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Sydney: CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit

The CAPA Australia Pacific Summit (1-2 August) will gather 800+ aviation and corporate travel experts including CEOs from airlines and airports across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands plus a selection of leaders serving the region.

CAPA Latin America Aviation & LCCs Summit

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Cartagena: CAPA Latin America Aviation & LCCs Summit

The summit will bring together high ranking executives of airlines, airports and travel and government organisations from across Latin America and beyond to address the key strategic and commercial issues affecting aviation development

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SIA Engineering commented (19-Jul-2018) on the company's operational outlook. SIA Engineering stated while the MRO environment "remains challenging, the group's performance will continue to benefit from its portfolio of strategic partnerships". SIA Engineering added: "The transformation journey we have embarked on to better serve our customers and improve our performance is progressing with phased implementation of various productivity and revenue generation initiatives. We will continue to invest in innovation and technology to enhance our capabilities". [more - original PR]

Air Austral, Air Madagascar and Kenya Airways confirmed (19-Jul-2018) they signed a partnership MoU on 18-Jul-2018, designed to position Nairobi as a hub for the carriers, in addition to Antananarivo and Saint-Denis. The airlines intend to codeshare on operations between mainland Africa and destinations in the Indian Ocean. The parties may also cooperate in other areas, including fleets, maintenance, training and cargo. The partnership was initially proposed by Air Austral as part of its business plan for Air Madagascar. [more - original PR - French]

Morocco's Office National Des Aeroports (ONDA) reported (16-Jul-2018) the following traffic highlights for Moroccan airports:

  • Jun-2018:
    • Passengers: 1.6 million, +25.66% year-on-year;
    • Cargo: 7098 tons, +4.35%;
  • 1H2018:

AirAsia Group completed (19-Jul-2018) the initial transfer of assets pursuant to the sale of Asia Aviation Capital to BBAM Limited Partnership on 18-Jul-2018. AirAsia Group transferred 17 aircraft to FLY Leasing and Incline B Aviation and received gross proceeds of USD172 million. Of the total, USD14.5 million was applied towards meeting the capital call by Incline B GP (Cayman), which AirAsia Group previously agreed to become a limited partner of Incline B Parallel. AirAsia Group transferred 30 aircraft to date and received gross proceeds of USD355 million. The company is on schedule with the planned staggered disposals of the remaining 54 aircraft and 14 aircraft engines. [more - original PR]

JAL Group reported (19-Jul-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2018:

  • Passengers:
    • Domestic: 2.8 million, +3.0% year-on-year;
    • International: 765,582, +11.8%;
      • Southeast Asia: 280,364, +4.9%;
      • China: 132,867, +30.4%;
      • America: 118,574, +7.5%;
      • Hawaii/Guam: 112,166, +24.5%;
      • Europe: 60,724, +2.1%;
      • Korea: 46,009, -2.2%;
      • Oceania: 14,542, +74.7%;
  • Passenger load factor:
    • Domestic: 70.6%, +0.8ppt;
    • International: 84.4%, +2.2ppts;
      • China: 88.2%, +16.4ppts;
      • America: 88.2%, +2.3ppts;
      • Guam: 85.7%, +1.5ppts;
      • Europe: 85.3%, +2.4ppts;
      • Korea: 83.0%, +7.0ppts;
      • Southeast Asia: 80.2%, -0.4ppt;
      • Oceania: 72.5%, 4.0ppts;
  • Cargo:

CFM International secured (19-Jul-2018) orders and commitments for 858 LEAP and CFM56 engines at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. When combined with long term services agreements, the orders and commitments have a total value of USD15.7 billion at list price. Orders include:

  • Hongtu Airlines: CFM56-5B engines and rate per flight hour (RPFH) agreement, valued at USD408 million;
  • Vistara: LEAP-1A engines, valued at USD375 million;
  • Loong Air: CFM56-5B & LEAP-1A RPFH, valued at USD500 million;
  • STARLUX: LEAP-1A engines and RPFH, valued at USD220 million;
  • Comair: LEAP-1B RPFH, valued at USD160 million;
  • Aviation Capital Group: LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD848 million;
  • Air Lease Corporation: LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD3.3 billion;
  • Aeromexico: LEAP-1B RPFH, valued at USD2.3 billion;
  • Goshawk: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD580 million;
  • CALC: CFM56-5B & LEAP-1A engines, valued at USD550 million;
  • Jackson Square Aviation: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD870 million;
  • TAROM: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD145 million;
  • GOL: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD435 million;
  • Jet Airways: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD2.2 billion;
  • VietJet: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD2.9 billion;
  • Seacons Trading: LEAP-1B engines, valued at USD29 million. [more - original PR]

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LCCs diversify, in different directions

Issue 44
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CAPA Global Aviation Outlook 2018

Issue 43
  • Aviation Outlook: 2017 was aviation’s sweetest spot ever, but oil prices could spoil the party in 2018
  • Northeast Asia: Chinese airlines begin to take on the role of disruptor
  • Asian Airports: Asia on the ascent
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