistara’s 737Max thinking signals likely fleet change
HSBC downgrades British Airways parent IAG as it sees hit from rising fuel costs
KLM finalizes a new 665 million euro revolving credit facility
Lufthansa Group joins basic economy fare trend
New CPDLC procedure on the NAT
Qatar Airways boss says Norwegian needs a ‘strong partner’ to survive
Qatar Airways Launches Services To London Gatwick Airport
Rising oil prices could force Norwegian to reconsider acquisition offers
Russia may fix the residual value of the SSJ100 and MS-21
Tomaz Metello expands euroAtlantic fleet, two of the three new planes are already in Europe
SAS considers SEK 1 bn tap issue of bond maturing November 2022
United’s Board Faces Long To-Do List: From Chairman to Jets
Vueling Austria plans for July 2018 launch
Irish Aviation News:
Avoca Lands At Dublin Airport
British Airways Launches New Dublin To Manchester Service
Eirtech Cargo Loading System Cover Selected by Asian and South American Airlines
Emirates has put off plans for a third Dublin-Dubai flight due to some ‘pain points’
Emirates Holidays launches in Ireland as demand for Dubai takes off
Emirates says DAA should build and run third Dublin terminal
NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000263, to LLC “IKAR” on lease
Ryanair open to further acquisitions
Ryanair to focus on Denmark and likely reopen its Copenhagen base
2019 to see more airlines collapse, says O’Leary
@Airlineroute Wamos Air 747-400 to operate for LATAM Chile’s Santiago de Chile – Los Angeles route until 05JUL18 inclusive. Aircraft code 744 is listed for the month of June 2018, while May/July dates sees 787-9 with remark “operated by WAMOS”.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue CFO says airline will “definitely” make a decision this year on future of E190 fleet, in “mature” stage of analysis.
@hharteveldt Wowza! @Ryanair discloses ancillary product sales info in its FY2018 report. 50% of pax pay for allocated seats, 20% for priority boarding. Hope this starts a trend – investors will benefit.
@JennaGHarvey Inspiring humanity is all about making the airline experience more personal, helpful, and simple. -Frankie Littleford @JetBlue #CCExpo #ICMI.
@winglets747 IAG couldn’t use all of its new Gatwick slots, so rather than lose them it leased one daily pair to Qatar Airways and another daily pair to be “babysat” by Thomas Cook.
Highlights from Air Cargo China 2018
Highlights from the IATA Ground Handling Conference 2018
OJets Launches Luxury Charter Jet Service in the Asia-Pacific Region
Ryanair CEO O’Leary Has No Doubt Fares Will Rise
UK Airports Safety Week at Belfast City Airport