Published on May 1st, 2019 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/05/2019
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 29 April:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Vueling Airlines commences ad-hoc Airbus A320neo services on Barcelona-Dublin route
EI-EWH Airbus A330-223 c/n 891 National Airlines Ferried Lourdes-Malta 30/04/19 for paint prior delivery to become N.
EI-GGC Embraer 195LR c/n 19000213 Stobart Air being painted at Norwich 30/04/19 into Great Dane Airlines prior wet-lease ex G-FBEN.
OE-IDU Airbus A330-343 c/n 1098 Sky High IV Leasing Registered 29/04/19 at Lourdes ex TF-GAY.
Global Aviation News:
Air Astana’s FlyArystan: Kazakhstan’s new low cost option
Brexit Pushes U.K. Holidaymakers Further Afield for Summer Break
Emirates on track to offer premium-economy class in 2020
Emirates unveils future of aviation pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai – in pictures
Flydubai turns to Airbus as fate of Boeing 737 Max remains uncertain
Gulf Air rules out Etihad merger but open to joint venture
Jet Airways failure hurts Boeing and Airbus leasing rates and secondary market
SAS Pilot Strike Triggers Warning of Profit Downgrades Ahead
Virgin Atlantic SWOT: 2019 a pivotal year for the 35 year old airline
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus drops European agents as it builds direct sales
Aviation finance is flying high in Ireland
daa Delivers Record Profits As Passenger Numbers Increase
Engine Lease Finance Corporation (ELFC) celebrates 30 years milestone with newly refurbished €4m state-of-the-art facilities at Shannon
Retail inMotion partners with Bateel International for onboard gourmet range
Ryanair to double routes into Jordan next year
State to get €19.5m windfall from Irish Aviation Authority
@FlightGlobal .@Boeing #777X and NMA timelines unaffected by #737 Max issues: CEO.
@ghimlay .@viajaVolaris expects to grow capacity between Central America and the US in 2019. Airline wants to replicate its success with VFR traffic in US/Mexico transborder market to Central America/US.
@ghimlay Asked what Southwest thought of the A220, airline says it is a great airplane but so is the Embraer E2 etc. “It’s kind of like going to a new car show,” says COO Mike Van de Ven.
@ghimlay .@southwestair CEO throws support behind the 737 Max 8, calls the aircraft “the best narrowbody airplane in the world” and will continue to be so after the software upgrade.
@SpaethFlies Such a great #PaxEx on @_austrian inaugural from VIE to YUL, this small airline constantly sets a benchmark for others for individual inflight service
Emirates Chairman and CEO responds to Boeing MAX crisis – CNBC
It will likely be 2020 before Boeing is back to full production: Analyst
JetBlue is using facial-recognition technology in place of passports
The Emirates Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
The Need for Aviation to Achieve Sustainable Growth in Africa