Published on August 29th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/08/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August: http://bit.ly/2BQAk55
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August: http://bit.ly/2wheGBQ
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 August: http://bit.ly/2MwTbqJ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 August: http://bit.ly/2oczW7m
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 27 August: http://bit.ly/2oeTZ5a
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
100th Boeing 787 Dreamliner Visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/2Mp7WvU
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
India’s aviation sector: The capacity conundrum
Primera Air not interested in growing services in Europe: CEO
Rapid recovery in margins for Indian Airlines unlikely: Fitch
Sydney’s New Airport May Be In For A Tough Ride
Two-Cent Fares Are Killing Airlines in India’s Cutthroat Market
US airlines gear up for next Tokyo Haneda liberalization
Why Lufthansa Group is opening up its APIs
WOW air to report ‘good’ results for 3Q2018: CEO
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route
Air travel is the most complained about consumer issue
Datalex enjoys 25% bounce in profit on foot of ‘robust growth’
Hurling legends tee up Shannon Airport Cup
Ryanair’s Italian Pilots Vote In Favour Of Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) For Italy
Ryanair’s new ‘economical’ HQ office expansion will be home to 750 staff
Three injured hikers airlifted from Connemara in a single week
U.S. hedge fund takes 3.1% stake in Ryanair
@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.
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