Published on July 20th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 20/07/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Acumen Announces the Launch of SPARTA.AERO, a Paradigm Shift in Aviation Asset Management:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 July

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 July 

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 July 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 July: 

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 July 

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

New Asian routes key enablers of Dublin Airport June growth 

Renting WiFi: The next big thing for ancillary revenue to the travel & hospitality sector? 

Aircraft Update:

VP-BDQ Boeing 777-212 c/n 28529 Standard Chartered Avn Finance Ferried Victorville-Lagos 18/07/18 ex EI-FLD.

Global Aviation News:

A330-900neo: Lion Group leapfrogs AirAsia X as first Asian operator

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Airbus: Widebody market is ‘starting to accelerate again, particularly in Asia’

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American Airlines confirms retirement of turboprop fleet, now an ‘all jet airline’

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David Neeleman: Conditions are improving for a new generation of US airline to emerge

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EasyJet Lifts Profit by Making It Simpler for Fliers to Upgrade

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Etihad Airways in ‘advanced stages’ to sell half its cargo fleet


LCC capacity in Europe set for half a billion seats in 2018; nine nations already at 50% market share; European share forecast for 50% in 2027

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LEVEL Austria could grow to 30 aircraft by 2023: report

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Lion Group to be first A330neo operator in Asia as AirAsia X delays deliveries

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New scenarios for a fast-moving airline distribution landscape

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Takeover could cut Norwegian’s routes

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US aviation: Moxy and JetBlue, coincidentally ordering the Airbus 220

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Up, up and not away: how Brexit could cause air chaos

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Irish Aviation News:

Air Nostrum-CityJet merger plan shows European airlines are buckling up for a bumpier ride

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AW109 GrandNew light twin enters Irish VIP market

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CarTrawler: Ancillary revenue has become a ‘mandatory component for the revenue mix of all airlines’

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Dublin Airport Welcomes Lufthansa Frankfurt Expansion

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Flybe marks 15 years of Belfast-Southampton air link

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Ireland’s main airports an economic profile (2017)

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Rolls-Royce Lessorcare Selected By Apollo Aviation Group

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SMBC Delivers First Airbus A350 XWB to Philippine Airlines

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UK flights cannot enter Irish airspace with hard border, Irish leader warns

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10 Enterprise Ireland client companies participating on 2-day Aviation and Aerospace trade mission to Farnborough International Air Show

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Tweet Picks:

@dominicgates .@Boeing, pursuing its 797 concept, woos a key @Airbus customer, even as the industry debates whether the 797 business case can close.  #FIA2018.

@e_russell “It’s always true everything’s on the table. One caveat to think about is complexity. We’re getting much better at understanding the cost of complexity of operating multiple fleet types,” says $UAL acting CFO Laderman on the perennial small mainline narrowbody question.

@e_russell “The industry is clearly working. United is clearly working, but the message isn’t getting through to the market,” asks JP Morgan analyst Jamie Baker. #truth.

@e_russell “This capacity reduction is the result of higher fuel prices… Our scheduling team simply turned back some flights at the margin,” says $UAL president Kirby.

@jonostrower Airbus leadership says it plans on an A321XLR launch decision in 2019, confirming @theaircurrent reporting. #FIA18.

Video Picks:

ADS Group’s CEO on Brexit, Aviation Opportunities 

Delta Air Lines & Coca-Cola | The Middle Seat Lounge

New airline, Moxy, intends to be high-end economy carrier

Swiss to add more aircraft in Geneva, potentially for long-haul

United Airlines CEO: It’s nice to have ‘wins’ quarter after quarter


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