Published on September 12th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/09/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 September: http://bit.ly/2oU9XSn
CIB Leasing Appoints Acumen As Exclusive Service Provider: http://bit.ly/2PMZT9x
India Aviation industry newsletter 10 September: http://bit.ly/2O2D556
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 September: http://bit.ly/2O6brEm
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 September: http://bit.ly/2O6brEm
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 September: http://bit.ly/2x0xWmC
A7-ADE Airbus A320-214 c/n 1957 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest Henri-Shannon-Doha 02-10/09/18 painted into IndiGo Airlines colours to become VT-IKC.
EI-EPE Boeing 737-8AS c/n 34984 Bluesky 4 Leasing parked at Glasgow Prestwick 11/09/18.
Global Aviation News:
A Bottleneck Over an Engine Part Turns Jets Into ‘Gliders
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-11/buffett-s-bottleneck-on-jet-engine-blades-crimps-boeing-airbus
AirBaltic CEO sees long-haul opportunity from Riga
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airbaltic-ceo-sees-long-haul-opportunity-riga
Air Belgium extends deal with British Airways; operating flights between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air-belgium/british-airways-operating-london-heathrow-abu-dhabi/
Aircraft fuel ‘hugely overpriced’, says Emirates airline’s Tim Clark
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/403945-aircraft-fuel-hugely-overpriced-says-emirates-airlines-tim-clark
Another IndiGo Aircraft Grounded Over Engine Woes
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/markets/2018/09/11/another-indigo-neo-aircraft-powered-by-p-w-engine-grounded#gs.JRSZOf4
Finnair to increase frequencies on Asian routes in summer 2019
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-increase-frequencies-asian-routes-summer-2019
“Swiss Skies” is looking for investors for Airbus A321LR flights from EuroAirport Basel to the US and the world
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/swiss-skies-is-looking-for-investors-for-airbus-a321lr-flights-from-euroairport-basel-to-the-us-and-the-world/
Undelivered Iran Air ATRs Up for Sale
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-09-10/undelivered-iran-air-atrs-sale
Irish Aviation News:
Alton Aviation Consultancy expands to Europe with Dublin office and appoints new Managing Director
Read more: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/09/10/1568367/0/en/Alton-Aviation-Consultancy-expands-to-Europe-with-Dublin-office-and-appoints-new-Managing-Director.html
Belfast and Bombardier to benefit from £500m London airport expansion
Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2018/09/07/news/belfast-and-bombardier-to-benefit-from-500m-london-airport-expansion-1426902/
Council demands urgent release of £2.5m for CoDA London route
Read more: https://www.derryjournal.com/news/council-demands-urgent-release-of-2-5m-for-coda-london-route-1-8626638
Court to fast track airport pensions case
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/court-to-fast-track-airport-pensions-case-34618385.html
Derry airport maintenance hub as part of £7.5m package fails to fly!
Read more: https://www.derryjournal.com/news/derry-airport-maintenance-hub-as-part-of-7-5m-package-fails-to-fly-1-8614930
Europe may be getting a new budget airline (with a Ryanair pilot at the helm)
Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/new-swiss-budget-airline-ryanair-pilot/
IAG CEO Willie Walsh to be honoured at Irish Tourism Industry Awards
Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/iag-boss-willie-walsh-to-be-honoured-at-irish-tourism-industry-awards/
Letterkenny High Flyer Taking Off from City of Derry Airport with Flybmi
Read more: https://www.donegalnow.com/news/letterkenny-high-flyer-taking-off-city-derry-airport-flybmi-2/246519
The Hainan Taster Experience – Edinburgh to Dublin
Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/traveler/the-hainan-taster-experience-edinburgh-to-dublin/
Ryanair bans media from attending AGM
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/2018/0910/992896-ryanair-media-ban/
Vinci acquires nine airports including Belfast International Airport
Read more: https://www.belfastairport.com/blog-news/2018/september/vinci-acquires-nine-airports-including-belfast-international-airport
@capa_india CAPA estimates number of annual Chinese holidaymakers visiting India could grow 10x by 2026, with effective promotion & product development, and enhanced air connectivity.
@LARA_editor Rising fuel costs: “We have hedged at 30% this year and 25% next year but if you have an efficient fleet thats a natural fuel hedge.”- Tore Ostby @Fly_Norwegian #AviationFest.
@LARA_editor Saudi Arabia. “It’s a very late-booking market. Like 2 or 3 days out! …It will take some time to change that behaviour.” – Con Korfiatis CEO @flyadeal #AviationFest.
@LARA_editor “We are going to double the airline in terms of PAX… we already fly to Lisbon. But our upside is to grow the Brazilian market. We serve 100 cities… & we will be upgauging aircraft”- John Rodgerson, CEO @azulinhasaereas #AviationFest.
@R_Wall Emirates boss Tim Clark says “still a long way out” on viable supersonic commercial airline flying #AviationFest.
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