Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Headlines
  • TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE - The ongoing boom in travel demand within Asia Pacific, together with challenges posed by climate change and growing global instability, as well as the pace of technological change in the lives we all lead, will shape airports that might – apart from the obvious building-with-planes-nearby similarities – be almost unrecognisable...
  • FAA requires airlines to replace GEnx-2B fuel manifolds - The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering airlines to replace fuel manifolds on some GE Aviation GEnx-2B67 engines, which power Boeing 747-8s, due to the risk of an engine fire. Collected and summarized from the source below by Quynh Hoa https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/faa-requires-airlines-to-replace-genx-2b-fuel-manifo-454104/
  • Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records - Lessors own about half of the commercial aviation aircraft fleet. Lessors have been playing an increasing role in commercial aircraft financing and operations, with operating leases now accounting for nearly half of the world’s fleet and well over half of used, midlife aircraft. But lessors are hardly powerful enough to...
  • Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again - The turbulence in airline stocks is yet to ease as news of fresh production cuts and calming trade concerns sent oil prices surging. U.S. airline shares have traded closely with fluctuations in oil prices over the past few months. Fuel prices have taken airlines for a ride, and it looks...
  • Why India’s Airlines Struggle to Turn Growth Into Profit - Intense rivalry is forcing a price war on airfares in India. Even the well-managed, airline market leader IndiGo recently declared a quarterly loss. But some of the weaker players may be culled in the next couple of years. Collected and summarized from the source below by Quynh Hoa https://skift.com/2018/12/03/why-indias-airlines-struggle-to-turn-growth-into-profit/