Published on July 21st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/07/2016
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Global Aviation News:
Airbus Is Using Drones to Inspect Airplanes
Brexit Part II: Weaker sterling impacts airline order books
Brexit vote forces Wizz Air to ditch planned UK routes
Dig a little deeper for a sharper picture of U.S. travel trends
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
Iberia implements AMOS software solution
Lufthansa Said to Weigh Taking Over Some Air Berlin Connections
Nigeria: Severe Fuel Scarcity Affects Arik Flight Operations
Stockholm is the key to Norwegian’s plans for world domination – but there’s a little problem called Russia
UK aviation industry faces post-Brexit challenges despite likely increase of tourists
United Profit Exceeds Analysts’ Estimates on Cost Reductions
$5 million in modifications brings Airbus A380 to O’Hare
Irish Aviation News:
All aboard Dunshaughlin man Murf’s magic carpet
Calls to rename Dublin Airport after Aer Lingus founder grounded
Deirdre Clune urges arbitration to force decision on US flights from Cork Airport
Irish aviation leasing firm SMBC closes $500m sale of unsecured notes
Numbers up at airport but pressure is growing over Norwegian flights delay
Profits at aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital hit $530 million
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
Ryanair to fly Malta-Catania from October
20% of people in Kerry rely on its €420m tourism trade
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
Embraer Debuts Three New Aircraft at Farnborough Airshow – AINtv
E2 debut at the Farnborough Airshow 2016
Farnborough Airshow 2016: A tribute to the flight crews
KC-390 debut at the Farnborough Airshow 2016
Plane Takes Sudden Near Vertical Take-Off