Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
G-EUPJ Airbus A319-131 c/n 1232 British Airways Ferried Shannon-London Heathrow 04/03/19 after paint into BEA “red square” retro colours.
OE-LOI Airbus A320-214 c/n 2944 LaudaMotion Delivered Jakarta-Nagpur-Tsentralny-Vienna 03/4-03/19 ex RP-C3242.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-KLM SWOT: renewed hope, but Air France must perform
American Airlines Is Considering Flying to Africa and India With New Dreamliners
Aurigny’s inter-island route is unsustainable, say Blue Islands
Central Europe’s smaller airlines grow. Consolidation likely
Fastjet airline extends loan date
GoAir launches flights to Abu Dhabi International Airport
Qatar Airways set for Paris Air Show order for its aircraft leasing business
SalamAir eyes 20 aircraft fleet and 60 destinations in 5 years
The AOC Effect Comes To Travel, Whether You Like It or Not
VistaJet Sees ‘Hub Dubai’ as Key to Global Success
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus A321LR Delivery Delays: Montreal Route Postponed, And More
Belfast Bombardier plant given a boost with Pacific A220s order
Dublin Airport ranks 2nd place with 13 net number of new North Atlantic routes added between Jul-2012 and Jul-2019 – CAPA Aviation
GECAS Delivers AEI’s First-Ever 737-800 Converted Freighter to Ethiopian
Loganair Announces New Dublin Lake District Route
Ryanair moves spare parts from the UK to the EU in anticipation of a hard Brexit
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 3 March
@CAPA_Aviation .@flyadeal CEO Con Korfiatis: “In 2004 the idea the LCCs could represent 5-10% of the aviation market in Singapore was exciting/revolutionary”. According to CAPA data in 2018 LCCs represented 30.9% of market share #CAPASummit.
@capa_india With @IndiGo6E planning to increase proportion of new fleet inductions in FY20 to be deployed on int’l routes from 30% to 50%, CAPA India is revising its domestic traffic growth forecast from 14-16% (as per annual outlook released in Feb-19) down to 12-14%. #IndianAviation.
@ghimlay .@SouthwestAir to begin Hawaii flights on 17 March, competing mostly against Hawaiian and Alaska.
@jonostrower Bombardier just announced that it flew 8,152nm non-stop with its Global 7500 from Singapore to Tucson, Arizona. The company says this is “the longest mission ever flown by a purpose-built business jet.” The flight was ~130nm shorter than SIN-EWR, the longest commercial flight.
@justinbachman Equipment, crew and gate swaps are a daily thing at airlines but today with @AlaskaAir and @SkyWestAirlines I’m experiencing my first airport swap, to SJC, due to ops constraints at @flySFO. #home #PaxEx #SiliconValley.
CASA Safety Video – History of human factors
Dutch government increases share in Air France-KLM, nearly matching French stake
GEnx -2B | Boeing 747-8 Aircraft Engine | GE Aviation
Mach 5 aircraft technology | The Edge
NASA Examines Technology To Fold Aircraft Wings In Flight