Published on July 21st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


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

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Brexit Part II: Weaker sterling impacts airline order books

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Brexit vote forces Wizz Air to ditch planned UK routes

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

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

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

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Iberia implements AMOS software solution

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Lufthansa Said to Weigh Taking Over Some Air Berlin Connections

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Nigeria: Severe Fuel Scarcity Affects Arik Flight Operations

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

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

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United Profit Exceeds Analysts’ Estimates on Cost Reductions

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

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Irish Aviation News:

All aboard Dunshaughlin man Murf’s magic carpet

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Calls to rename Dublin Airport after Aer Lingus founder grounded

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

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

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

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Profits at aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital hit $530 million

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Rethink on appeal of conditions for new runway is urged

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

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Ryanair to fly Malta-Catania from October

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

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170 Boston pilgrims land at airport

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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


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