Published on December 14th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 14/12/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 December
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 December:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 December
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 December
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 December
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner Hat Trick
EI-GXM Boeing 737-800 Delivered to Ryanair
Aircraft Update:
EI-FWE Sukhoi RRJ95B c/n 95117 Cityjet Ferried Dublin-Shannon 13/12/18 for onward storage, basic Brussels Airlines colours.
OE-IHF Airbus A319-132 c/n 2404 AerCap Ferried Lourdes-Keflavik-Bangor-Goodyear 12-13/12/18 ex AP-BNI.
VN-A558 Airbus A320-232 c/n 2922 Jetstar Pacific Ferried Hanoi-Soekarno–Hatta International 12/12/18 after storage ex EI-EYC.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia becomes first international airline to operate at Melbourne’s Avalon Airport
Bombardier sets December 20 for first Global 7500 delivery
Croatian Airports too expensive – Wizz Air
Emirates marks Christmas with festive offerings
Emirates takes delivery of its last Boeing 777-300ER aircraft
Indigo Partners Opens The Sky For A Virtual WOW Air
Tracking All The U.S. Intelligence Gathering Missions Over the Black Sea After The Kerch Strait Incident
Up to $60 a barrel is oil sweet spot for airlines, says Emirates and Flydubai chief 
United Airlines Announces Largest International Route Expansion in San Francisco
WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time
WOW air is restructuring and going back to its roots
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus one of first three airlines to join IATA’s platform to combat turbulence
ASL Airlines prepares for arrival of second 737-800BCF
Dublin Airport close to breaking 30m barrier after latest record month
GainJet First To Benefit from Ireland’s EJ Registry
Ryanair expands Memmingen operations, to base second aircraft at airport in summer 2019
Ryanair set to break festive season record with 10m passengers
Ryanair starts selling tickets for football games
Universal Asset Management Acquires Boeing 777 Airframe from AerCap
Tweet Picks:
@BizJetBlogger Bombardier sets December 20 for first Global 7500 delivery.
@BoeingAirplanes CEO of GOL: “The #737MAX exceeds the expected performance on every count.” Airline announces it’s taking more MAX jets in 2019, faster than planned to take advantage of great efficiency and range.
@ghimlay .@SunCountryAir new interior features three types of seats – best, better and standard. Best comes with a 34 inch seat pitch, better has 32 and rest 29-30. Best seats have power outlets, USB ports for all other seats.
@ghimlay .@SunCountryAir new in-flight menu. Airline is going to offer free streaming IFE from server on board. No app needed.
@LuxuryTravelled Ryanair are leaving Leipzig/Halle at the end of March – leaving no direct service to London to either Leipzig or Dresden.
Video Picks:
Airline stocks stall on weak guidance
IATA customer survey key findings
Last delivery of the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER
United adds 8 new flights to international routes
Watch CNBC’s full interview with Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian


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