Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Air Canada Rouge makes brief return to Dublin market pending Air Canada A330 deliveries
B-5361 Boeing 737-86J c/n 30063 Shenzhen Airlines Ferried Shenzhen-Ürümqi Diwopu International-Helsinki-Shannon-Castellón 29-30/03/19 on return to lessor.
EI-GEC CRJ900 c/n 15240 Cityjet Position Rome Fiumicino-Copenhagen 29/03/19 after paint into all white on wet-lease to SAS ex OY-KFH.
EI-GED CRJ900 c/n 15246 Cityjet Position Norwich-Brussels 30/03/19 after paint on wet-lease to Brussels Airlines ex OY-KFL.
LN-NHF Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42075 Ruili Airlines Ferried Bournemouth-Oslo 28/03/19 to become B-1189.
Global Aviation News:
Cornwall re-connected to Heathrow with subsidised flights
Emirates airline’s focus on tech will ‘save a lot of costs’, says Sheikh Ahmed
Five Reasons WOW Airlines Failed, and Two Reasons it Didn’t
Hainan Airlines takes delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner with “Dream Feather” interiors
HK Express acquisition could set new benchmark for competition concentration
HNA sells 100% of gategroup
JetBlue Is Probably Serious About Flying to Europe. Southwest Isn’t.
L.A. to NYC in Four Hours? Bombardier Says Global 7500 Jet Sets Record
Lufthansa, IAG, Air France-KLM fleets: Lufthansa Group largest
Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth as more people choose Milan Bergamo
UK to South America aviation: Virgin Atlantic enters with 787s
US airlines seek balance between comfort and revenue
WTTC figures highlight importance of tourism to Portugal
Irish Aviation News:
ATTS Represented Finnair, Expedia TAAP and Visit Finland at Irish Travel Trade Show 2019
Behind the 2018 Data: a deep dive into inbound tourism statistics
Business travel to Ireland dipped last year – but the industry isn’t sure why
Geven and Dublin based Velantis team to offer seat leasing services
Irish Tourism Dashboard – February 2019
Norwegian 2Q19 Dublin – Newburgh/Stewart aircraft changes
Ryanair and Mostar Airport advance talks
Stobart Group names executive with significant airlines experience as its chief financial officer from 1 April
Two Northern Ireland sites shortlisted for Heathrow expansion hubs
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 31 March
@A350Blog 1st British Airways #A350-1000 MSN326 to be delivered in July/2019 with crew-familiarization flights London-Madrid in August-September.
From October, Toronto & Dubai. 331 seats including 56 “Club Suites”. Another 3 A350-1000 deliveries in 2019.
@Airlineroute Air India’s long-haul schedule adjustment is in effect until 30APR19, with longer flight times to Europe, Middle East and North America.
@Airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines schedules A350-900XWB service to Toronto from 17JUN19, replacing 777-200LR/787-8.
@PEdmondAero “In retrospect the wide-body decision unfortunately turned out to be fatal,” says @WOW_air boss.
@RwandAnFlyer Last Ryanair flight, from Montpellier, today. They serve MPL, since 7Mar02 Bad relations with local authorities + the arrival of others low cost at MPL, Ryanair is expanding, from others airports in Occitanie, Nimes or Béziers, since years.
Airbus to deliver 300 jets to Chinese airlines
Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 29: IAG Has all the Right Moves
Ethiopian Airlines CEO on consumer trust in Boeing 737 Max
FAA testifies before Congress, calls for 10K more employees
New & Midlife Aircraft Market Dynamics at Growth Frontiers Dublin 2019