Published on August 17th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 17/08/2018

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-GGU Airbus A320-214 c/n 2388 IndiGo Airlines Delivered Ostrava-Sofia-Delhi 11/08/18 to become VT-IHT.

OE-LFB Boeing 757-23A(PF) c/n 24868 ASL Airlines (Belgium) Ferried Norwich-Frankfurt Hahn 16/08/18 after paint.

Global Aviation News:

Air Canada prepares rouge subsidiary for ULCC competition

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Cathay’s operation in the Southwest Pacific adds more capacity than can be absorbed in 1H2018

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Comment: The Trump effect on holiday prices

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Consolidation Is Changing The Airline Industry

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German Pax Traffic Growth Slows, Domestic Air Traffic Dips

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Indianapolis airport teases potential new European flights, terminal updates

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KLM pilots want labor agreement by Aug. 17

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Millions of New Seats Scheduled for Direct Flights to Mexico Throughout 2018

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Transatlantic In A 737: The New Trend Of Narrowbody Airliners Flying Long Haul [Infographic]

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Why your next flight may go via China

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Irish Aviation News:

Aeroflot resumes Dublin route in W18

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Eamonn Forbes joins FPG Amentum as Chief Commercial Officer

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Floreat Group partners with MUFG to create $500 million aviation portfolio

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Mid-year review of overseas tourism 2018: strong first-half performance with +6.7% growth

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Richard Curran: Did we sell Aer Lingus too low?

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Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter

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Ryanair Unions Lobby Investors to End ‘Bullying’ Business Model

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Top tour operators from India visit Belfast and Northern Ireland

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Tweet Picks:

@AviationWeek An FAA-sponsored working group has recommended the agency develop guidance requiring demonstrations that aircraft can be controlled when an engine suddenly loses thrust during the low-speed portion of a takeoff run.

@e_russell “We see benefits on the revenue side, in terms of additional volumes and connecting flow. We can add some niche markets, such as those we can’t operate alone because they are too thin.” Volaris sees opportunity in new Frontier codeshare.

@ghimlay Avianca CEO says up to a third of its 12-aircraft 787 fleet are on the ground for Trent 1000 inspections, putting pressure on the remaining 787s.

@ghimlay .@Avianca remains in talks with Airbus to defer/cancel aircraft in its orderbook, says it has not reached an agreement yet with the airframer.

@winglets747 Chinese destinations a given due to very generous subsidies and incentives. Air Belgium says it is also considering Tokyo and Cebu. Interesting to hear. Subsidies won’t be nearly as big.

Video Picks:

Aeroplan signs up two more Canadian airlines

Boeing’s Muilenburg Says New Dreamliner Reduces Jetlag

Ethiopian Airlines taking lion-share of African aviation by partnering with other African airlines 

Flexjet Expands Private Terminal Concept – AINtv

The David Rubenstein Show: Dennis Muilenburg 


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