Published on October 18th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/10/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 October: http://bit.ly/2ylx39J
India Aviation industry newsletter 16 October: http://bit.ly/2yHxyu4
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 October: http://bit.ly/2EjXCBt
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 October: http://bit.ly/2OoV1Lx
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 October: http://bit.ly/2AaS8VM
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
ASL Airlines Boeing 737-300 EI-STA completes Aer Lingus wet-lease operation: http://bit.ly/2NGqLGw
Ryanair adds a record six Boeing 737-800 aircraft in 27 hour period as fleet to grows to 450: http://bit.ly/2ElYhCN
Turkish Airlines introduces Boeing 737 MAX 8 on Dublin route: http://bit.ly/2yim9S1
A6-FDJ Boeing 737-8KN c/n 40237 Eastar Jet Painted at Shannon 18/10/18 to become HL8342.
EI-EZD Airbus A319-112 c/n 2913 Royal Jordanian Ferried Norwich-Pulkovo Airport-Moscow Domodedovo 16-17/10/18 after paint prior delivery.
G-MISG Boeing 737-3L9 c/n 27833 Cello Aviation Ferried Strasbourg-Birmingham-St Athan 11-12/10/18 parked since.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus hit by more A321neo, A321LR delays
Cobalt Air is seeking new investors amid financial difficulty: report
Europe Still Struggling with Traffic Delays as Congestion Soars
Gatwick Airport Wants to Plan Flights From the Emergency Runway
Hawaiian Airlines CEO confident carrier can compete with Southwest
Norwegian Air Argentina starts domestic 737 operations
One in three Swiss flights delayed
Southwest Airlines Just Made an Eye-Opening Change to Its Service That Passengers Will Love (and No One Noticed)
Textron Aviation and NetJets Strengthen Industry-Leading Relationship with Option to Expand Fleet with Citation Longitude and Citation Hemisphere Jets
Tommy Barton column: Savannah should go all out to land Southwest Airlines
Widerøe threatens route cancellations
WOW Air retrenching? Service to three Midwest cities axed
Irish Aviation News:
EI-GXI Boeing 737-800 Ryanair Flown to New Iberia, La for painting
Ethiopian Airlines re-opens Los Angeles bookings from mid-Dec 2018; Dublin changes
Gothenburg-Dublin route to launch
Icelandair to introduce Boeing 737 MAX 9 on Dublin route from October 2019
Making history at Shannon: Gainjet Ireland takes delivery of the world’s first EJ-registered aircraft
Mount Charles agrees new £30m contract with Belfast International Airport
Oscar Wilde becomes Norwegian Airlines ‘tail fin hero’ on anniversary of playwright’s birth
Ryanair VAT Deduction OK in Failed Aer Lingus Deal: EU Court
Silversea announces Dublin as new departure gateway for 2019/2020 voyages
@AlexInAir .@AirBaltic CEO: “It’s the job of the politicians to find a solution, execute it and do something. Britain has taken a vote to leave the #EU, they have not taken a vote to stop aviation” #Brexit.
@ghimlay Logical to assume that scheduled capacity in most markets has only grown through the years. But capacity within the Caribbean this year is at an all-time low since 2004 (furthest back I could go). Interesting for a market where some of the biggest airlines aren’t local.
@justinbachman Airlines, especially that one in Atlanta, compete for corporate travelers and product, punctuality matter more in 2018 than a few bucks on price.
@justinbachman United Continental boosted its 2018 profit outlook for the third time this year, overcoming higher oil prices as strong travel demand buoys a financial turnaround at the No. 3 U.S. airline.
@justinbachman Why Poland is planning Europe’s biggest airport, one Michael O’Leary dubs a “shiny cathedral in the middle of nowhere.
Irish Air Corps CASA 235 AirDropBox third party deployments, Military, Disaster zone and Drone
Jonathan Ornstein, Chairman and CEO, Mesa Airlines
Qatar Airways: Flights to Iran will continue
Storm Callum at Bristol Airport
Turkish Airlines: We flew like we’ve never flown before!