Published on August 14th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/08/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August: http://bit.ly/2nx8dOr
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August: http://bit.ly/2w8tv98
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 August: http://bit.ly/2vLOwqP
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 13 August: http://bit.ly/2vEqyxz
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August: http://bit.ly/2MagnuR
EI-GGW Boeing 737-86N c/n 36548 Oriental Leasing Ferried Beijing-Seletar 09/08/18 ex B-5510.
OE-LFB Boeing 757-23A(PF) c/n 24868 ASL Airlines (Belgium) Ferried Marseille-Norwich 04/08/18.
Global Aviation News:
Birmingham airport looks east after Primera blow
EC Eyes Traffic Distribution between Schiphol and Lelystad
German fares at their lowest level since 2012 following influx of supply after airberlin insolvency
KLM reports load factor decline for first time in five months in Jul-2018
No-deal Brexit warning on flights
Norwegian trials meal order service
Saudia to end flights to Toronto as Saudi Arabia – Canada diplomatic row hits the skies
Thomas Cook Group Airline and Air Europa launch interline agreement
Turkish Airlines to launch Istanbul-Bali service in Jul-2019
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets
CNC Academy launched to support aerospace sector
DAE hits record interim profit after AWAS acquisition
Friday Interview: Mary McKenna, founder of Tour America and Cruise Holidays
Knock thriving on wing and a prayer
Numbers at NY Stewart Airport on the up since Norwegian Ireland flight launch
Tellus Embarks on Seventh Year of National Survey: First Flight Takes off over counties Limerick, Tipperary and Cork
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 12 August
Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year
@AlaskaAir “Yesterday’s events will push us to learn what we can from this tragedy so that we can help prevent it from ever happening again, at our airline or any other.” – Brad Tilden, CEO Alaska Air Group.
@e_russell American said it would trim “underperforming” flying from its network this fall just over 3 weeks ago. Since then, AA has cut the most at #JFK, with seats down 1.63% in 2H18 versus published schedules in July.
@timjue Southwest Airlines is planning big growth at LGB-Long Beach, Calif. in Dec, 2018: – Launching LGB-Denver, Colo. – Increasing LGB-Las Vegas, NV to 3x daily – Increasing LGB-Sacramento, Calif. to 2x daily. Coinciding with planned draw down of JetBlue service on U.S. West Coast.
@timjue Southwest Airlines will offer food on planned flights to Hawaiian Islands, says @beatofhawaii. Transoceanic proving runs are expected to begin in the next 60 days. ETOPS certification is still needed from US FAA.
@vl_bryan “The Horizon incident really demonstrates why the idea of allowing airliners to be flown by a one-person crew is just nuts.”
A Pilot’s view of Shannon Airport’s Runway
Bernard Harbor Joe Gill on Prime Time July 26 2018
“SAVE THE CORAL REEFS” A380 AIRCRAFT
The 100th Boeing aircraft joins the Qatar Airways fleet
Vueling y el verano de los superhéroes Marvel en Disneyland Paris