Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
SP-RSF Boeing 737-800 c/n 44840 Ryanair Sun Position London Stansted-Warsaw Modlin 07/12/18 on transfer ex EI-GDN.
SP-RSH Boeing 737-800 c/n 44842 Ryanair Sun Position London Stansted-Warsaw Modlin 07/12/18 on transfer ex EI-GSB.
2-ATRE ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1198 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Bydgoszcz-Billund 07/12/18 ex B-22818.
2-MFIG ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1262 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Billund-Bydgoszcz 07/12/18 ex 9M-FIG.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Group moves forward with Vietnam JV airline
Boeing Forecasts Continued Health and Growth for Aircraft Financing in 2019
British Airways challenges UK universities to develop a new generation of sustainable aviation fuel; part of $400M investment from parent
IAG Traffic, Capacity Rises In November, Load Factor Flat
London Stansted CEO says targeting more Emirates flights
Moody’s downgrades Thomas Cook’s ratings to B2; outlook negative
Indigo Partners and WOW air Discussions Progressing
Nordica mulls buyout of LOT’s stake in Regional Jet
Royal Jordanian Ups Transit Traffic As Low-Cost Competition Bites
TUI Aviation: Stronger cooperation among the TUI Group Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Studied Low-Cost Airline to Combat Norwegian
WOW air: Nine months 2018 results
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus identifies initial transatlantic A321LR routes
Avolon Orders 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft Valued At Us$11.5 Billion
CDB Aviation Delivers First of Six Aircraft to TAP
Datalex – The Commerce Platform of Choice for the Aer Lingus Digital Retail Marketplace
Dubrovnik and Split airports baffled by Ryanair flights
Eirtech Aviation Services Announces New Engineering Leadership Team
FPG Amentum arranges sale of an A321-200 on lease to British Airways
Losing WestJet Dublin flight a wake-up call for St. John’s
Philadelphia hosts largest gathering of Irish travel professionals
‘State-of-the-art’ visitor centre takes flight at Ireland West Airport
Thousands of Irish-Canadians campaign for reinstatement of cancelled direct flight from Newfoundland
Viva Air Group Partners with Boxever to Take Its Customer Experience to the Next Level
“We love our travel agents”: Norwegian toasts new YHM-Dublin direct service
@airlinewriter American, Delta and United complain that Qatar Airways is using its stake in Air Italy and government subsides to launch new competition between Milan and LAX, SFO. They get 11 US senators to take their side.
@BrianSumers Planning to fly @wow_air from Los Angeles? Crunched for cash, Wow returned some of its long-haul planes to lessors recently. The aircraft flying the route this week doesn’t have the range to reach Reykjavik. I asked how long this would last, but haven’t received a response.
@e_russell Qantas chief Joyce is “very optimistic” of US approval of their joint venture with American, even as approval may slip to early 2019.
@FlightIntl The Mexican Air Force is retiring its governmental Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The aircraft (reg. XC-MEX) is currently flying from Mexico City to Victorville (VCV) for storage, until a new buyer can be found.
@Jamie_Freed Air New Zealand seat research to accelerate as it looks to decide on 777-200 replacement around April (777X, 787 and A350 are contenders).
Air Canada Flight 759 “Taxiway Overflight” NTSB Board Meeting
Ctrip CEO on collaboration with UK’s Skyscanner | East Tech West
Globalization how an American citizen became an airline CEO in Tajikistan
747 land in JFK . Clear day
WestJet Christmas Miracle: Uniting Through Traditions