Published on August 29th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 29/08/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 August

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 August:

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

100th Boeing 787 Dreamliner Visits Dublin Airport

Aircraft Update:

ET-AVL Boeing 737 MAX 8 c/n 62447 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin-Addis Ababa 28-29/08/18.

Global Aviation News:

British Airways to suspend London Heathrow-Tehran service citing lack of profitability

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India’s aviation sector: The capacity conundrum

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Primera Air not interested in growing services in Europe: CEO

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Rapid recovery in margins for Indian Airlines unlikely: Fitch

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Sydney’s New Airport May Be In For A Tough Ride

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Two-Cent Fares Are Killing Airlines in India’s Cutthroat Market

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US airlines gear up for next Tokyo Haneda liberalization

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Why Lufthansa Group is opening up its APIs

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WOW air to report ‘good’ results for 3Q2018: CEO

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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route

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Air travel is the most complained about consumer issue

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Datalex enjoys 25% bounce in profit on foot of ‘robust growth’

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Hurling legends tee up Shannon Airport Cup

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Ryanair’s Italian Pilots Vote In Favour Of Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) For Italy

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Ryanair’s new ‘economical’ HQ office expansion will be home to 750 staff

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Three injured hikers airlifted from Connemara in a single week

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U.S. hedge fund takes 3.1% stake in Ryanair

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Tweet Picks: 

@anuragkotoky Average ticket prices for New Delhi to Mumbai, the world’s third-busiest route, fell 15 percent to 3,334 rupees ($48) in July-August. That compares with a premium rail service for the same route at 4,075 rupees.

@COMACAmerica On Aug 24, #COMAC delivered #ARJ21 AC111 to Chengdu Airlines following a signing ceremony and a pre-delivery test flight. This aircraft, with a 2-cabin, 78 seat config. is the 6th for Chengdu Airlines, and is being leased from its owner ICBC Leasing.

@e_russell “It feels like the kind of thing you do at the top of the economic cycle,” writes @crankyflier on United’s plan to possibly add up to two banks at Dulles.

@e_russell $MESA is looking to increase utilization of its fleet in 2019, especially with United. “If we can increase aircraft utilization 10%, that’s as if we add 15 aircraft into the fleet,” says CEO Ornstein.

@eurocontrolDG The July airline figures show more flights delayed – 51% delayed on arrival (45% in July ’17) and longer delays (18% delayed >30 mins, up from 14%). Weather, ATC capacity/staffing & airline delays all contributed.

Video Picks:

airBaltic COO M. Sedlacky About the New airBaltic About the New airBaltic Airbus A220-300

British Airways: From one 99-year-old to another…

Dublin Airport Fire Service

KLM Open Space – Digital Finance 

Pope Francis – Dublin Airport Official Welcome


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