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ADS-B Out Deadline Looms for Some PBN Routes in India ADS-B Out will be required for aircraft flying certain performance-based navigation (PBN) routes in Indian airspace above FL290, according to newly released Airports Authority of India AIP supplement 148/2018 effective 1 January 2019. Aircraft operators must indicate the appropriate ADS-B... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Acumen Aviation Blog
Boeing Delivers 2,000th Airplane to a Chinese Airline Boeing delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. Boeing delivered its first 1,000 airplanes to Chinese airlines over four decades. The next 1,000 Boeing jets have now been delivered in just over the past five... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Acumen Aviation Blog
Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines reinforce connectivity between Mexico and Detroit by launching new route Starting May 1, 2019, Aeromexico and its joint cooperation agreement alliance partner Delta Air Lines, will launch service to San Luis Potosi a key market for the automotive industry. Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Acumen Aviation Blog
Avolon takes back control of four aircraft leased to Wow Air According to The Irish Times 30 November Avolon has taken back control of four aircraft that it had leased to Wow Air. The aircraft in question are two Airbus A330s and two A320s. Embraer and NAC Sign Firm Order... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Acumen Aviation Blog
The information contained is sourced from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-FJG Boeing 737-8JP c/n 37818 FlyBondi Ferried Budapest-London... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Acumen Aviation Blog
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Acumen Aviation recently held its annual off-site event. This was a great experience bringing together our global team from China, India, Ireland and United States together in our Bangalore office, perfectly located to act as our hub for staff to meet, collaborate and get to know one another. Healthy relationships... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Gulf airlines plan twice daily flights to Kerala's new airport Gulf airlines are likely to get special permission from the Indian civil aviation authorities to operate two daily flights to Kannur International Airport, the new international airport in the southern state of Kerala that starts operations. The flights, if allowed,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
BAA Training and Chinese HNCA to Open Pilot Training Centre BAA Training has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) announcing the start of cooperation for Henan-based Joint Venture aviation training company in People's Republic of China (PRC). BAA Training and HNCA enter... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of One New Airbus A321-200 Aircraft with Frontier Airlines Air Lease Corporation 29 November announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321-200 aircraft on long-term lease to Frontier Airlines featuring CFM International CFM56-5B3/3 engines, this A321-200 is the first of two A321-200 aircraft confirmed to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Avolon Celebrates the world’s first Airbus A330NEO delivery to TAP Airlines Avolon 26 November celebrated the delivery of the world’s first Airbus A330neo to TAP Airlines . The delivery took place during a ceremony at Airbus’ facility in Toulouse where Avolon, Airbus, TAP and Rolls-Royce, the aircraft engine manufacturer, were... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
The information contained is sourced from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-EWH Airbus A330-223 c/n 891 Standard Chartered Aviation... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Indian Aviation Faces Headwinds According to Sydney-based consultancy Centre for Aviation (CAPA), Indian airlines are expected to post combined losses of up to $1.9 billion this financial year led by full-service carriers Air India and Jet Airways. Even low-cost carrier IndiGo, the country's largest airline in terms of passengers carried... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
ATSG Delivers Boeing 767 Freighter to SkyTaxi of Poland Air Transport Services Group announced 20 November the delivery by its Cargo Aircraft Management subsidiary of a Boeing 767-200 converted freighter to SkyTaxi of Poland under a seven-year lease. Cargo Aircraft Management also has granted SkyTaxi an option to lease a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 November 2018 All major airports in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region reach 10 million throughput level. According to China.org.cn Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport in north China's Hebei Province welcomed its 10 millionth passenger of 2018.The milestone meant that all major airports in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, one of China's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Lessor SMBC Posts 7.5% Interim Profit Growth SMBC Aviation Capital has posted a $168 million first-half pre-tax profit, up 7.5% on the prior year, and is preparing for a $1 billion capital boost over the coming weeks. SMBC Aviation Capital CEO Peter Barrett said that the company delivered a “solid... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
The information contained is sourced from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-FWE Sukhoi RRJ95B c/n 95117 Cityjet Ferried Brussels... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Acumen Aviation is delighted to announce our Chief Commercial Officer (COO) Eamonn Cronin and Chief Intelligence Officer (CIO) Amit Tyagi is to speak at Aircraft Economic Life Summit, Gibson Hotel, Dublin , Ireland today Tuesday 20 November. Our Chief Intelligence Officer (CIO) Amit Tyagi is to speak on the Aircraft... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Avolon Places 15 Airbus A320neo Aircraft with Vistara Avolon announced 15 November the placement of fifteen Airbus A320neo aircraft with Vistara. The delivery of the aircraft will commence in June 2019 and continue up to August 2021. These are the first aircraft Avolon will have on lease to Vistara. Bangalore... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
ATR 42-600 Finishes China Demo Tour The ATR 42-600 on Monday completed a demonstration tour of southwestern China, where it operated in mountainous environments to show its high-altitude capabilities. The tour saw the smaller of the ATR 600-series tandem of turboprops visit several airports in Yunnan Province, including the highest... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
Atlas Air Worldwide Delivers 20th 767-300 Freighter To Amazon Atlas Air Worldwide announced 12 November the delivery of its twentieth B767-300 converted freighter to Amazon. The aircraft, which bears tail number N1487A, entered into Amazon’s domestic air network ahead of the peak holiday season to serve its growing customer demand.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
The information contained is sourced from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-EZC Airbus A319-112 c/n 2879 Rossiya Airlines Ferried... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
ALI Chair addresses Airfinance Conference in Hong Kong On 1st November 2018, ALI Chair, David Swan addressed the Airfinance Conference in Hong Kong about the merits of Ireland as a location for aircraft leasing. David Swan explained that Ireland has been the leading centre for aircraft leasing globally for many... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
CDB Aviation and SpiceJet Sign Lease Agreement for Three 737 MAX Aircraft CDB Aviation announced 6 November that the company signed an agreement with India’s low-cost carrier SpiceJet for the long-term lease of three Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. “We are pleased to forge this new agreement with SpiceJet for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
AAR and Ameco Sign Long-Term RB211 Repair Deal at MRO APAC AAR signed a long-term contract with Ameco, a world MRO expert in RB211 repair and disassembly at MRO APAC. The deal positions AAR to provide long-term support to customers in the market for this Rolls-Royce engine. The agreement includes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog
AIM Altitude Signs Memorandum of Understanding with China Southern Airlines AIM Altitude signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Southern Airlines. The MOU marks the award of the airline’s latest 737 MAX Galley programme to AIM Altitude, who have been a major galley supplier to China Southern for a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Acumen Aviation Blog