Published on May 15th, 2019 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/05/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Up to 66 daily flights to and from Dublin Airport to North America for summer peak
N283NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 2920 Allegiant Air Delivered Shannon-Bangor-Puerto Rico 10/05/19 in all white colours ex F-WTBG.
N1501P Boeing 767-3P6 c/n 24983 Cargo Aircraft Management Ferried Wilmington Air Park-Shannon-Tel Aviv 12-14/05/19 for freighter conversion.
2-ACSC Airbus A319-112 c/n 3094 Aero Capital Ferried Prague-St Athan-Prague 14/05/19 prior lease to CSA Czech Airlines.
Global Aviation News:
Berlin Tegel: easyJet’s operation revives the airport but needs time
Cardiff Airport calls for APD to be devolved
Manchester Airport, UK’s number 3 airport, shrugs off Monarch’s exit
Norwegian Air may close subsidiary in Argentina
Onex’s WestJet deal to shake up airline industry — and Air Transat may be its next target
Putting the ‘International’ in Tampa International Airport
Sun Country carves out new opportunities
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus A321neo Photos (EI-LRA)
Cut DAA’s €40m State dividend payout to boost airports, says aviation regulator
Flybe unveils Belfast winter schedule
Inflight Dublin Makes Four Customer Announcements
Jackson Square Aviation Ireland Announces Delivery Of One Boeing 737-800 Aircraft To T’Way
Ryanair Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary At Manchester Airport
Ryanair increases frequency of flights from Ukraine
@Airlineroute AIRFRANCE A350-900XWB to serve Toronto from 25NOV19.
@SeanM1997 Cardiff Airport calls for Air Passenger Duty (APD) to be devolved to the Welsh Assembly, similar to what is in place in Scotland. However, as the airport is owned by the Welsh Government & 2 weeks ago they called for a Climate Emergency – I sense hypocrisy.
@SeanM1997 Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) will lose Flybe routes to Alicante, Dublin, Faro, Jersey, Malaga, Newquay, Palma and Paris CDG from 26 October 2019. Flybe only routes to DSA will be to Amsterdam (daily) and Belfast City (4x weekly) this Winter.
@SeanM1997 In Winter 2019, Norwegian will reduce its London Gatwick to USA routes. In Summer 2019, the airline flew to 12 US destinations. In Winter 2019, it will fly to just 7. Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas and Seattle are not shown for Winter 2019 as yet.
@SeanM1997 Southampton (SOU) will lose Flybe routes to Aberdeen, Alicante, Avignon, Bastia, Malaga, Nantes and Palma from 26 October 2019.
@TomRisen Pilots and management are optimistic Onex purchase of Canada’s second largest airline (including debt) gives @WestJet the chance to focus on growing into a global carrier.
Adrian Kubicki – LOT Polish Airlines will carry 10 million passengers in 2019
airBaltic celebrating the Restoration of Independence of the
Beijing’s new airport has welcomed four planes for test flights
Data-driven audit management at Dublin Airport Authority
WestJet to be bought by Onex in $5-billion deal, including debt