Published on August 16th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 16/08/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August:

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 August  

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 13 August 

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 13 August

Aircraft Update:

EI-FFK Boeing 737-84Q c/n 29051 Alba Star Delivered Naples-Palma 14/08/18.

5N-FNE Airbus A319-113 c/n 660 FirstNation Airways Ferried Lagos-Kaunas 15/08/18 after storage ex EI-DVU.

Global Aviation News:

Air freight passes cyclical re-stocking peak; protectionism threatens

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Airlines: Transatlantic temptations

AirAsia X talks Rockwell Collins, Mirus plans for A330neo

Boeing And Airbus Narrow Body Expansion Hits The Wall

Boeing 737 Deliveries Tumble to Lowest Since 2012 on Factory Jam

Cambodian Airlines Charts Its Expansion

Expedia Group Announces Full Ownership of AAE Travel Pte Ltd

How Airlines Make Big Bucks From Cargo

New US Aviation bill set to divide consumers and airlines

Southwest Air Limits Emotional-Support Animals to Dogs and Cats

Turkish Airlines Bids to Buy Second Istanbul Airport

Irish Aviation News:

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing of $600 million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes

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Aircastle Corporate and Senior Unsecured Credit Ratings Upgraded to Baa3 by Moody’s

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Calls to protect €5bn tourism industry ahead of Brexit

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IAA Wi-Fi 2018 –  Supply, install, commission and provide ongoing maintenance/support services for active Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)

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July Was Dublin Airport’s Busiest Month Ever

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Massive Increase in Ireland’s Air Traffic – Total flights handled in Irish Airspace for July 2018 amounted to a record-breaking 115, 384 movements

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NI air traffic controllers wanted as flight numbers boom

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Tweet Picks:

@Airlineroute Turkish Airlines 737 MAX 8 debut re-scheduled to 19AUG18 with Birmingham flight.

@Airlineroute Turkish Airlines plans 787-9 service to Atlanta from 10SEP19.

@e_russell Increased protectionism could slow global air passenger growth by 3.4% in the years to come.

@InmarsatGlobal We’re pleased to announce @SITAONAIR’s eWAS real-time weather solution, which has the potential to save airlines thousands of dollars in fuel savings, has been certified for use on our SB-S secure global IP broadband platform for the cockpit. 

@winglets747 Internet discovers air freight is a tidy profit earner. Now re-write this after talking to an Asian airline, where 20 tons of freight on a 777-300ER is nothing.

Video Picks:

Andrea Hunter, Aer Lingus – USA Summer Soiree 2018 – 

Conor McMahon RTE Drivetime August 13 2018 

Hainan Airlines’ North American Flight Network

Southwest Airlines executive offers in-depth update on Hawaii plans

Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport – USA Summer Soiree 2018 –


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