Published on August 1st, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/08/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2K7iXf3
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2M2pIRs
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2LWUESW
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 July: http://bit.ly/2mV3jui
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2M3TSUt
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Cityjet adds two former Cimber Air CRJ900LR aircraft to growing fleet: http://bit.ly/2LLfZ4N
SAS Airlines (Ireland) takes delivery of seventh Airbus A320NEO: http://bit.ly/2LN3d5U
HL8305 Boeing 737-8JP c/n 37817 Jeju Air Delivered Budapest-Tashkent International-Gimpo International 30-31/07/18 ex EI-FJI.
HZ-AS12 Airbus A320-214 c/n 4057 Saudi Arabian Airlines Ferried Tabuk Regional-Shannon 31/07/18 for Allegiant Air as N259NV.
OY-YCE ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1471 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Mönchengladbach-Maastricht 30/07/18.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada to raise fares to offset fuel costs
American Airlines CEO Says Unless Passengers Complain More, the Airline Will Keep Making Them Uncomfortable
Georgia drops fuel tax after political brawl with Delta
IndiGo Sees an End to Engine Woes as Groundings Weigh on Margins
Mesa Air Group Announces Commencement of IPO
Norwegian to operate latest Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from London Gatwick
Thomas Cook Shares Soar as Prospects Firm Up for an Airline Deal
TSA Tests 3-D Airport Scanners That May Let Liquids Stay in Bags
With 5 Short Words, the CEO of Southwest Just Made an Announcement No Other Airline Will Even Try
Irish Aviation News:
Airline boss Willie Walsh optimistic over legal bid to end strike misery
Avolon Delivers One Airbus A320neo To Air India
CDB Aviation Lease Finance completes first transaction with SAS, delivering 6 A320-200neos
CIT Launch BA International Business with Aviation Studies
DAE’s corporate credit rating upgraded and outlook revised
Ireland West Airport unveils first phase of €15m airport transformation programme
Luxair upgauges to Boeing 737-700 on Luxembourg to Dublin route for Winter 2018/9
Passengers far from happy with Aer Lingus customer service
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary waived bonus over rostering row
@BrianSumers When @AlaskaAir joined its reservations system with @VirginAmerica’s in April, it released pent-up demand for award travel. Redemptions went up by 22 percent in the quarter, and that hurt the airline’s profitability. “We need to balance that with the revenue dilution it creates.”
@HeamarCompany #GEAviation has purchased specialist #toolkits from Heamar for use in the pre-production of the new #Boeing 777X freight plane. These tool kits will be used to produce panels that will distribute power throughout the #aircraft ✈️ #avgeek #aviation.
@QantasUSA On this day in 1959, Qantas sent the first ever trans-pacific passenger jet on its inaugural flight across the pacific. A few things have changed since then, but we’re proud to carry on this legacy nearly sixty years later.
@skift Southwest CEO Says Assigned Seats Still Don’t Make Sense.
@XHNews The number of air passenger trips in China reached 297 mln during the first half of 2018, rising 12.4% year on year.
American Airlines CEO on rough quarterly earnings
Boeing Pilot and Mechanic Forecast
Interview with Lars Tossman on Saab’s GlobalEye program
What can Arabian Travel Market do for UAE tourism?
737 MAX 7 Farnborough Flying Display