Published on February 22nd, 2019 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/02/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 18 February:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin based Kestral Engineering Delivers 40 Auto-Deflat-Aer Kits to Qantas Airways
LZ-GNE Boeing 737-86N c/n 28624 Genesis Aero Ferried Woensdrecht-St Athan 21/021/19 for part-out & scrap ex TC-AAR.
OE-IHM Airbus A320-232 c/n 1411 SASOF Aviation Ireland Ferried Sharjah-Cairo-Montpellier 21/02/19 ex LY-SPK.
Global Aviation News:
airBaltic to Phase Out its Boeing 737 Fleet in 2019
Airbus Says Engine Issues Resolved, Aims To Speed Up India Deliveries
Air France-KLM to improve governance and simplify structure
Emirates to launch new service to Porto
Finnair 2018 net profit down 11%; to slow expansion after record year
Flybe Group: Statement Regarding Media Speculation
Iberia gets six months to adapt to EU ownership rules in the case of a hard Brexit
LCCs: global market share gains led by emerging markets
Russia to start flight tests of hybrid aircraft engine in 2020
Tunisair’s Outlook Brightens Amid Restructuring Exercise
STS Sees Broad Support of Narrowbodies as Key to Serving Latin America
United Finds Way to Make Up for Weak Transatlantic Economy Sales
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus given six months to fix EU ownership issue in event of no-deal Brexit
Ethiopian Airlines increases Chicago service from 17 June 2019 via Dublin
FPG Amentum and FPG arrange the acquisition of two TUI 737 MAX8s
GECAS announces an agreement to lease three A320-200 aircraft to GetJet Airlines with all deliveries to take place in spring 2019
Goshawk delivers its first Airbus A350-900 to Philippine Airlines
KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to MAPS 2019-1 Limited
Ryanair Belgian Pilots Vote (98%) For Collective Labour Agreement
Ryanair opens third base in France at Toulouse and expands at Bordeaux and Marseilles
Ryanair to open new Toulouse base in Winter 2019
Shannon Airport to prepare European hub connectivity plan
@SeanM1997 Kuwait Airways will increase its London Heathrow operations from 10 to 13 weekly in S19. Mon & Wed additional flights are leased from Philippine Airlines. Unsure where the additional Sat flight is from.
@SeanM1997 Southampton will lose its Aer Lingus flight to Cork in May. This follows KLM withdrawing its Amsterdam route. Only Aurigny and Flybe will operate year round services from Southampton now, with easyJet Switzerland in Winter and Volotea on summer charters.
one of the strongest platforms in Asia and very soon will be selling much more than just airaosa tickets. Think GOJEK who is probably the most innovative company in Asia.
@tonyfernandes Philippines and Indonesia will have their best ever years. Both airasia Pillipines and Indonesia will take more planes than Malaysia or Thailand. First time on our history. We now have four engines of growth.
@tonyfernandes To have low fares you need low costs. To have low costs you need a simple airport. To have low fares you need low airport tax to allow everyone to fly.
Brexit costs in the double-digit millions and rising, Airbus CEO says
British Airways unveils its BOAC inspired 747 Retrojet
Ending A380 production a ‘painful’ decision, had to be made, Airbus CEO says | Street Signs Europe
Expo 2020 Dubai | Emirates Model Aircraft Collection
The Etihad Holiday Machine