Published on February 20th, 2019 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/02/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 18 February:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin based Kestral Engineering Delivers 40 Auto-Deflat-Aer Kits to Qantas Airways
G-BYGC Boeing 747-436 c/n 28523 British Airways Ferried Dublin-London Heathrow 18/02/19 after paint into BOAC retro colours.
OE-IHB Airbus A320-232 c/n 2496 AerCap Ferried Lourdes-Valencia-Toulouse-Francazal 18/02/19 ex AP-BMC.
OE-LCG Airbus A321-211 c/n 1988 Laudamotion Ferried Vienna-Larnaca 15/02/19 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus CEO: Era of four engine aircraft coming to an end, A380 ‘burdened us for many many years’
Airbus Is Selling Its Original Fleet of Flying Whales
Belgrade Airport in talks with numerous airlines
Empty Seats Rise For Indian Airlines First Time In 10 Quarters
Flying In February? Here’s How Much More You Will Pay For Tickets
How the 747 and Concorde changed the aviation game 50 years ago
Indonesia’s Pertamina Cuts Jet Fuel Price in Relief for Airlines
Lawmakers Rebuff Bid To Cap UK Fights to Europe Post-Brexit
South African Airways to Reorganize Into Three Separate Units
Volotea Grows By 36% In 2018 After Carrying More Than 6.5 Million Passengers
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap another quarter of consistency – Davy Research
Aer Lingus Was The Most Punctual EMEA Airline In January
Avolon Announces Pricing of US$1.1 Billion Senior Unsecured Notes Offering
Aviation’s top training providers land in Dublin
British Airways plane repainted in retro livery at Dublin Airport
CityJet, Russians Differ on Reasons for Superjet Shuffle
Loganair seeks to take over Derry to London flights after flybmi collapse
Official commentary to the “Vedomosti” statement that CityJet returns SSJ100
Ryanair launches Prague to Mallorca route
@Airlineroute AerLingus further adjusted Dublin – Paris CDG A321neo service from 27OCT19, now displaying 2 daily round-trip flights (Previously listed as 2 daily from Dublin, 1 from Paris CDG).
@anthrsdo .@emirates’ Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum: “The #A380 will remain a pillar of our fleet well into the 2030s, and […] Emirates will continue to invest in our onboard product so our customers can be assured that the Emirates A380 experience will always be top-notch.”
@RuAviaPhotog #MC21 jet serial production postponed till end of 2020. The reason US sanctions over composite materials for the jet’s wing and time needed to produce own composites. Mr. Chemezov RosTech CEO confirmed to Russian media at IDEX-2019 in Abu-Dhabi.
@jonostrower The long-term survival of the A380 and 747 may be less of a question of demand than which is more willing to continue to evolve. #redblue.
@winglets747 This is a wildcard and long shot, but AirAsia Japan President says the group is interested in the MRJ for various airports around Asia (not just Japan) that can’t be served with the A320.
DFW Airport: The first carbon neutral airport in North America and the largest in the world
Direct flights from Buffalo to Ireland? One NYS Senator wants to make it happen
Dubai Airport: Forward Thinking – Designing the Airport of the Future
French company takes control of Belgrade airport
Jet Airways Plans Rights Issue To Raise Rs 4,000 Crore