Published on January 8th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 08/01/2019

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 January:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 January:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 January:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 January:
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 January:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Laudamotion adds additional Dublin to Vienna flights:
Ryanair UK secures AOC, registers first Boeing 737-800:
Aircraft Update:
OE-IIR Airbus A321-211 c/n 823 SASOF Aviation Ireland Registered at Paderborn 04/01/19 ex D-ASPC.
OE-IIT Airbus A321-211 c/n 808 SASOF Aviation Ireland Registered at Paderborn 04/01/19 ex D-ASPD.
Global Aviation News:
Apollo Is Considering a Bid for GE’s Jet-Leasing Business
British Airways’ Fleet Refurb & Renewal Plans (2019)
Gulf Air Launches Boutique Business Model Concept
Middle East aviation market expected to be flat in 2019, says Etihad Airways exec
Only Herb Kelleher Could Make an Airline Revolution This Fun
Philippines-India aviation: PAL to Delhi, inbound tourism grows
Qatar Executive Is First G500 International Customer
Runway maintenance upgrade work to start at London Southend in New Year
These Are the Best Airlines and Airports for On-Time Flights
Vintage C-47s To Gather for D-Day Tribute
Why Cut-Price Long-Haul Flights Can Mean Arriving Late
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus prepares for takeoff with €2m brand refresh
Airbus ‘close to aircraft deal’ with latest Irish lessor
Brussels Airlines and Cityjet Sukhoi SuperJet 100s era finishes earlier
One million people in Galway fly Dublin over Shannon Airport
Ryanair reports 12% increase in traffic in December
Ryanair Welcomes CAA’s Issuing Of UK AOC For Ryanair UK
Taxpayers foot bill for €10m airstrips lying idle for a decade
Travel Agents Reject CAR Options for New Bonding Arrangements
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 6 January 
Tweet Picks:
@Airlineroute Air Tanzania’s A220-300 is operating Dar es Salaam – Mwanza route, based on the airline’s schedule listing.
@e_russell A “partnership with China Southern could give Qatar [Airways] access to passengers from the massive mainland China market, who could possibly transit in Doha and connect onto its flights to Europe.
@e_russell Herb Kelleher is an airline legend, founder of Southwest that defined the term “low-fare carrier” and created a whole new segment of the market. He’ll be missed.
@ghimlay Former American CEO Bob Crandall has fond memories of sharing a smoke break with his friend Herb Kelleher. “You knew he was going to compete fiercely. But he would do so in an honest way. He was a man of enormous integrity.”
@winglets747 At 7,785 miles, Garuda Indonesia’s new London Heathrow-Bali (Denpasar) service will be the longest Europe-Asia flight.  It will also be Heathrow’s longest flight after Qantas’ Heathrow-Perth (9,009 miles). Heathrow-Jakarta/Santiago/Singapore also in ranking.
Video Picks:
Airline sell-off an ‘overreaction’: CFRA Analyst
Does the 4-airline flyby herald a bold new future?
Eoghan Corry RTE Morning Ireland Jan 3 2019
Qatar Airways Inaugural Flight to Gothenburg, Sweden
Why WestJet CEO Ed Sims helps clean the aircraft every time he is on it


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