Published on November 19th, 2018 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/11/2018
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Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus AerClub reaches one million members
Dublin Airport T1 Departures resurfaced as part of €10m spending programme
Irish airlines ask the EU for grace period on ownership rules
Rhona Winchester to Join Travelport Ireland
Ryanair launches winter services to Luxembourg and Frankfurt
Uncertainty remains over flights, warns Dublin airport boss
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@e_russell Azul is in “very tough discussions with Airbus on when” it will take its first A330neos. Both TAP and Delta face year-long delivery delays.
@ghimlay .@CopaAirlines CFO says the sale of up to six E190s will deliver an annual benefit of $10 million. The move will lead to “higher long-term efficiencies and structurally lower unit costs leading to higher profit”, says CEO.
@ghimlay .@CopaAirlines’ low-cost affiliate @wingo is finally growing – by just a bit. It will upgauge its four 737-700s to 737-800s in 2019, and Copa will transfer another 738, likely to be based in Panama Pacifico, says CEO @PedroHeilbron.
@ghimlay .@jetblue received a handful of slots at MEX from DL-AM divestiture, but CEO says it’s an “ongoing struggle” to make them work in an environment dominated by the two airlines
@ghimlay .@CopaAirlines CEO thinks late 2020 will be the earliest timeframe when a three-way JV with @Avianca and @united could go into effect, expects 1.5 years for regulatory approvals from various countries. (Airlines have not firmed up a joint venture deal yet among themselves)
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