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Published on August 23rd, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 23/08/2018

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 20 Augusthttp://bit.ly/2MBi5Vu

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 20 Augusthttp://bit.ly/2OPko4F

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 August: http://bit.ly/2wfymoT

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20 August: http://bit.ly/2MlUs3Q

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 20 Augusthttp://bit.ly/2wjmCSu

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

100th Boeing 787 Dreamliner Visits Dublin Airporthttp://bit.ly/2Mp7WvU  

Aircraft Update:

9H-AGU Airbus A330-322 c/n 96 HiFly Malta Ferried Manchester-Beja 15/08/18 after wet-lease to Thomas Cook Airlines ex EI-FSP.

Global Aviation News:

Air Canada Group Ends Aimia Battle With Aeroplan Deal

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-21/air-canada-group-agrees-to-buy-aimia-s-aeroplan-for-345-million

Almost half of Cathay Pacific’s pilots want to leave the Hong Kong carrier: union survey

Read more: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-economy/article/2160546/almost-half-cathay-pacifics-pilots-want-leave-hong

American Airlines CEO’s Wine-Bottle Wager With UBS Is Looking Dicey

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-20/american-air-ceo-s-wine-bottle-wager-with-ubs-is-looking-dicey

American Airlines Drops a Second China Route in Overseas Reshuffling

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-21/american-air-drops-second-china-route-in-overseas-reshuffling 

American, United Jump as Airline Investors Bet Worst Is Behind Them

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-20/american-united-jump-as-airline-investors-bet-worst-behind-them

Associations urge EC to align EU ETS MRV requirements for international flights with CORSIA SARPs to prevent two parallel schemes

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/associations-urge-ec-to-align-eu-ets-mrv-requirements-for-international-flights-with-corsia-sarps-to-prevent-two-parallel-schemes/

Finnair to fly new A350 route to Los Angeles in 2019

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/finnair-to-fly-new-a350-route-to-los-angeles-in-2019/

Government Unveils Draft UDAN Scheme For International Routes

Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/08/21/government-unveils-draft-udan-scheme-for-international-routes#gs.xE_vz6Q

KLM rejects pilot demands; pilots vow to ‘take action’

Read more: http://atwonline.com/labor/klm-rejects-pilot-demands-pilots-vow-take-action

Sri Lanka Seeks Investors for Airline With $1 Billion of Debt

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-21/sri-lanka-seeks-investors-for-airline-with-1-billion-of-debt

United Air Sees Fare Gains as Cheapest Tickets Become Scarce

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-21/united-air-sees-fare-gains-as-cheapest-tickets-become-scarce

Irish Aviation News:

Aireon, Irish Authorities Ready Emergency Tracking Service

Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-08-22/aireon-irish-authorities-ready-emergency-tracking-service

Aircastle Appoints Jim Connelly as Chief Accounting Officer

Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aircastle-appoints-jim-connelly-as-chief-accounting-officer/

ARI reveals high-class spirits & wines store at Dublin Airport amid ambitious T2 upgrade

Read more: https://www.moodiedavittreport.com/ari-reveals-high-class-spirits-wines-store-at-dublin-airport-amid-ambitious-t2-upgrade/

City of Derry Airport reopens Amelia Earhart Airport Lounge

Read more: https://www.passengerterminaltoday.com/news/lounge/city-of-derry-airport-reopens-amelia-earhart-airport-lounge.html

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Welcomes Two New International Flights to Dublin and Munich

Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dallas-fort-worth-international-airport-welcomes-two-new-international-flights-to-dublin-and-munich-300700198.html

Gate Gourmet Ireland serves up 57% rise in profits

Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/gate-gourmet-ireland-serves-up-57-rise-in-profits-863428.html

New Laws for registering Drones in Ireland are Imminent

Read more: https://irishtechnews.ie/new-laws-for-registering-drones-in-ireland-are-imminent/amp/

Ryanair renews calls for booze control measures at UK airports

Read more: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/news/on-euro-weekly-news/uk-news/1473727-ryanair-renews-calls-for-booze-control-measures-at-uk-airport

Tweet Picks:

@AvGeekJames Japan Airlines has outlined more details for their new LCC entity, named TBL Co. Ltd. The airline will run with two of JAL’s 787-8’s with the intension of expanding capacity on each jet from 161-184 to 290-300 seats. 

@e_russell “There are some routes that the 757 and 767 fly today that don’t have an economic replacement. It depends on what the operating performance of the aircraft is and, more importantly, what the price of the aircraft is,” says United president Kirby on NMA/797 thoughts. #BoydDEN.

@ghimlay .@SpiritAirlines likely to make decision on next aircraft order within six months, says CEO. Airline is not tied to single fleet type of A320, he emphasizes. Airbus taking control of A220 (ie CSeries) is viewed by airline as a positive, says Fornaro #BoydDEN.

@e_russell “We’re going to start with our biggest business markets and then it will morph into other areas of our network,” says Delta network SVP Esposito on planned A220 routes (feels wrong to not write #CSeries). #BoydDEN.

@timjue Hawaiian Airlines will suspend flights between Honolulu, Oahu & Beijing in October 2018. Carrier says there isn’t enough demand between mainland China & the islands. Route was launched four years ago, HA’s only flight to China.

Video Picks:

Building The Jet Airways 737 MAX 8 | Timelapse 

https://youtu.be/SbIr1mCsFDg

Ethiopian airlines tops on SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2018

https://youtu.be/8oPc1CIn09w

In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives

https://youtu.be/NBdB3G9Qvqs 

Malaga and Qatar Airways – where would you travel?

https://youtu.be/ExSmGxi5mcw

The G500: A Lifestyle

https://youtu.be/aAshn8WIzV0

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