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Published on October 4th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 04/10/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 1 October:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 Octoberhttp://bit.ly/2RevNgk

India Aviation industry newsletter 1 Octoberhttp://bit.ly/2NQEG1P

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 1 Octoberhttp://bit.ly/2QkBcRP

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 1 Octoberhttp://bit.ly/2OkY7iL

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 Octoberhttp://bit.ly/2QgAyoy

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Ethiopian Airlines delivers third Boeing 737 Max 8 through Dublin Airporthttp://bit.ly/2NUmm7M 

Laudamotion to operate new weekly Dublin-Innsbruck winter servicehttp://bit.ly/2OTe9NI

Aircraft Update:

EI-ESO Boeing 737-8AS c/n 34989 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Shannon 02/10/18.

EI-GGN Airbus A330-202 c/n 489 Air Italy Delivered Rome–Fiumicino-Milan Malpensa 28/09/18 ex A7-ACB.

OE-IMC Boeing 737-83N(F) c/n 32580 GECAS Ferried Jinan Yaoqiang Internationa-Astana International 29/09/18 after freighter-conversion.

UR-CPZ Antonov 12BP c/n 402002  Aeroviz Ferried Miami-Opa locka Executive-St. John’s International-Shannon-Zurich 27-28/09/18 after storage ex UK-12002

Global Aviation News:

Aeroflot’s low-cost subsidiary projects a 50 per cent growth for 2018

Read more: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/aeroflot-low-cost-subsidiary-projects-50-per-cent-growth/

EasyJet Enters Marriage of Convenience With Virgin

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-02/easyjet-signs-virgin-for-trans-atlantic-connections-from-london

Emirates Executive Says M&A Isn’t in DNA of Long-Haul Carrier

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-01/emirates-executive-says-m-a-averse-giant-isn-t-in-etihad-talks

Azur Air ends flights as tour operators support insolvent Small Planet Airlines

Read more: https://www.fvw.com/news/leisure-airlines-azur-air-ends-flights-as-tour-operators-support-insolvent-small-planet-airlines/393/192325/11245

Insights Into European LCCs’ MRO Strategies

Read more: https://www.mro-network.com/operations/insights-european-lccs-mro-strategies

JetBlue Bets on Bag Fees and Fewer-Frills Fare Class to Boost Revenue

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-01/jetblue-bets-on-bag-fees-and-fewer-frills-fare-to-boost-revenue

Jetlines’ new CEO envisions ‘different kind of airline’

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/jetlines-new-ceo-envisions-different-kind-of-airli-452340/ 

Regulators Speed Checks on 737 Engines Tied to Southwest Death

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-01/southwest-air-death-prompts-engine-checks-on-thousands-of-737s

Regulators Mandate More Inspections for 737NG Fan Blades

Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-10-01/regulators-mandate-more-inspections-737ng-fan-blades

Southwest Air Ends an Era With Delivery of Last 737 Next Gen

Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/southwest-air-ends-an-era-with-delivery-of-last-737-next-gen#gs.L9rS2GE

Syphax Airlines Seeks Overseas Partner For 2019 Launch

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/martinrivers/2018/09/25/syphax-airlines-seeks-overseas-partner-for-2019-launch/#69ccb6091211

United Airlines Extends Dreamliner Bet With $2.5 Billion Order

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-01/united-airlines-extends-dreamliner-bet-with-2-5-billion-order

Irish Aviation News:

Gatwick takes Shannon’s lead by opening sensory room

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2018/10/gatwick-takes-shannons-lead-by-opening-sensory-room-93859/

Hainan Airlines revises Edinburgh / Dublin W18 operations

Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280805/hainan-airlines-revises-edinburgh-dublin-w18-operations/

Ryanair closes Bremen base and downsizes Weeze

Read more: https://www.fvw.com/news/airport-cutbacks-ryanair-closes-bremen-base-and-downsizes-weeze/393/192555/11245

New Ryanair route to Ibiza from Shannon in 2019

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2018/10/new-ryanair-route-to-ibiza-from-shannon-in-2019-20198/

Ryanair passenger numbers up by 6% in September despite strikes

Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/1002/999354-ryanair-passenger-numbers/

Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct

Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2018/10/02/ryanair-to-launch-french-bases-at-bordeaux-and-marseille-in-s19-anna-aeros-predictions-prove-correct/

SMBC Aviation Capital concludes five A320neo aircraft deal with new customer, Chilean airline, JetSMART

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aviation-capital-concludes-five-a320neo-aircraft-deal-with-new-customer-chilean-airline-jetsmart/

Tweet Picks: 

@AeronewsRO OFFICIAL / Romanian low-cost operator Blue Air has bought Air Moldova for more than 1.2 billion lei. Blue Air officials said they will pay the debts of Air Moldova and help develop the airline.

@JohnLStrickland Traffic stats from @Ryanair gives context to challenges they face : “During the entire month of September, while we cancelled just over 400 flights, we completed over 68,000 scheduled flights with more than 80% of these flights arriving on time”.Not great but still an achievement.

@JournoDannyAero One wonders if Primera Air’s demise, the issues seemingly dogging Wow Air and the cash crush at Norwegian gives some period of reflection for JetBlue.

@peterbellew Replying to @JohnLStrickland Sadly low cost long haul is the graveyard of ambition for startups.  Seems almost impossible without business class or the deep pockets of a legacy carrier??.

@Vinamralongani Case in point : Russia wants an extortionate sum of money per pax from Icelandic Carrier @wow_air as overflight charges. This makes flying to the Far East commercially unviable for the airline. #AvGeek

Video Picks:

Air NZ our new A321neo nears take-off 

https://youtu.be/YbENeqJlDzI 

Opening up African aviation 

https://youtu.be/IknuMOkgngU 

How WestJet CEO Ed Sims is taking storytelling to the next level with EdTalks

https://youtu.be/vK-N3m_nUXc 

Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly Gives His Best Advice to New Entrepreneurs

https://youtu.be/Uq85rcRiHi0 

Zim News: Government finalises aircraft deal 

https://youtu.be/M5lPIO0PYeM

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