Published on August 7th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/08/2018
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-GEW Airbus A330-203 c/n 472 I-Fly Delivered Delivered Mexico City-Moscow Vnukovo 04/08/18 white, Tempus Tour decals ex PT-MVG.
EI-GGU Airbus A320-214 c/n 2388 IndiGo Airlines Delivered Ostrava-Delhi 04/08/17 to become VT-IHT.
N739DH Boeing 767-324 c/n 27392 DHL Ferried Lourdes-Muscat-Minneapolis–Saint Paul 31-07-01/08/18 for freighter conversion ex EI-CMD
Global Aviation News:
Air Italy Threatened By Italian Syndicates
British Airways boss calls two-hour Heathrow passport queues ‘unacceptable’
Higher fuel costs to drag Cathay Pacific’s earnings as Hong Kong carrier presses on with cost-cutting to return to profitability
Icelandair Group: Forecasts of rising average air fares have not materialised
Jetstar Group has developed a ‘considerable’ brand presence in Japan
Jetstar Japan Will Not Venture Into Long-Haul, CEO Says
Qantas group executive: ‘I just don’t think the airports believe they have competition’
United to begin flying 787s from Newark
While margins are being revised downwards, the current airline cycle is looking better than any other since the dawning of the jet age
Will escalating fuel costs drive airline capacity cuts for Summer 2019?
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus asks for a better airport
Aer Lingus doubles first-half profit but Vueling loss deepens
Aer Lingus says “ambitions, significant” development needed at Dublin Airport
Aer Lingus to announce new transatlantic routes in weeks
Belfast to New York flights slashed to £79 by Norwegian
IAG boss Walsh says still interested in Norwegian deal
International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (BABWF) CEO Willie Walsh on Half Year 2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
NAC sold one ATR 72-600, MSN 1497, to Compagnie Aérienne Inter Régionale Express
NAC delivered one ATR 42-600, MSN 1204, to Easyfly S.A on lease
Ryanair July Traffic Grows 4% To 13.1m Customers
Ryanair reports up to 200,000 pax affected by ATC staff shortages in Jul-2018
The case for pegging the Vat hospitality rate at 9%
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Two more US cities in Aer Lingus sights
2019 Determination- Issues Paper Responses and Government Policy Notification
@Airlineroute PrivatAir A319 to operate one-time charter: Anchorage – Campbell River – Vancouver on 10AUG18, Vancouver – Calgary on 15AUG18, Calgary – Quebec City in 17AUG18, Quebec City – Hamburg on 19AUG18.
@Airlineroute Wizz Air UK to commence operation on 28OCT18, operating to/from London Luton under IATA code W9 (Selected routes continue to operate under W6).
@mike_carrivick Not my pet airline but never let anyone forget what @ryanair have achieved. That includes A huge range of dynamism and business efficiency to the industry, masses of new routes for millions of travellers, and created buoyant local economies. Worst airline? NO!.
@McWhirterAlex Good piece by @BrunoTrevidic One point not noted is that Norwegian has had to retime its LGW-JFK-LGW A380 flights so as not to clash with other A380 operators at JFK T1. For example, its A380 now departs LGW at 2110 (several hours later than before).
Aeroplan to partner with Porter Airlines
Air France-KLM CFO on Second-Quarter Results, CEO Search
Celebrating 15 Years to Auckland | Emirates Airlines
Jet Airways Looking at Sale and Lease Back of Planes | CNBC TV18
Turkish Cargo: Cargo Airline that Flies to More Countries Than Any Other