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Published on August 7th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 07/08/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2K7iXf3

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2M2pIRs

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2LWUESW

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 July: http://bit.ly/2mV3jui

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 July: http://bit.ly/2M3TSUt

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Cityjet adds two former Cimber Air CRJ900LR aircraft to growing fleet: http://bit.ly/2LLfZ4N 

SAS Airlines (Ireland) takes delivery of seventh Airbus A320NEO: http://bit.ly/2LN3d5U 

Aircraft Update:

EI-GEW Airbus A330-203 c/n 472 I-Fly Delivered Delivered Mexico City-Moscow Vnukovo  04/08/18 white, Tempus Tour decals ex PT-MVG.

EI-GGU Airbus A320-214 c/n 2388 IndiGo Airlines Delivered Ostrava-Delhi 04/08/17 to become VT-IHT.

N739DH Boeing 767-324 c/n 27392 DHL Ferried Lourdes-Muscat-Minneapolis–Saint Paul 31-07-01/08/18 for freighter conversion ex EI-CMD

Global Aviation News:

Air Italy Threatened By Italian Syndicates

Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/air-italy-threatened-by-italian-syndicates/

British Airways boss calls two-hour Heathrow passport queues ‘unacceptable’

Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/08/06/british-airways-boss-calls-two-hour-heathrow-passport-queues/

Higher fuel costs to drag Cathay Pacific’s earnings as Hong Kong carrier presses on with cost-cutting to return to profitability

Read more: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-economy/article/2158383/higher-fuel-costs-drag-cathay-pacifics-earnings

Icelandair Group: Forecasts of rising average air fares have not materialised

Read more: https://blueswandaily.com/icelandair-group-forecasts-of-rising-average-air-fares-have-not-materialised/

Jetstar Group has developed a ‘considerable’ brand presence in Japan

Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/news/jetstar-group-has-developed-a-considerable-brand-presence-in-japan-827119

Jetstar Japan Will Not Venture Into Long-Haul, CEO Says

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/jetstar-japan-will-not-venture-long-haul-ceo-says

Qantas group executive: ‘I just don’t think the airports believe they have competition’

Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/news/qantas-group-executive-i-just-dont-think-the-airports-believe-they-have-competition-827211

United to begin flying 787s from Newark

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-to-begin-flying-787s-from-newark-450885/

While margins are being revised downwards, the current airline cycle is looking better than any other since the dawning of the jet age

Red more: https://blueswandaily.com/while-margins-are-being-revised-downwards-the-current-airline-cycle-is-looking-better-than-any-other-since-the-dawning-of-the-jet-age/

Will escalating fuel costs drive airline capacity cuts for Summer 2019?

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/308997/opinion-will-escalating-fuel-costs-drive-airline-capacity-cuts-for-summer-2019

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus asks for a better airport

Read more: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/aer-lingus-asks-for-a-better-airport-fbdd6rprn

Aer Lingus doubles first-half profit but Vueling loss deepens

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/aer-lingus-doubles-first-half-profit-but-vueling-los-450893/

Aer Lingus says “ambitions, significant” development needed at Dublin Airport

Read more: https://www.newstalk.com/Aer-Lingus-says-ambitions-significant-development-needed-at-Dublin-Airport

Aer Lingus to announce new transatlantic routes in weeks

Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-to-announce-new-transatlantic-routes-in-weeks-1.3585382

Belfast to New York flights slashed to £79 by Norwegian

Read more: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/belfast-to-new-york-flights-slashed-to-79-by-norwegian-37178087.html

IAG boss Walsh says still interested in Norwegian deal

Read more: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-norweg-air-shut-m-a-iag/iag-boss-walsh-says-still-interested-in-norwegian-deal-idUKKBN1KO0PE

International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (BABWF) CEO Willie Walsh on Half Year 2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4194696-international-consolidated-airlines-groups-babwf-ceo-willie-walsh-half-year-2-2018-results?part=single

NAC sold one ATR 72-600, MSN 1497, to Compagnie Aérienne Inter Régionale Express

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-sold-one-atr-72-600-msn-1497-to-compagnie-aerienne-inter-regionale-express/

NAC delivered one ATR 42-600, MSN 1204, to Easyfly S.A on lease

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivered-one-atr-42-600-msn-1204-to-easyfly-s-a-on-lease/

Ryanair July Traffic Grows 4% To 13.1m Customers

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/ryanair-july-traffic-grows-4-to-13-1m-customers/

Ryanair reports up to 200,000 pax affected by ATC staff shortages in Jul-2018

Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/news/ryanair-reports-up-to-200000-pax-affected-by-atc-staff-shortages-in-jul-2018-827579

The case for pegging the Vat hospitality rate at 9%

Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/the-case-for-pegging-the-vat-hospitality-rate-at-9-859430.html

TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Two more US cities in Aer Lingus sights 

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/travel-extras-sunday-supplement-august-5-2018/

2019 Determination- Issues Paper Responses and Government Policy Notification

Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/2019-determination-issues-paper-responses-and-government-policy-notification.861.html

Tweet Picks:

@Airlineroute PrivatAir A319 to operate one-time charter: Anchorage – Campbell River – Vancouver on 10AUG18, Vancouver – Calgary on 15AUG18, Calgary – Quebec City in 17AUG18, Quebec City – Hamburg on 19AUG18.

@Airlineroute Wizz Air UK to commence operation on 28OCT18, operating to/from London Luton under IATA code W9 (Selected routes continue to operate under W6).

@mike_carrivick Not my pet airline but never let anyone forget what @ryanair have achieved. That includes A huge range of dynamism and business efficiency to the industry, masses of new routes for millions of travellers, and created buoyant local economies. Worst airline? NO!.

@McWhirterAlex Good piece by @BrunoTrevidic One point not noted is that Norwegian has had to retime its LGW-JFK-LGW A380 flights so as not to clash with other A380 operators at JFK T1. For example, its A380 now departs LGW at 2110 (several hours later than before).

Video Picks:

Aeroplan to partner with Porter Airlines 

https://youtu.be/5g39OgPnPLo

Air France-KLM CFO on Second-Quarter Results, CEO Search

https://youtu.be/P2ULLKrrYMo

Celebrating 15 Years to Auckland | Emirates Airlines

https://youtu.be/TIpgN5M5y2g

Jet Airways Looking at Sale and Lease Back of Planes | CNBC TV18 

https://youtu.be/7eWEHzPqda4 

Turkish Cargo: Cargo Airline that Flies to More Countries Than Any Other 

https://youtu.be/b4rlsjTb8Mo 

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