Published on August 4th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 04/08/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
3rd Acumen Aviation China Event To Take Place in Beijing
China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 31 July:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 31 July:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 31 July
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 31 July
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 31 July:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-GAM Delivered:
Aircraft Update:
A7-ADB Airbus A320-214 c/n 1648 Qatar Airways Ferried London Heathrow-Doha 02/08/17 after wet-lease to British Airways.
A7-LAF Airbus A320-214 c/n 6646  AL Maha Ferried Doha-Burchaest-Shannon 29/07/17 for paint into Qatar Airways colours.
EI-FDJ Embraer 190STD c/n 19000608 GECAS Ferried Hyderabad-Muscat-Larnaca-Clermont-Ferrand 03/04-08/17 ex VT-LVR.
OY-YBI ATR72-212A(500) c/n 918 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Billund-Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach 02/08/17.
Global Aviation News:
Aiming for a pole position
Air Berlin expanding service in Chicago, adding $65M in annual economic impact to area
Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator
Airline Dealmaking Won’t Cure Europe’s Profit Problem
AirAsia Group CEO calls for new airport operators in Malaysia, low cost terminal in Sabah
AirAsia, Indonesian tourism ministry in joint marketing pact
AirAsia X Eying Airbus A330 Lease Market
ASEAN open skies ‘a difficult task’: AirAsia X CEO
CAPA executive chairman: Removing passenger charge at Sydney airport would add 350,000 trips p/a
Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways’ entry the final straw?
Europe’s aviation industry by numbers – the latest trends and data
Fearless Frontier Picks a Fare Fight With Airline Giants
Middle Eastern airlines ‘draining traffic’ from national carriers: SriLankan Airlines
North America’s Best Airline Stock Is Also the Cheapest
Norwegian Air Shuttle: Buy the Aggression
Perks? No! U.S. flyers prefer the cheap seats: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Primera Air gears up to join the low-cost transatlantic market – analyses the demand behind the carrier’s new venture
Qatar Airways Drops Bid for Stake in American After CEO’s Rebuff
Scoot aims to remain at city’s two airports 
Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates to decide on Boeing or Airbus multibillion dollar order
SIA’s war with Chinese carriers heats up
The Gulf’s Airlines Are Winning on Product but Losing at Politics
U.S. May Buy 747s Once Set for Russia to Cut Air Force One Costs
WestJet’s ultra low-cost carrier set for 2018 launch
Irish Aviation News:
Aviation to change rapidly, heading towards ‘golden decade of opportunity’: Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellview
Extra–Special Flying Start for Annalise’s Moth Worlds Campaign
EU airlines urge hardline response to Brexit, says Ryanair CEO
Holiday prices are likely to rise next year
NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000083, to Georgian Airways on lease
Ryanair Celebrates 1 Billion Passengers By Launching Voice Controlled Bookings & New Zodiac Slimline Seats As Latest “AGB” 4 Improvements
Ryanair passenger numbers reach one billion in July
‘Real prospect’ of no flights between UK and Europe -Michael O’Leary
Ryanair traffic and load factor rises
Rule Britannia! UK world’s #1 generator of international seat capacity and flights; Ryanair and easyJet are leading international airlines
Should more support be given to regional airports?
Tweet Picks:
@AvWeekScho Jetstar CEO Hrdlicka says intense LCC competition in Asia means “it’s a street fight every day” to hold its market share #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@FlyAirNZ CEO Christopher Luxon: “We have to be constantly striving to perfect each and every part of the customer journey”. #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@flysrilankan CEO Suren Ratwatte: Middle Eastern carriers draining traffic from the nationally carriers on to their airplanes #CAPASummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@MAS Group CEO Peter Bellew: Delta “got a bargain” with Air France-KLM/Virgin Atlantic deal #CAPASummit.
@finnsydney 800 million Chinese estimated to travel out China 2034 #jetstar #CAPASummit.
Video Picks:
American Airlines tops expectations
Discover our favourite Eastern Europe destinations- Qatar Airways
Mozambique, Vietnam sign bilateral deals on aviation
Ryan Debrusk on the ACMI Flying in Europe Growing Trend
Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary: UK is in denial over impact of Brexit on air travel – BBC Newsnight


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