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Published on July 21st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 21/07/2016

Aircraft Update:

N202WQ DHC.8-402Q Dash 8 c/n 202 Nordic Aviation  in Full United Express/Republic Airlines(RPA) colours & titles Ferried Keflavik-Shannon-Exeter 18/07/16 prior delivery to Flybe.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus Is Using Drones to Inspect Airplanes

Read more: http://fortune.com/2016/07/15/airbus-intel-drones-airplane-inspection/

Brexit Part II: Weaker sterling impacts airline order books

Read more: http://www.ishkaglobal.com/News/Article/5484/Brexit-Part-II-Weaker-sterling-impacts-airline-order-books

Brexit vote forces Wizz Air to ditch planned UK routes

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/brexit-vote-forces-wizzair-ditch-planned-uk-routes-1571538

Dig a little deeper for a sharper picture of U.S. travel trends

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.com/Kurt-Weinsheimer/Dig-deeper-for-sharper-picture-of-US-travel-trends

Edge of remarketing: are Chinese lessors ready for the upcoming wave of second leases?

Read more: http://aviaam.com/en/news/view/edge-of-remarketing-are-chinese-lessors-ready-for-the-upcoming-wave-of-second-leases

Expedia CEO Predicts Mergers Are the Next Big Thing in Corporate Travel

Read more: https://skift.com/2016/07/19/expedia-ceo-predicts-mergers-are-next-big-thing-in-corporate-travel/

Iberia implements AMOS software solution

Read more: http://www.stattimes.com/index.php/aviation-iberia-implements-amos-software-solution/

Lufthansa Said to Weigh Taking Over Some Air Berlin Connections

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-20/lufthansa-said-to-weigh-taking-over-some-air-berlin-connections

Nigeria: Severe Fuel Scarcity Affects Arik Flight Operations

Read more: http://allafrica.com/stories/201607190881.html

Stockholm is the key to Norwegian’s plans for world domination – but there’s a little problem called Russia

Read more: http://nordic.businessinsider.com/norwegian-airlines-wants-to-make-stockholm-an-international-hub-in-its-plans-for-world-domination–but-the-swedish-government-needs-some-guts-2016-7/

UK aviation industry faces post-Brexit challenges despite likely increase of tourists

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/uk-aviation-industry-faces-post-brexit-challenges-despite-likely-increase-tourists-1571363

United Profit Exceeds Analysts’ Estimates on Cost Reductions

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-19/united-beats-profit-outlook-as-lower-costs-overcome-weak-fares

$5 million in modifications brings Airbus A380 to O’Hare

Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160719/news/160718943/

Irish Aviation News:

All aboard Dunshaughlin man Murf’s magic carpet

Read more: http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/07/20/4123619-all-aboard-dunshaughlin-man-murfs-magic-carpet/

Calls to rename Dublin Airport after Aer Lingus founder grounded

Read more: http://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/calls-rename-dublin-airport-after-11639186

Deirdre Clune urges arbitration to force decision on US flights from Cork Airport

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/deirdre-clune-urges-arbitration-to-force-decision-on-us-flights-from-cork-airport-411230.html

Irish aviation leasing firm SMBC closes $500m sale of unsecured notes

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/irish-aviation-leasing-firm-smbc-closes-500m-sale-of-unsecured-notes-34898358.html

Numbers up at airport but pressure is growing over Norwegian flights delay

Read more: http://www.southernstar.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/07/19/4123353-numbers-up-at-airport-but-pressure-is-growing-over-norwegian-flights-delay/

Profits at aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital hit $530 million

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/profits-at-aircraft-lessor-smbc-aviation-capital-hit-530-million-1.2728237

Rethink on appeal of conditions for new runway is urged

Read more: http://www.dublinpeople.com/news/northsideeast/articles/2016/07/20/4123428-rethink-on-appeal–of-conditions-for–new-runway-is-urged/

Ryanair set to grow by over 20% this winter in Bristol; has launched over 50 routes since making it a base in November 2007

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/07/19/ryanair-set-to-grow-by-over-20-percent-this-winter-in-bristol/

Ryanair to fly Malta-Catania from October

Read more: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20160720/local/ryanair-to-fly-malta-catania-from-october.619451

20% of people in Kerry rely on its €420m tourism trade

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/20-of-people-in-kerry-rely-on-its-420m-tourism-trade-411259.html

170 Boston pilgrims land at airport

Read more: http://www.mayonews.ie/news/28190-170-boston-pilgrims-land-at-airport

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To be updated 21 July 

Tweets of the day:

@e_russell  Both @Delta and @united have now singled out @manairport for capacity cuts this winter. Sounds like an outsize #Brexit impact.

@e_russell .@united has reduced capacity to UK from @Dulles_Airport for winter season. IAD-MAN suspended and IAD-LHR downgauged, says Compton.

@e_russell .@united is evaluating its scheds in UK cities with high GBP sales for possible reductions following #Brexit, says Compton.

@ghimlay Colombia’s Grupo Bolivar and Grupo Fast say they are leaving @VivaColombiaco in “capable hands” of @IrelandiaAvi.

@IAApress We’re lining up a surprise tomorrow afternoon in @LovinDublin city centre skies… @thejournal_ie @Independent_ie @JOEdotie #irishaviation 

@PlanesAtPaine White tail 747-8i, N895BA, ex-Transaero and rumored to be headed to Iran Air has departed BFI after the #Boeing100.

@SeanKellyMEP  Fantastic news that there was a 19.1% increase in air traffic in @CorkAirport in June. Important that the airport continues to grow!.

Today’s Videos Picks:

Boeing – No Small Dream

https://youtu.be/Caon9BRk_gQ

Embraer Debuts Three New Aircraft at Farnborough Airshow – AINtv

https://youtu.be/HZURroW7Xfo

E2 debut at the Farnborough Airshow 2016

https://youtu.be/NACzGXJvMXU

Farnborough Airshow 2016: A tribute to the flight crews

https://youtu.be/yLgWEA2LehI

KC-390 debut at the Farnborough Airshow 2016

https://youtu.be/OkRRUZbeSwM

Plane Takes Sudden Near Vertical Take-Off

https://youtu.be/MvGBS8XPNwc

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