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Published on December 18th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 18/12/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

Acumen Aviation appointed as asset manager for two Boeing 737-800 aircraft: http://bit.ly/2nNA5kf

Acumen Aviation Offsite 2017: http://bit.ly/2BgFGFd 

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2z0Y7Mh 

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 Decemberhttp://bit.ly/2nODi3f

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 Decemberhttp://bit.ly/2jvsS7d

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 Decemberhttp://bit.ly/2BR7rB1

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2iRVh3n

Aircraft Update:

G-MARA Airbus A321-231 c/n 983 Monarch Airlines Ferried Shannon-Craiova 15/12/17 for Olympus Airways as SX-ABY.

OE-IFC Airbus A321-231 c/n 1707 CIT Aerospace Registered at Shannon 15/12/17 in Monarch Airlines colours ex G-OZBE.

2-XAVT ATR72-212A(500) c/n 884 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Sde Dov-İzmir-Saarbrücken  14/12/17 ex 4X-AVT.

OE-IZH Airbus A320-214 c/n 6892 Celestial Aviation Ferried Woensdrecht-Montpellier 15/12/17 ex D-ABNR.

Global Aviation News:

Delta Air Lines, Inc. Follows Rivals and Raises Its Unit Revenue Guidance

Read more: https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/12/15/delta-air-lines-inc-follows-rivals-and-raises-its.aspx

Delta adds bag fee on basic economy seats to Europe

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-delta-bag-fees-20171215-story.html

Lauda says Lufthansa wants to ‘destroy’ Niki airline

Read more: https://www.thelocal.de/20171217/lauda-says-lufthansa-wants-to-destroy-niki-airline

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2017/12/06/meb3-carriers-experience-network-slowdown-in-2017-us-australia-and-uk-remain-biggest-country-markets-by-asks/

New airline SkyUp to start operating from April 2018

Read more: http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/economic/469838.html

Norwegian adds Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan Malpensa to its transatlantic network; over 4.7 million passengers now flown to US

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2017/12/15/norwegian-adds-amsterdam-madrid-milan-malpensa-transatlantic-network/

Norwegian Expands US Network with Flights to Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan

Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/norwegian-expands-us-network-with-flights-to-madrid-amsterdam-and-milan-300571276.html

Qatar Airways Keen to Increase Cathay Pacific Stake From 9.9%

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-14/qatar-airways-keen-to-increase-cathay-pacific-stake-from-9-9

Singapore Air Says Capacity Still a Challenge as Review Proceeds

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-14/singapore-air-says-capacity-still-a-challenge-as-review-proceeds

Southwest Airlines Is Considering Using Tax Windfall to Order New Planes

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-14/southwest-airlines-mulls-using-tax-windfall-to-order-new-planes

Turkey’s TAV Plans Bid for Four Nigerian Airports

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-13/turkey-s-tav-is-said-to-plan-bid-for-four-nigerian-airports

UK Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA) + Heathrow intensify efforts for domestic access

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2017/12/14/uk-regional-business-airports-group-raba-heathrow-intensify-efforts-domestic-access/

Why losing the Air Berlin deal makes Lufthansa a winner

Read more: https://global.handelsblatt.com/companies-markets/why-losing-the-air-berlin-deal-makes-lufthansa-a-winner-865231

Will 2018 Bring A Death Announcement For The Airbus A380?

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2017/12/15/will-2018-bring-a-death-announcement-for-the-airbus-a380/#72b23bef7af1

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus adds two A330s to its North Atlantic fleet

Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aer-lingus-adds-two-a330s-to-its-north-atlantic-fleet-36410579.html

Aer Lingus: Two new A330s and Philadelphia goes daily

Read more: http://newsroom.aviator.aero/aer-lingus-two-new-a330s-and-philadelphia-goes-daily/

CDB Aviation Delivers First of Two New A321-200 Aircraft to Finnair

Read more: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/cdb-aviation-delivers-first-of-two-new-a321-200-aircraft-to-finnair-1011567619

Cork Airport smiling as it ranks second for happiness

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/cork-airport-smiling-as-it-ranks-second-for-happiness-464540.html

Cork Airport Rebrands its Food Area

Read more: http://www.fft.ie/cork-airport-rebrands-its-food-area/19381

Emirates Carries Two-Millionth Passenger on Dublin-Dubai

Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/emirates-carries-two-millionth-passenger-dublin-dubai/

Ryanair Agrees To Recognise Pilot Unions To Avoid Widespread Customer Disruptions Over Christmas Period

Read more: http://newsroom.aviator.aero/ryanair-agrees-to-recognise-pilot-unions-to-avoid-widespread-customer-disruptions-over-christmas-period/

Ryanair Chases Extra Landing Rights After Niki Grounding

Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2017/12/13/lufthansa-widens-air-berlin-eu-concessions-as-niki-deal-fails

Ryanair to Recognize Unions Even Though Hell Hasn’t Frozen Over

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-15/ryanair-to-recognize-unions-even-though-hell-hasn-t-frozen-over

Shannon Group boss issues strong defence of airport’s annual passenger numbers

Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/287053/shannon-group-boss-issues-strong-defence-of-airport-s-annual-passenger-numbers.html

Significant Drop In Passenger Numbers At Shannon

Read more: http://www.clare.fm/news/significant-drop-passenger-numbers-shannon/

Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement December 17 2017

Read more: http://mailchi.mp/irelandmail/travel-extras-sunday-supplement-december-17-2017 

Tweet Picks:

@airlinewriter Airline profits aren’t quite as fat as a year ago, but the industry has now posted 18 straight money-making quarters.

@e_russell “Phoenix in [AA’s] system is roughly the size of London Heathrow (LHR) in British Airways’ system,” says American VP of network Raja.

@ghimlay Southwest CEO, on revival of open-skies dispute: “We are in favor of open skies… We expect our government to uphold the versions of the treaties that have been signed.”

@jonostrower  First, Delta: “The addition of geared-turbofan technical knowledge at Delta TechOps will not only be applied to the 200 engines that will power Delta’s A321neo fleet, but will also uniquely position TechOps as an MRO leader in this space as future engine types are developed.”

@WandrMe .@Delta’s Bastian notes lack of Texas hub but, “Mexico is our Texas in a certain way and we’re going to look to optimize it.” #AvGeek.

Video Picks:

Dassault Cancels Falcon 5X Business Jet Program – AINtv

https://youtu.be/g70vY3QyaUI

Emirates A380 lands in Bahrain for National Day

https://youtu.be/HNgVp8jjaDk

Qatar Airways Inaugural flight to Chiang Mai

https://youtu.be/88n0Sn-CDto

Singapore Airlines new A380 cabin

https://youtu.be/_aeKDhaiWYc

The North Runway – at Dublin Airport

https://youtu.be/ptBvJVDGYrE

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