Published on August 3rd, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/08/2018
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
EI-GGU Airbus A320-214 c/n 2388 IndiGo Airlines Air Test at Ostrava 02/08/18 to become VT-IHT.
Global Aviation News:
airBaltic CEO expecting double digit growth to continue under Destination 2025 business plan
Air Canada: Will Trimming Capacity And Raising Fare Price Help Offset Rising Fuel Cost?
Alaska Air and JetBlue: major aircraft fleet decisions still undone
Avianca Brazil SWOT: strong and growing airline, but still too small
Charlotte’s airport manages ‘tricky balance’ between low-cost hub and fancy new gates
Flybe chief voices concerns over Brexit
Fankhauser dismisses airline speculation as bookings melt away in the heat
It’s a hot start to the summer at western Europe’s leading airports; Antalya holds the top spot in terms of capacity growth
Joon a ‘real laboratory’ for Air France to meet new customer expectations
Long haul low cost airlines slowly start to grow in Asia-Europe market
Low-cost unit clips Lufthansa’s wings
Mainland China and Taiwan: aeropolitics impacts airlines at all levels
Qantas group executive: ‘I just don’t think the airports believe they have competition’
Primera to end short-haul flights from Birmingham
Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices
WestJet CEO says soaring fuel prices to result in fare increases
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly: Demand is ‘fairly robust around the world’
Cathay Pacific A359 near Dublin on Jul 28th 2018, nose wheel steering fault
Read more: http://avherald.com/h?article=4bbaebf2&opt=0
CDB Aviation Leases Three 737-800s to Nordwind Airlines
Detroit-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 21,000 searches; Aer Lingus’ 13th US route??
Dublin Airport Partners With Little Museum To Create Aviation Exhibition
Galway Airport – Why are we wasting this great facility, asks former archdeacon
Hainan Airlines is scaling back its Dublin-Beijing service only months after launch
HNA Explores Options for Avolon Plane-Leasing Business
IAG CEO Willie Walsh ‘optimistic’ legal challenge will end French ATC strikes
Travel agents hope for late surge in overseas bookings
@dominicoc .@RollsRoyce takes a £554m hit on problematic Trent 1000 programme – expected cost of fixing it over next four years @BBCr4today.
@e_russell United’s third aircraft with its new Premium Plus cabin – possibly 777-200 reg N786UA – is due to enter service on 9 August, UA tells flight attendants.
@McWhirterAlex Low-cost carriers will be impacted by higher oil prices. Singapore’s @flyscoot announces higher fares today.
@winglets747 Delta on 10 July set a record for largest cargo revenue on a single flight: US$254,000 from Atlanta to Johannesburg. This cargo accounted for over 40% of total flight revenue. Goods were manufacturing components for BMW. Previous cargo record was US$133,000 NRT-LAX in 2015.
@winglets747 Oh the irony that Delta could use subsidised fuel to potentially open a flight to India, bypassing a Gulf hub, or resume Dubai service.
A Century of Irish Aviation Pioneers and Aviators Ep 2
Ireland West Airport Transformation Programme – Phase 1
JetBlue Technology Ventures and Thayer Ventures at Skift Tech Forum 2018
Newstalk Documentary: After Tuskar Rock (Part Three)
Southwest Airlines EVP and Chief Revenue Officer at Skift Tech Forum 2018