Published on October 22nd, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 22/10/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 October
India Aviation industry newsletter 16 October
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 October
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 October
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 October
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Icelandair commences Boeing 737 MAX 8 service on Dublin route
Ryanair’s first Boeing 737 MAX 200 to be registered as EI-HAT
Aircraft Update:
EI-SLG ATR72-202(F) c/n 183  ASL Airlines Ireland Ferried Basel-Sofia 16/10/18 for Fleet Air International.
LY-ONL Airbus A320-214 c/n 4489 Small Planet Airlines Ferried Vilnius-Sharjah 19/10/18 ex EI-ONL.
Global Aviation News:
A new airport for low-cost carriers planned at Madrid for 2023
As Luxury-Jet Sales Heat Up, Even Used Planes Get `Picked Over’
Black Box Upgrades Urged to Help U.S. Air Crash Investigations
Boeing Extends Push for Deeper China Ties
For budget airlines, all routes lead to Vienna
GOL’s 737 Max Planes Reduced Fuel Costs By 15 Percent
IAG needs Brexit deal to stay within EU rules
Is This Chinese Love-In With Boeing About to End?
Korean Air Mulling ‘Large’ Widebody Jet Order for Expansion
Kremlin Commits More Subsidies for Superjet Operations
Lockheed’s $29 Billion Helicopter Running Short of a Needed Part
Lufthansa canceled 18,000 flights up to August this year
Qatar Airways ‘delighted’ to serve, ‘look’ into investing opportunities in Americas: Al-Baker
Qatar Airways CEO threatens to leave Oneworld alliance, is still interested in investing in a US carrier
The many casualties of European airline industry
Irish Aviation News:
Boost for airport as Amsterdam flights to be reinstated, says MEP
CHC opens new SAR facility in Dublin
Dublin Airport (DUB) Winter 2018/19 (W18) Start of Season Report 
Ethiopian Airlines Cuts Fifth Freedom Flights Between LAX & Dublin
Flybe says it is ‘fully committed’ to Belfast base as shares drop by 39%
One third of Irish planes could be grounded by a no-deal Brexit
Ryanair Signs Agreement With Portuguese Pilot Union SPAC
Stobart Air to launch Newquay-Southend service in April
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 21 October 
Tweet Picks:
@AvWeekScho Boeing’s turn for numbers – 84 of the 107 narrowbody routes longer than 2,500nm are operated by 737s, Randy Tinseth says #aapairlines2018.
@Johnslattery100 The #E195E2 is right on schedule for certification. Conducted the VMU test last month with impressive results! #E2profithunter #profithunter #embraer.
@torbjorngk 95% of airlines fail before they get to the critical mass of 20 aircraft. Over 300 bankruptcies in the last 15+ years. #aapairlines2018.
@torbjorngk Profit per passenger below US$ 10, even in a good year! #aapairlines2018.
@torbjorngk Scoots operating cost is 40% lower than SIA. This cost difference is what’s allowed SIA Group to now be the No 1 foreign airline (in terms of points served) into India and depending on how you count  #1 or #2 to China. #aapairlines2018.
Video Picks:
Amadeus, United Airlines, Etihad, and Seabury Consulting at Skift Global Forum 2018
Delta Air Lines CEO Edward H. Bastian at Skift Global Forum 2018
Emirates First Class | Boeing 777
Ethiopian Pioneers 1st GEnx Engine Repair in Africa
Richard’s Quest: Aboard the World’s Longest Flight


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