Published on March 5th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 05/03/2018

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

Aircraft Repossessions – Mitigating costs by Amit Tyagi:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February:

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 26 February:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 26 February:

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February:

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus 12th Airbus A330 Enters Revenue Service: 

Ryanair increases fleet to 422 Aircraft in February: 

Aircraft Update: 

EI-GDY Boeing 737-800 c/n 44818 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 03/03/18.

EI-GJD Boeing 737-800 c/n 44823 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 03/03/18.

EI-GJE Boeing 737-800 c/n 44821 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 03/03/18.

OY-CRV ATR72-212A(500) c/n 782 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Billund-Woensdrecht 02/03/18 ex HS-KAF.

Global Aviation News:

All AirAsia units make profit for the ‘first time’ in Dec-2017 quarter

American Airlines Coming soon: Basic Economy on select flights to Europe

American Takes On Norwegian Air With Trans-Atlantic Basic Fares

AirAsia Slashes Its Parachute

BA to launch long-haul ‘basic economy’ fares

Boeing Is Getting Ready to Sell Flying Taxis

Etihad denies reports of divestment of its 24% stake in Jet Airways

Has Warren Buffett Fallen In LUV With Southwest Airlines?

Ice-Proofing Pays Off as Heathrow Endures Rare London Blizzard

United Airlines justifies replacing A350-1000 order with A350-900s

WestJet introduces Econo fare for the ‘value-seeking guest’

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus: Better Than Ever And A Great Choice For Your Next Trip

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair aim high with ticket tie-up 

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Air Europa and Ryanair plan full interline agreement in 2019 [Spanish] 

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Alicante smashes 13m passenger milestone; Ryanair is #1 carrier

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Avolon Announces Pricing of US$500 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

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Eurocontrol DG Eamonn Brennan: Traffic growth has ‘taken off again’ in Europe

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NAC delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1482, to Eastern Airways on lease

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‘Renewed push on Cork to US flights needed’

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Ryanair calls time on Glasgow where it is currently the third biggest airline; more than one aircraft being lost as 19 routes are poised to close

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Ryanair Launches 37 New Routes From Italy

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Ryanair announces 4 new routes from Lithuania

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SAS CEO: SAS Ireland operations ‘got off to a flying start’

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Social media backlash over a start-up regional airline’s “steep” €79 ($96) launch fares really shows how much customer price expectations have shifted

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Tourism Ireland Looks to Increase Spanish Numbers

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Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Is Charles de Gaulle the next primary airport for Ryanair?

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Vedder Price Advises BBAM on Acquisition of AirAsia Group Aircraft

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Tweet Picks:

@e_russell “If Boeing can come up with a light widebody that is as cost competitive as the Max, similar in turnaround time, that will be of interest to us,” Copa CEO Heilbron tells @ghimlay.

@e_russell “We’ve got to be focused on getting the bank moving,” says Boeing Commercial CEO McAllister on Ex-Im. #Aviation18.

@jmhdinger Asked about Boeing’s midsize airplane concept, @BoeingAirplanes CEO McAllister: “There is an opportunity between the single aisles and twin aisles. That opportunity is an aircraft with 200 to 270 seats and up to 5,000nm [range]… This airplane is a big opportunity” #aviation18.

@lesliejosephs .@boeing commercial airplanes CEO Kevin McAllister on NMA “We have a lot more to do” including figuring out right investment, right cost, strategy. #Aviation18.

@MiddleSeatView Gary Kelly, @SouthwestAir head honcho, says he doesn’t have any regrets on their all-Boeing fleet. #Aviation18 #itbetterbeboeingorImnotgoing.

Video Picks:

Deserted Dublin airport March 2 2018

E190-E2 triple certification

KLM Welcome home

Painting TAP Air Portugal first A330neo

World Wildlife Day | Emirates Airline


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