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Published on June 22nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 22/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

LY-ONJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4203 Small Planet Airlines Positioned Dublin-Verona 14/06/16 with titles applied still in basic Afriqiyah colours ex EI-ONJ.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia Weighs BNP, Credit Suisse, RHB for Leasing Unit Sale

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-21/airasia-weighs-bnp-credit-suisse-rhb-to-help-sell-leasing-unit

American, Delta and United Fly 64 Times a Day to the U.K. — What Would ‘Brexit’ Mean for Them?

Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13613341/1/american-delta-and-united-fly-64-times-a-day-to-the-u-k-what-would-brexit-mean-for-them.html

Bangkok Airways rethinks fleet upgrade 

Read more: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/transport/1011349/bangkok-airways-rethinks-fleet-upgrade

Boeing confirms aircraft deal with Iran

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-confirms-aircraft-deal-iran

Boeing nears $4b deal with Russian firm to save 747 jumbo jet

Read more: http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/boeing-nears-4b-deal-with-russian-firm-to-save-747-jumbo-jet-1.1849128

Brussels Airlines adds A330 premium economy class

Read more: http://atwonline.com/cabin-interiors-connectivity/brussels-airlines-adds-a330-premium-economy-class

Ethiopian Airlines set to receive Africa’s first A350 XWB

Read more: http://atwonline.com/ife/ethiopian-airlines-set-receive-africa-s-first-a350-xwb

Europe’s aviation strike spike could signal a cyclical peak – with downturn to follow

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/europes-aviation-strike-spike-could-signal-a-cyclical-peak—with-downturn-to-follow-287517

Heathrow airlines’ noise record improves

Read more: http://www.adsadvance.co.uk/heathrow-airlines-noise-record-improves.html

See How the Cost of a Flight Has Changed Since 1963 [Charts]

Read more: Read more at http://www.business2community.com/travel-leisure/see-cost-flight-changed-since-1963-charts-01576832#QDqQ6tQxMcChg5T6.99

Singapore Airlines begins attempt to regain US market share with Singapore-San Francisco nonstops

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/singapore-airlines-begins-attempt-to-regain-us-market-share-with-singapore-san-francisco-nonstops-287299

Spirit CEO Wants to End Airline’s Poor Reputation for Being Late

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-20/spirit-ceo-wants-to-end-airline-s-poor-reputation-for-being-late

United Airlines Outlines Value-Driving Initiatives

Read more: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/united-airlines-outlines-value-driving-initiatives-300287781.html

Irish Aviation News:

AWAS delivers final of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer VivaAerobus

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29540

First direct air route between Dublin and China on cards with Hainan Airlines move

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/first-direct-air-route-between-dublin-and-china-on-cards-with-hainan-airlines-move-34820090.html

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Air China

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29541

Hainan Airlines weighs Dublin-Beijing route

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/hainan-airlines-weighs-dublin-beijing-route-1.2693405

Irish Rail warns €2.4bn metro to Dublin Airport may never get off ground

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish-rail-warns-24bn-metro-to-dublin-airport-may-never-get-off-ground-34817580.html

KLM Connects Dublin To The World With New Daily Service From October 2016

Read more: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/klm-connects-dublin-to-the-world-with-new-daily-service-from-october-2016

KLM to launch service to Dublin

Read more: http://news.klm.com/klm-to-launch-service-to-dublin/

Ryanair changes Terminal in Rome Fiumicino

Read more: http://ftnnews.com/aviation/30332-ryanair-changes-terminal-in-rome-fiumicino.html

Three-in-a-row for Shannon aviation company

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2016/06/three-in-a-row-for-shannon-aviation-company-26892/

Tourism Ireland welcomes +18% growth in overseas visitor spend and +28% growth in holiday visitors for Q1 2016

Read more: https://www.tourismireland.com/Press-Releases/2016/June/Tourism-Ireland-welcomes-18-growth-in-overseas-vis

Willie Walsh lobbies for ‘Heathrow Hub’ runway extension plan

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/62051/willie-walsh-lobbies-for-heathrow-hub-runway-extension-plan

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 June 2016: http://bit.ly/1UzHqYK

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 June 2016 : http://bit.ly/28MsHfa

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-06-16: http://bit.ly/28Fj8qm 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20-06-16 : http://bit.ly/28K2jU0 

Tweets of the day:

@ACI_EUROPE Sherry @Ryanair: ”The new connectivity model is based on direct services & efficient use of airport capacity”. #aciAthens.

@AirlineFlyer .@United estimating that it’ll bring in an additional $150M by 2018 with the introduction of “entry level fares,” a.k.a. Basic Economy.

@ATRaircraft “An #ATR #turboprop vs jet emits 5,000 tons less of CO2 per year”says ATR CEO at #ParisAirForum. #ATR72 #avgeeks.

@e_russell .@united is going to refine mission in each region, analyse its network “down to each hub and spoke”, says CEO Munoz.

@e_russell By refining the mission for each hub, @united chief Munoz plans to create a “template and strategic intent” for each hub, he says.

@Oliver__Clark The first hybrid carrier to cooperate with Star Alliance will be revealed within a month the alliance’s CEO Mark Schwab estimates #aciAthens.

@Oliver__Clark 11 million European passengers were lost to the Middle East hubs Ryanair’s Kate Sherry estimates #aciAthens.

@Oliver__Clark  Interlining between LCCs and network carriers will change the face of European aviation says ACI Europe’s Olivier Jankovec #aciAthens.

@winglets747 Ryanair dir of route development on load factor active/yield passive strategy: “We’ll reduce our fares until we fill the aircraft”#aciAthens.

Today’s Video Picks:

Airlines for America VP: The NJ gas tax would have a devastating impact

https://youtu.be/vn67g1zZo8g

KLM Cockpit Tales: Part 9 – KLM flying in formation with F-16’s

https://youtu.be/lCthhp2eAsQ

#MoreConnected – Nonstop from San Jose to Frankfurt | Lufthansa

https://youtu.be/g1upHDr0hg0

2016 U.S-China Aviation Summit

https://youtu.be/W-_ZL_huCgs

360° Cockpit tour of Emirates Airbus A380

https://youtu.be/uCGJo1-1fgc

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