Published on April 11th, 2019 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/04/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 8 April:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 April: http://bit.ly/2YUjGZQ
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 April: http://bit.ly/2IpnHjj
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 April: http://bit.ly/2I78jZg
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 April: http://bit.ly/2OWfG6B
North America Newsletter 8 April: http://bit.ly/2Up2Q6S
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Stobart Air opens Dublin Embraer 195 base: http://bit.ly/2TXW0QF
Stobart Air Retires ATR72-500 Fleet: http://bit.ly/2Vt18Oj
C-GHPD Airbus A321-211 c/n 5681 Air Canada Ferried Lake City Gateway-Montréal-Shannon 06-09/041/19 after paint ex TF-KID.
OE-IGQ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4393 IndiGo AIrlines Ferried Sofia-Shannon 09/04/19 in full colours prior delivery.
TF-GMA Airbus A321-211 c/n 7127 Air Lease Corp Ferried Toronto-Shannon-Ostrava 08-09/04/19.
2-ACSB Airbus A319-112 c/n 3043 Aero Capital Solutions Ferried Prague-St Anthan 10/04/19 in CSA Airlines colours ex OK-MEK.
Global Aviation News:
All four British Airways heritage liveries in one incredible shot
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/international-airlines-group-iag/british-airways/all-four-british-airways-heritage-liveries-in-one-incredible-shot/
Delta Air Lines Announces 2019 March Quarter Profit
Etihad Airways to Seek $600 Million Loan for Planes
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-07/etihad-airways-is-said-to-seek-600-million-loan-for-planes
European landscape still a rough ride for smaller carriers
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/283825/european-landscape-still-a-rough-ride-for-smaller-carriers/
It’s Time to Ditch U.S. Frequent-Flyer Programs for International Ones
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-09/it-s-time-to-ditch-u-s-frequent-flyer-programs-for-international-ones
JetBlue CEO applauded for act on flight
Read more: https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2019/04/08/jetblue-ceo-applauded-for-act-on-flight/23708364/
Kenya Airways Sees Profit From Proposed Airport Deal by 2022
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-09/kenya-airways-sees-profit-from-proposed-airport-deal-by-2022
Palma is the Mediterranean’s main tourist airport
Read more: https://www.majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2019/04/06/55079/palma-the-mediterranean-main-tourist-airport.html
Qatar Airways GCEO praises new Muscat Airport
Read more: https://timesofoman.com/article/1107566
UK airlines and airports feel Brexit impact
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/283807/uk-airlines-and-airports-feel-brexit-impact/
United adds A321XLR as possible 757 replacement
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-adds-a321xlr-as-possible-757-replacement-457311/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus excludes Airbus A350 from its future long-haul fleet expansion
Airlines and CSPs Takeoff to Dublin to Secure In-Flight Content at APEX MultiMedia Market
Air Transat to operate Toronto-Dublin A321neo LR service from May 2020
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283811/air-transat-updates-a321neo-lr-european-network-in-s19s20/
Belfast Live Launches Major Airport Campaign
Dublin’s focus on airline customers
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/283824/dublins-focus-on-airline-customers/
First of Ryanair’s five new routes take off from Cork Airport
Read more: https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/First-of-Ryanairs-five-new-routes-take-off-from-Cork-Airport–740550a6-f204-4244-8769-ae8d5bd577de-ds
Norwegian Air Sweden to operate on one-time basis Oslo & Stockholm Arlanda to Dublin from August
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283842/norwegian-air-sweden-outlines-initial-operations-from-august-2019/
United Airlines resumes summer Shannon Airport service to its New York hub
Read more: https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/375140/united-airlines-resumes-summer-shannonservice-to-its-new-york-hub.html
@airlinewriter $BA @Boeing delivered just 11 MAX jets in March before suspending deliveries. The last one went to Aviation Capital Group, a leasing outfit that’s part of Pacific Life Insurance, on the day after the ET 302 crash.
@e_russell American’s “DFW 900” initiative is “equivalent to adding its entire Boston schedule at one airport in the matter of just four months”.
@e_russell Delta is accelerating the retirement of its MD-90 fleet, says CFO Jacobson. No comment on when the type will leave, but the MD-88s are due to be gone in 2020. $DAL.
@winglets747 Korean start-up Aero K confirms to local media it is in discussions to acquire Air Seoul from Asiana Airlines for an undisclosed sum.
@WTM_London With Sir Tim Clark of Emirates confirmed to speak at ATM 2019, @JohnLStrickland explores @Emirates’ history and touches on questions that will undoubtedly be asked at the highly-anticipated session.
Connecting the world | Emirates Expo 2020 fleet flies high
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian on earnings
The Aviation Wellbeing Conference – Valentina Fitzpatrick
The Future of Flight-Hailing
60 Minutes – Qantas Alan Joyce