Published on May 9th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 09/05/2019

Acumen Aviation Newsletters 7 May:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 May
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 May
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 May
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 May:
North America Newsletter 7 May
Aircraft Update:
EI-EYM Airbus A319-111 c/n 2497 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Pulkovo-Woensdrecht 07/05/19 for Royal Jordanian.
EI-EZC Airbus A319-112 c/n 2879 Volotea Airlines Delivered Ostrava-Ljubljana 07/05/19.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-KLM Group operating loss widens in 1Q2019
Air Arabia Returns to Quarterly Profit as Revenue Tops Estimates
Airbus delivers first A321LR to Canada’s Air Transat
Bahrain’s Gulf Air planning to resume US flights within three years – CEO
China’s Carriers Allowed to Compete on Some International Routes
Connect Airways in fight to recoup millions
IndiGo Budget Airline Prepares for Another ‘Large’ Airbus Order
U.A.E. to Lift Travel Ban on Lebanon `Soon’ in Boost for Economy
2-REG Aircraft Registry Reaches 500 Aircraft
737 MAX deployed to north China for drier storage
Irish Aviation News:
Alcock and Brown returning to landing spot in west of Ireland
CDB Aviation Expands Asia Executive Team
Firms want Frankfurt, NYC routes from Cork AIrport 
Joanne Liddle leads IPC as Northern Ireland becomes seatmaker hub
Marcon lands new fit-out contract at Belfast International Airport
NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000048, to Helvetic Airways on lease
‘There’s a market for it’: Aviation pundits approve of Aer Lingus’s move towards ‘premium’ fares
Thousands of Dublin Airport staff face shift shake-up as flights soar
Too early’ to say if IP rights will be sold with Bombardier’s North operations
Tourism Ireland ramps up its interest in China
Tweet Picks:
@Airlineroute Hainan Airlines has closed reservation for Beijing – Dublin – Edinburgh – Beijing and opposite direction for travel on/after 01SEP19. The airline will continue to operate 2 weekly Shenzhen – Dublin flights between 01SEP19 and 26OCT19 (winter schedule on/after 27OCT19 pending).
@e_russell American is pre-empting JetBlue with a new JFK-Georgetown (Guyana) nonstop. AA will offer daily service on a 737-800 from 18DEC19, schedules show. JetBlue plans to enter the market in 2020.
@e_russell In a blow to the grounded #737Max, Icelandair raises the possibility of switching to an all Airbus fleet, including the A321LR (via @FlightGlobal).
@e_russell Qantas will shift to a smaller 787-9 on the SFO-Melbourne route a month after United jumps into the market.
@SeanM1997 Flybe’s new Newquay to London Heathrow route seems popular. Passengers up 4% year-on-year in April compared to the Newquay to London Gatwick route – with over 15,000 passengers flying the route in its first month. This means a load factor of around 70%.
Video Picks:
APEX Insider: How Air Transat’s New A321LR is Setting the Tone for a Rapid Fleet Regeneration
Boeing 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
How to Find the Quietest Spot on an Airplane | The Middle Seat
Lufthansa offers to buy Condor from Thomas Cook
Tech wash: Drone and model aircraft enthusiasts battle Amazon


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