Published on May 2nd, 2019 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/05/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 29 April:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Vueling Airlines commences ad-hoc Airbus A320neo services on Barcelona-Dublin route
EI-GCA Embraer 195LR c/n 19000213 GECAS Ferried CFE-Shannon 02/05/19 for Ukraine International.
OE-IGQ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4393 Air Blue for delivery ex Shannon May IndiGo not taken up.
OE-LOD Airbus A320-214 c/n 3908 LaudaMotion Ferried Vienna-Budapest 30/04/19 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
ACJ319neo Crew Sets Longest-flight Mark
Aviation key UAE growth driver: Sheikh Ahmed
Boeing Sells $3.5 Billion of Bonds as 737 Max Scrutiny Deepens
Frankfurt Airport: First Stone Laying For Terminal 3
‘I would do nothing different’: Former Etihad CEO James Hogan says he has ‘moved on’
SAS Chairman Warns Ongoing Pilot Strike Sets Stage for 2019 Loss
South African Airways Nears Debt Rollover Agreement With Lenders
Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business – sources
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon Announce Q1 2019 Profit of US$176 Million, up 16% Year on Year
DAA in talks with European Investment Bank for up to €200m
Daa plans €40m development spend for Cork Airport over next four years
Dublin Airport will be able to handle summer traffic, vows DAA
NAC delivered one new ATR 72-600, MSN 1458, to Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation (FAT) on lease
Qantas prepares for life after Joyce, but not just yet
The Italian job for Cork! – Tourism Ireland teams up with Ryanair and Cork Airport to grow Italian tourist numbers
@CAPA_Aviation .@GulfAir CCO Vincent Coste: 27% capacity increase in 1Q2019, driven by new 787s. But higher 30% increase in passengers and 4% increase in average ticket value. New boutique airline strategy is working #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@JazeeraAirways CEO Rohit Ramachandran: Adding four A320s this year for total of 13. Have one of highest A320 utilisations in the world – 15 hours per day. Follow basic tenants of LCC model with customisation #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@SalamAir CEO Mohamed Ahmed: SalamAir plans fleet growth to 9 aircraft by end of 2019 and around 20 aircraft in next five years #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@TurkishAirlines CCO Ahmet Olmustur: “Due to location of Istanbul, Turkish Airlines can reach 200 cities with narrowbody aircraft” & “Turkish Airlines transit passengers increased from 1 million in 2002 to 20 million in 2018” #CAPASummit.
@jmhdinger .@BoeingAirplanes does not intend to propose flight simulator time as part of pilot training requirements related to the 737 Max’s return to service, says CEO Muilenburg. Computer-based training will do, he says. #737max.
Burj Khalifa | Etihad Airways
DXB’s Southern Runway Rehabilitation – Part 1: Operations
Emirates keeping its options open when it comes to Boeing 737 Max, CEO says
Go Your Own Way | Etihad Airways Economy Class
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