Avia Solutions Group: Aviation Market Overview 2011-08-05


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Avia Solutions Group: Aviation Market Overview 2011-08-05

  1. 1. AVIATION MARKET OVERVIEW 5 August 2011LESSORSThe Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance (IFC) received firm orders for 10 AntonovAn-158s. The contract is worth $300 million.Read more-->International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) completed agreement to lease to ThaiAirways six new B787-8s, two new 787-9s and options for another two new 787-9s.Read more-->Air Lease Corporation delivers its first Embraer 190 to TRIP Linhas Aéreas.Read more-->AIRLINESLufthansa made a firm order for thirty Airbus A320neo Family airplanes.Read more-->Boeing and Korean Air made public an order for two additional Next-Generation 737-900ER (extended range) jetliners.Read more-->Korean Air Converts Letter of Intent to Firm Order for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft.Read more-->Air China invested CNY86.8 million ($13.5 million) for a 31% stake in the Lhasa-basedstartup Tibet Airlines, which officially began operations this week.Read more-->Estonian Air to increase frequency of Tallinn-St. Petersburg flights.Read more-->Finnair and Belavia sign a codeshare agreement.Read more-->UTair Aviation-affiliate UTair-Finance issues bonds totalling 1.5 billion roubles.Read more-->Royal Jordanian received a third Airbus A330 aircraft, replacing two A310 passengeraircraft scheduled for retirement in the near future.Read more-->Polish Airlines LOT published financial results for 1H 2011. Poland’s national carrierdecreased its losses by PLN 32 million in comparison with 1H 2010.Read more-->Swiss International Air Lines (Group) reported operating profit of CHF 129 million for 1H2011.Read more-->Ryanair July Passenger Numbers Up 6 Pct.Read more-->
  2. 2. Ryanair reports first quarter net profit of EUR 139 million.Read more-->Deutsche Lufthansa AG posted operating profit of three million euros for 1H 2011, 174million euros over the previous year.Read more-->Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second-largest airline, published operational results for 1H2011 including June, showing steady and significant growth rates in key indicators.Read more-->Flydubai doubles fleet with 18th aircraft.Read more-->Airberlin: more passengers and increased capacity utilization in July.Read more-->Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia launched the first phase in their alliance: an initialinterline agreement and reciprocal lounge access to eligible customers.Read more-->Singapore Airlines had an 82% drop in net profits to S$45 million ($37.3 million) comparedto S$253 million in the same quarter in 2010.Read more-->Estonian Air passenger number on Tallinn-Moscow route up 59% in seven months.Read more-->IAG confirmed its firm order for eight of Airbuss eco-efficient A330 Family aircraft for itsIberia fleet.Read more-->Air Arabia announces Q2 2011 net profit of AED 51 million.Read more-->AIRCRAFT & ENGINE MANUFACTURERSAirbus is to acquire US-based air traffic management company Metron Aviation in a dealbefore 2012, pending regulatory approval.Read more-->Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced $941 million 2Q net income, or $1.25 per share, on totalrevenues of $16.5 billion.Read more-->Embraer reports 2nd quarter net income of $96.4 million.Read more-->Embraer plans to make decision by end of year on strategy to address evolving narrowbodymarket after Boeing declares plans to re-engine some of its 737 narrowbodied.Read more-->New Boeing 747-8 Freighter Completes Certification Flight Testing.Read more-->GippsAERO Selects Rolls-Royce M250 Engine for New GA10 Aircraft.Read more-->
  3. 3. MROAircraft technical support and maintenance enterprise FL Technics AB acquired 7 Boeing737-300s from global low-cost airline AirAsia for disassembling into spare parts andcomponents.Read more-->SR Technics and Virgin Australia have concluded major component maintenance andtechnical training agreements.Read moreTurkish Technic signed an APS3200 APU repair services contract with SKY Airlines.Read moreJet Aviation Zurich now also performs maintenance on Citation CJ4 Aircraft.Read moreAVIATION TRAINING & GROUND HANDLINGBaltic Aviation Academy UAB (BAA) got a certificate to allow them to conduct BombardierDash 8Q-400 training courses.Read more-->The Oxford Aviation Academy has received flight training approval by Singapores CivilAviation Authority, becoming the first company outside Singapore to receive such approval.Read more-->CAE won three new contracts for full-flight simulators—an Airbus A320 FFS for Aeroflotand an A320 and a Boeing 737 for the Zhuhai Flight Training Centre.Read moreVolga-Dnepr Airlines delivered a flight simulator for training Sukhoi Superjet 100 flightcrews to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company in Moscow on two cargo planes, an AN-124 and anIL-76TD-90VD, from Châlons-en-Champagne, France.Read more-->AIRPORTXi’an Xianyang International Airport (China) announced big commercial plans for its newTerminal 3, featuring 88 retail spaces over 11,400 m². The new facility is scheduled to openin March, 2012.Read more-->Vilnius Airport Shows Stable Growth in the Number of Passengers and Aircraft Loading.Read more-->Brussels Airport: 8.6 million passengers in the first half of the year, growth of 12.1%.Read more-->First Half 2011: Fraport Continues to Profit from Worldwide Growth in Air Traffic.Read more-->
  4. 4. OTHERACI releases World Airport Traffic Report 2010.Read more-->Air Transport Association recommends actions to help ensure the viability of alternativejet fuels.Read more-->Airline earnings showing first drop in two years, IATA says.Read more-->