Published on October 16th, 2018 |
by Alan Dwyer
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/10/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Ryanair adds a record six Boeing 737-800 aircraft in 27 hour period as fleet to grows to 450
EI-TVG Boeing 737-7ZF(BBJ) c/n 60406 Charter Jets Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Alicante-Perpignan 15/10/18 after storage.
EJ-IOBN Embraer 190CJ c/n 19000632
GainJet Ireland Delivered Orlando Melbourne International-Shannon 13/10/18 ex N730MM.
VT-IKE Airbus A320-232 c/n 2138 IndiGo Airlines Painted at Shannon 11/10/18 prior delivery ex A7-ADH.
Global Aviation News:
Aircraft could be grounded due to no-deal Brexit, National Audit Office warns
Airbus May Beat Boeing to Market With Range-Boosting Plane
Air Transat boss hints at expansion of Thomas Cook partnership
American Airlines Wants to Know What’s So Boring About Its New Logo
Bob Crandall: Blame deregulation for cramped airline seats
Boeing ‘Concerned’ About Jet Airways
Q and A: WestJet CEO talks future of Swoop and partnership with the U of A in Edmonton
Q2 2018 LCC Performance; Spring damped, shocks absorbed
TUI in talks with German Intro Aviation Group to sell Corsair
Two Small Planet Airlines enter restructuring within a month
U.K. Regulator Lands Heathrow Slots as First Target Post Brexit
UK authority to re-examine Oneworld transatlantic pact
World’s Longest Flight Is a Triumph Over Oil Prices
UAE carriers face headwinds on stiff competition, rising fuel bill and lower yields
Irish Aviation News:
Director of Aer Arann ‘happy’ to sell airline and airport to the Government
Dublin Airport Welcomes New WestJet Service To Calgary
Elix Aviation Capital Confirms a Lease Transaction for six ATR 72-600 with Lion Air Group
Flying high: Global tourism back at 2010 levels as Ireland welcomes nine million overseas visitors
Less means more for NI tourism
Review: What’s it like to fly transatlantic from Cork with Norwegian?
Ryanair bets on Catalonia with the opening of 6 new routes in summer, including Girona-Brussels
Ryanair establishes maintenance subsidiary in Germany [German]
Ryanair is operating the most routes this winter serving the greatest number of country markets with the greatest number of airports on its network in Winter 2018-2019
Ryanair to launch six new routes from Belgian airports (from Summer 2019)
Ryanair will launch a new route from Bournemouth to Dublin next year
@e_russell Delta says it has no “obligation for payment of any kind to the manufacturer for routes flown beyond any mileage threshold” for the A220.
@e_russell Engines for Emirates’ latest A380 commitment are not hitting performance parameters, threatening the entire deal.
@jonostrower Has anyone done a side-by-side comparison of the operating economics of the Singapore’s 2013 A340-500 and the 2018 A350-900ULR?.
@snocounty Snohomish County is proud to be home to @BoeingAirplanes 777 and the new 777x wing plant. We love aerospace innovation and @Boeing leads the way.
@tonyfernandes Analysts may not understand the massive potential and value behind the AirAsia ecosystem in the digital realm but Google sees it.
Calgary’s Global Future – A special announcement with Ed Sims
How Air New Zealand is re-thinking #PaxEx with their virtual reality game
Kenny Jacobs of Ryanair comments on facilities at Dublin airport
Love Where You’re Going | WestJet
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