Published on April 16th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 16/04/2019

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 15 April:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 April:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 April:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 April:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 April:
North America Newsletter 15 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:
EI-LIA Airbus A321-251N c/n 8260 Bamboo Airways Ferried Norwich-Nha Trang 15/04/19 by Azur Aviation to become VN-A599.
TF-PRO Airbus A321-211 c/n 7680 (WOW Air) Ferried Montréal-Shannon-Toulouse-Toulouse-Francazal 12-13/04/19.
6V-AJB Embraer 145EP c/n 145045 Ferried Dakar-Tenerife South-Faro-Shannon-Keflavik 13-14/04/19.
Global Aviation News:
Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of First of Six New Airbus A321-200neo LR Aircraft with Air Arabia
Emirates marks significant fleet renewal milestones
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air Mauritius suspend their Joint Venture operations
New Chief Financial Officer for IAG
Vista Global Buys an Uber For Private Jets
With JetBlue’s First Airbus A321neo Delivery Nearing, Airline Announces First New Route Made Possible by Aircraft’s Extended Range and Increased Fuel-Efficiency
Your Next Flight Is Brought to You by 3D Printing
4K screens headed to Emirates 777X planes in 2020
Irish Aviation News:
Major maritime rescue exercise in Galway Bay
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Farmers Journal Interview
Ryanair Welcomes European Commission Group Recommendations On Reform Of European Air Traffic Control
Ryanair will now offer up ad space on boarding passes
Ryanair to take over Alicante flights from Flybe
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 14 April 
TrueNoord introduces European Sales Director Dublin office, Michael Adams 
Visit USA Committee Ireland Roadshows
Tweet Picks:
@e_russell American operated 24 737 Max 8 when the type was grounded. It expected 16 more deliveries in 2019.
@e_russell The idea of “total value creation” was front and centre in Delta’s A220 rationale – not only does the aircraft provide it with improved economics and range, but MRO and inflight entertainment revenue streams made it even more economically attractive.
@TheForwardCabin There’s definitely a noticeable trend of higher fares on @AmericanAir since the MAX cancellations. City pairs like JFK to DCA have noticed a dramatic reduction in capacity, for example and fares have shot up because of it.
@winglets747 Cruz: “Imagine that we find a…A380 whose owners don’t want any more – think Malaysian, Emirates, Lufthansa. Imagine they give it to us at a really reasonable price. Everything breaks down the moment you start thinking about the inside of the aircraft.”
@winglets747 Etihad is taking Jet Airways’ Heathrow slots. Etihad’s Heathrow network would grow from 3x to 6x daily. Very lucrative 5:45am arrival slot, but this doesn’t fit well into Etihad’s hub banks Some caution this is paper only – negotiating tactic, sell slots.
Video Picks:
AWA Aircraft Dedication at Wings of Hope April 2, 2019
Cross country flying in the Zenith CH 650 light sport aircraft
Elixir’s Molded Carbon Aircraft
Inside Africa’s largest airline -The Ethiopian Airlines | Tuko TV
Stratolaunch First Flight


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