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Published on October 25th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 25/10/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

Acumen Aviation Gains CAMO Approval for B737NG and A320 Family: http://bit.ly/2fKpS4K  

Acumen Aviation Attending Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Hong Kong 2017: http://bit.ly/2yk6nHW  

Aircraft Update:

EI-GDH Boeing 737-800 c/n 44805 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/10/17.

VT-IHO Airbus A320-214 c/n 4433 IndiGo Airlines Painted at Shannon 23/10/17 prior delivery ex LZ-AWM.

Global Aviation News:

Air France boss says UK carriers must play by the EU court’s rules after Brexit

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/oct/21/air-france-boss-uk-airline-must-accept-european-court-of-justice-rules

Airlines whip out the bubbly and ice cream—yes, in coach—as competitors offer $99 fares

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/23/large-us-airlines-are-fending-off-competition-with-a-taste-of-bubbly.html

Alitalia CCO: Long haul development prioritized over short haul due to LCC competition

Read more: https://blueswandaily.com/alitalia-cco-long-haul-development-prioritised-over-short-haul-due-to-lcc-competition/

Boeing weighs urgent plans to double 767 production in Everett for a big buyer

Read more: https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2017/10/19/boeing-767-production-increase-everett-united.html

CBP starts biometric exit technology at Miami International Airport

Read more: http://atwonline.com/security/cbp-starts-biometric-exit-technology-miami-international-airport

Delta Air Lines Says Goodbye to Microsoft Surface, Hello to Apple iPhone and iPad

Read more: http://fortune.com/2017/10/23/delta-airlines-microsoft-surface-apple-iphone-ipad/

Delta wants Aeromexico to be ‘second-tier’ transatlantic JV member

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/delta-wants-aeromexico-be-second-tier-transatlantic-jv-member

EasyJet Announces A New Base In Bordeaux

Read more: http://newsroom.aviator.aero/easyjet-announces-a-new-base-in-bordeaux/

Europair: Low-cost flights represent more than 50% of Spanish and British air traffic

Read more: https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/europair-low-cost-flights-represent-more-than-50-of-spanish-and-british-air-traffic

Finnish minister could propose changes to Finnair board

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/finnair-board-minister/finnish-minister-could-propose-changes-to-finnair-board-idUSL8N1MY1T7

Fitch: Headwinds lower North American airline operating margins

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/fitch-headwinds-lower-north-american-airline-operating-margins

IAC Expands to Lake City, Florida (LCQ)

Read more: http://www.iac.aero/iac-expands-to-lake-city-florida-lcq/

Malaysia Airlines restructuring routes to focus on Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/news/malaysia-airlines-restructuring-routes-to-focus-on-asia-australia-and-new-zealand-728652

Malaysia Airlines to end Airbus A380 flights in March 2018

Read more: http://www.airlinehubbuzz.com/malaysia-airlines-end-airbus-a380-flights-march-2018/

Primera Air expands transatlantic services with first Canadian routes

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/275391/primera-air-expands-transatlantic-services-with-first-canadian-routes/

Q&A: Man behind no-frills Frontier Airlines says people will get used to model someday

Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/23/qa-man-behind-frontier-airlines-says-people-will-get-used-to-model/

United Airlines Just Announced a Brand New Way to Make Economy Passengers Uncomfortable

Read more: https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/united-airlines-just-announced-a-brand-new-way-to-make-economy-passengers-uncomfortable.html

WestJet, on Its Own, Is Ready to Expand

Read more: http://aviationtribune.com/ceo-interviews/westjet-ready-expand/

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus voted ‘Best Airline from Belfast City Airport

Read more: http://lovebelfast.co.uk/aer-lingus-voted-best-airline-belfast-city-airport/

Avolon delivers one Airbus A320-200Neo to Garuda

Read more: http://newsroom.aviator.aero/avolon-delivers-one-airbus-a320-200neo-to-garuda/

Confidence in tourism businesses at four-year low

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/confidence-in-tourism-businesses-at-four-year-low-461490.html

Flybe’s Dublin-Southend flights take off at weekend

Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/flybe-s-dublin-southend-flights-take-off-at-weekend-1.3266185

IAC Announces New Management Roles

Read more: http://www.iac.aero/iac-new-joiners/

Price difference between Aer Lingus flights from Cork and Dublin raised in The Seanad

Read more: http://www.eveningecho.ie/corknews/Price-difference-between-Aer-Lingus-flights-from-Cork-and-Dublin-raised-in-The-Seanad-4ed0b561-f6fc-4a05-b018-4082dfaf1e9d-ds

Profits at ASL Aviation fall to €7.9m

Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/profits-at-asl-aviation-fall-to-79m-36253998.html

SILC 2017 to Stage Discussion Surrounding the Catalysts Behind the Recent Flurry of Consolidations and Mergers in Aviation Leasing

Read more: http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12376313/silc-2017-to-stage-discussion-surrounding-the-catalysts-behind-the-recent-flurry-of-consolidations-and-mergers-in-aviation-leasing

Six West and Helispeed sign strategic co-operation and support agreement

Read more: https://sixwest.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2017-HeliSpeed-Press-Release-Six-West-contract-1.pdf

Southend to be connected to 11 Aer Lingus north America routes via Dublin

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/290492/southend-to-be-connected-to-11-north-america-routes-via-dublin

US union leader to meet Ryanair pilots

Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/us-union-leader-to-meet-ryanair-pilots-1.3265662

Volotea To Add Extra Flight On Verona Service Next Summer

Read more: http://www.corkairport.com/news/detail/2017/10/24/volotea-to-add-extra-flight-on-verona-service-next-summer

Tweet Picks:

@Airlineroute Canadian Transportation Agency on 18OCT17 authorized Primera Air to hold licence to operate Canada – EU routes.

@Airlineroute germanwings’ 4U-coded flight number to be used as operating flight one last time on 01NOV17, 6 months earlier than planned.

@Airlineroute SunExpress 737-800 to operate selected Lufthansa service in Nov/Dec 2017.

@RoutesEditor .@primeraair has confirmed its first route to Canada will be @STN_Airport – @TorontoPearson starting 23 June 2018, operated by Airbus321neo.

@SoniaLM82  Airline codeshares are like ‘ordering a Coke and getting a Pepsi’ says IAG’s Glenn Morgan #IATAWPS.

@WandrMe  Airlines as retailers? @DubaiAirports CEO says “willing to rebate landing fees as a percentage of sales on board.” #PaxEx #IATAWPS #WPS2017.

Video Picks:

A Signature Journey by NetJets pilots Jon Schellenger and Mace Pinchal

https://youtu.be/RtlaBTXslt0

Bombardier C Series 2017 World Tour Recap

https://youtu.be/Q0pnAhOjcvk

Mitsubishi MU-2 Aircraft Enthusiasts Gather for Annual Fly-In – AINtv

https://youtu.be/B6mrD3_I4XQ

Preview Tour of Textron Aviation’s Citation Hemisphere Large-cabin Business Jet – AINtv

https://youtu.be/SDqkWWFH_9I

TUI LAUNCH VIDEO

https://youtu.be/HWxMvxrax-o

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