Published on April 2nd, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 02/04/2019

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 1 April:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 April:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 April:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 1 April:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 1 April:
North America Newsletter 1 April:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Air Canada Rouge makes brief return to Dublin market pending Air Canada A330 deliveries:
Cityjet ferries Sukhoi SSJ100 fleet to Shannon for storage:
Aircraft Update:
B-5361 Boeing 737-86J c/n 30063 Shenzhen Airlines Ferried Shenzhen-Ürümqi Diwopu International-Helsinki-Shannon-Castellón 29-30/03/19 on return to lessor.
EI-GEC CRJ900 c/n 15240 Cityjet Position Rome Fiumicino-Copenhagen 29/03/19 after paint into all white on wet-lease to SAS ex OY-KFH.
EI-GED CRJ900 c/n 15246 Cityjet Position Norwich-Brussels 30/03/19 after paint on wet-lease to Brussels Airlines ex OY-KFL.
LN-NHF Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42075 Ruili Airlines Ferried Bournemouth-Oslo 28/03/19 to become B-1189.
Global Aviation News:
Cornwall re-connected to Heathrow with subsidised flights
Emirates airline’s focus on tech will ‘save a lot of costs’, says Sheikh Ahmed
Five Reasons WOW Airlines Failed, and Two Reasons it Didn’t
Hainan Airlines takes delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner with “Dream Feather” interiors
HK Express acquisition could set new benchmark for competition concentration
HNA sells 100% of gategroup
JetBlue Is Probably Serious About Flying to Europe. Southwest Isn’t.
L.A. to NYC in Four Hours? Bombardier Says Global 7500 Jet Sets Record
Lufthansa, IAG, Air France-KLM fleets: Lufthansa Group largest
Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth as more people choose Milan Bergamo
UK to South America aviation: Virgin Atlantic enters with 787s
US airlines seek balance between comfort and revenue
WTTC figures highlight importance of tourism to Portugal
Irish Aviation News:
ATTS Represented Finnair, Expedia TAAP and Visit Finland at Irish Travel Trade Show 2019
Behind the 2018 Data: a deep dive into inbound tourism statistics
Business travel to Ireland dipped last year – but the industry isn’t sure why
Geven and Dublin based Velantis team to offer seat leasing services
Irish Tourism Dashboard – February 2019
Norwegian 2Q19 Dublin – Newburgh/Stewart aircraft changes
Ryanair and Mostar Airport advance talks
Stobart Group names executive with significant airlines experience as its chief financial officer from 1 April
Two Northern Ireland sites shortlisted for Heathrow expansion hubs
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 31 March
Tweet Picks:
@A350Blog 1st British Airways #A350-1000 MSN326 to be delivered in July/2019 with crew-familiarization flights London-Madrid in August-September.
From October, Toronto & Dubai. 331 seats including 56 “Club Suites”. Another 3 A350-1000 deliveries in 2019.
@Airlineroute Air India’s long-haul schedule adjustment is in effect until 30APR19, with longer flight times to Europe, Middle East and North America.
@Airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines schedules A350-900XWB service to Toronto from 17JUN19, replacing 777-200LR/787-8.
@PEdmondAero “In retrospect the wide-body decision unfortunately turned out to be fatal,” says @WOW_air boss.
@RwandAnFlyer Last Ryanair flight, from Montpellier, today. They serve MPL, since 7Mar02 Bad relations with local authorities + the arrival of others low cost at MPL, Ryanair is expanding, from others airports in Occitanie, Nimes or Béziers, since years.
Video Picks:
Airbus to deliver 300 jets to Chinese airlines
Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 29: IAG Has all the Right Moves
Ethiopian Airlines CEO on consumer trust in Boeing 737 Max
FAA testifies before Congress, calls for 10K more employees
New & Midlife Aircraft Market Dynamics at Growth Frontiers Dublin 2019


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