Published on August 9th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 09/08/2019

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Emirates Airlines anticipates reaching 2.5 million passengers on Dublin-Dubai route by year end
Aircraft Update:

OE-LOR Airbus A320-214 c/n 3206 Laudamotion Registered 06/08 Delivered Chengdu-Tsentralny-Vienna 07/08/19 ex B-6316.
Global Aviation News:
airBaltic Rolls Out Special Lithuanian Airbus A220-300 Livery
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Boeing faces weak sales, production gap for 777X
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Boeing Holds Workshops With China Carriers to Bring Back 737 Max
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Cathay Pacific reveals its use of onboard cameras

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Delta Is Dropping Singapore Flights as It Pursues a New Asia Strategy
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European Airlines Shape Up For Challenges Ahead

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Lufthansa Targets U.S. With Wave of Low-Cost Frankfurt Fights
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Singapore Air Picks Crucial Fight Against Emirates in India
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Survey split on MAX return to service: December to March
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737 Max would not upset IAG fleet simplification: Cruz

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Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Chief Sees Heightened Credibility for Airbus A220, Embraer E2
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AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing of $750 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
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Hainan Airlines closes Shenzhen – Dublin reservations from Sep 2019
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Review: Aer Lingus A321LR Business Class
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Review: Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge Dublin Airport
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Unfriendly skies for Ryanair
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Tweet Picks:
@awnusharma Airbus today begins manufacturing the A220 in the US at Mobile, Alabama First A220 from Mobile for @Delta Air Lines, to be delivered in Q3 2020. By 2025, the facility will produce 40-50 A220 aircraft/year. A220 serves 100-150 seat market.
@awnusharma IndiGo adds Silchar as 57th domestic destination To launch daily flights on Kolkata-Silchar from Sep 20.
@e_russell “Alitalia hasn’t really mattered for a long time… But pride is a funny thing, and the Italian government can’t admit defeat.” @crankyflier
@winglets747 Air China’s Beijing-Honolulu flight was probably a holding flight for limited US traffic rights. Load factor in 2018 was 66% – low, but especially low for a Chinese airline. Expect Air China to redeploy the traffic right.
@winglets747 “R&D pushed by airlines and inflight caterers has never been so active as in the last 12-18 months.”
Video Picks:

Airbus is in a pretty healthy position at the moment: CAPA | Capital Connection
Flying from Knock to Inishmore in the Aran Islands
How Boeing’s 737 Max Is Causing Turbulence in the Industry | WSJ
Low cost airlines tend to be resilient in a slowdown: AirAsia | Street Signs Asia
Paul Dye’s Incredible SubSonex Jet


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