Published on June 1st, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 01/06/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 28 May: 

China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 May

India Aviation industry newsletter 28 May

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 May

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 May 

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 28 May

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Emirates Airlines Targets 85% Load Factor on Dublin Route 

Laudamotion Massive Winter Expansion sees new Dublin route 

Aircraft Update:

EI-EWH Airbus A330-223 c/n 991 Standard Chartered Aviation Finance Ferried Bordeaux-Dublin 31/05/18 ex 5N-JIC.

EI-GFN Airbus A319-112 c/n 2442 I-Fly Delivered Naples-Moscow Vnukovo 15/05/18 ex VP-BDY.

Global Aviation News:

Air Canada ‘investing a lot’ in the Australian aviation market

AirAsia Group aiming to increase aircraft utilization to 14 hours per day across all AOCs

Australia Holds Hope MH370 Will One Day Be Found

Delta Air Lines testing use of facial recognition technology for check in and boarding

EU-ASEAN air transport agreement could be reached by end 2018: EU Commission

ICF Aviation: Argentina air traffic could double or triple with deregulation

IndiGo Announces Fuel Surcharge To Counter Rising Oil Prices

Is There a Doctor on the Plane? Increasingly, Airlines Hope Not

Jeju Air SWOT: Korea’s largest LCC must preserve its strengths

Kenya Airways assumes growth in medium range fleet: CEO

Malaysian aviation industry ‘well positioned for growth’, to exceed 100m pax in 2018: MAVCOM

More Growth Ahead For European LCCs

Primera Air CEO: LCC trans Atlantic market ‘is just going to grow’

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus receives ‘stronger than anticipated’ response to network RFP as it closes in on final A321neoLR route plans ahead of type’s 2019 debut

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Aer Lingus to hire 20 aircraft engineering apprentices this year

Jackson Square Aviation Ireland to Lease Six New Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft to Jet Airways

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Jetex to open new Dublin Airport FBO

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New direct flight from Dublin to Hong Kong to take to skies

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O’Leary: Ryanair may make further investment in LaudaMotion

Speech by FS at seminar on Routes to Growth: Creating Opportunities Between Hong Kong and Ireland as Financial Services & Aviation Hubs 

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UK pilots’ union threatens strike action at Ryanair

Ural Airlines signs US$1.5 billion deal to lease 14 B737 MAX 8s from SB Leasing Ireland

Tweet Picks:

@e_russell Delta reiterated to Wolfe Research’s Keay that it plans to fly the #CSeries initially on “Texas to east coast and to west coast routes”.

@flightradar24 In case you missed it earlier today, @SingaporeAir announced the relaunch of @ChangiAirport – @EWRairport service later this year using the @Airbus A350ULR. The flight will cover 9500 mi (15,000 km) and last about 19 hours, or approximately 13 times through the movie ‘Airplane!’.

 @niallokeeffe While traditional low-costs play football, Volotea is playing petanque, chief Carlos Munoz tells @Oliver__Clark. Or, to put it another, Volotea is classical music to Vueling’s rock’n’roll.

@PauloSergioMDC This is fascinating. A time-lapse of an @Emirates @Airbus #A380 “flying” inside a hangar in Dubai, while engineers change the entire landing gear – 22 wheels, 18 brakes and 5 shock struts (the legs), in just 14 days.

@PITairport We are pleased to announce the region’s first nonstop air link with China! China Eastern Airlines will conduct nonstop seasonal charter services connecting Pittsburgh and Shanghai, China commencing on August 3!.

Video Picks:

Airline Weekly’s Seth Kaplan on CNBC’s Closing Bell

G650ER Performance 

IAG Cargo | The National Gallery – Full Interview

Dublin Airport North Runway Potential to Connect, Compete And Grow 

Singapore Airlines to Launch Longest Flight 


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