Published on April 15th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 15/04/2019

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 8 April:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 April:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 April
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 April:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 April
North America Newsletter 8 April
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
British Airways introduces Airbus A320Neo family aircraft on Dublin route
Etihad Airways leapfrogs United Airlines to operate first Boeing 787-10 service to Dublin:
Aircraft Update:
VN-A591 Airbus A321-251N c/n 8312 Bamboo Airways Delivered Newquay-Dubai World Center-Hanoi 12-13/04/19 ex EI-ITA.
2-ATRG ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1261 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Bydgoszcz-Mönchengladbach 10/04/19 ex B-22822.
9A-BTH Airbus A320-214 c/n 1454 Trade Air Delivered Shannon-Zagreb 13/04/19 ex HK-4905.
Global Aviation News:
Air Europa Express expands its fleet with a Boeing 737-800
Etihad takes away Jet Airways slots at London Heathrow
Lauda receives home carrier status in Dusseldorf [German]
London Gatwick Airport: BA and Norwegian drive widebody growth
Package of new/used A380s pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Suddenly Middle East aviation is becalmed; Africa too is stalling – again
Turkish Airlines takes on Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways
Virgin Atlantic CEO Gets Candid On Brand Value, Transatlantic Competition
Irish Aviation News:
Airbus BelugaXL flight testing at Shannon Airport
Avolon Announces Pricing of Investment Grade Rated US$2.5BN Senior Notes Offering
Irish lessors move to repossess aircraft from troubled Jet Airways
Ireland West Airport announces support for Travel with IBD Ireland to highlight that not every disability is visible
“Michael O’Leary, Supervet, suckler and tillage farmers – Podcast Ep. 212” by Irish Farmers Journal 
Record 2.5 Million Passengers At Dublin Airport In March
Tweet Picks:
@dominicgates Dennis Muilenburg, @Boeing CEO, speaking at the George W. Bush Presidential Center leadership forum, says test pilots have completed 96 flights on the 737 MAX with the MCAS software fix, > 159 hours in the air, and will do additional test and production flights in coming weeks.
@GulfstreamAero #CrewQuotes: “It’s easier and safer to plan a long-range mission with an aircraft as consistent and reliable as the #G650ER. Handling and ride qualities were outstanding, as always.” #GACWorldRecord #SingaporeTucson
@MaxK_J .@British_Airways “hopes” to organise a #BA100 “fly-over” with its retrojets this year, say @alex_cruz
@peterbellew Dublin in range for JetBlue service to JFK or BOS in 2021 using A321LR.   That Mint product will have a tough competition with Aer Lingus.
@rschuur_aero . @lufthansa seeking buyer for its catering subsidiary LSG, looking for ‘strategic investors from catering branch’. Revenues in 2018: €3.2bln.
Video Picks:
Carrier increases flight destinations in China to more than eight
Connecting the world | Emirates Expo 2020 fleet flies high
Inside Bombardier’s Global 7500: the Largest Purpose-Built Business Jet
Jewel Changi Airport opens its doors to first visitors
US Airlines scored by quality


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