Published on January 27th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/01/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Acumen Aviation and Blueberry Aviation Announce Co-Operation Agreement: http://bit.ly/2Rc6BsQ
Acumen Aviation Announces 2019 Operational Review: http://bit.ly/36iZnrz
EI-ELA Airbus A330-302 c/n 1106 Aer Lingus Painted at Dublin from 23/01/20 into new colours.
EI-GGN Airbus A330-202 c/n 489 Luke Air Painted at Dublin 24/01/20 prior delivery to become 9H-PTN.
EI-LBT Boeing 757-2Q8 c/n 28170 ASL Airlines Ireland Ferried Shannon-Bangor-Mojave 23/01/20 for cargo conversion ex OH-LBT.
OE-IES Airbus A320-214 c/n 8604 Sky High Leasing Registered 23/01/20 parked at Lourdes ex EI-LIX.
OE-IIQ DHC8-402 c/n 4541 GECAS Ferried Saarbrücken-Bydgoszcz 20/01/20 ex D-ABQT.
VQ-BXT Airbus A320-214 c/n 6125 GECAS Ferried Lourdes-Sofia 24/01/20 ex PR-OCA.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines – Acute supply constraints underpin pricing optimism – our 2020 vision – Davy Research
Read more: https://www.davy.ie/research/public/article.htm?id=ST2_20769_1.xml.htm
EasyJet chief seeks ‘all flights’ APD review following Flybe deal
Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/355693/easyjet-chief-seeks-all-flights-apd-review-following-flybe-deal
Flybe looks for another tax delay, weeks after government saves airline
Read more: https://www.cityam.com/flybe-looks-for-another-tax-delay-weeks-after-government-saves-airline/
If Everyone Hates Spirit Airlines, How Is It Making So Much Money?
Read more: https://marker.medium.com/if-everyone-hates-spirit-airlines-how-is-it-making-so-much-money-8c7d13472352
JetBlue picks up used jets as Airbus A321neo delays mount
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-picks-up-used-jets-as-airbus-a321neo-delays-mount/
Leasing industry sees a role in airline sustainability work
Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2020/01/22/leasing-industry-sees-a-role-in-airline-sustainability-work/
Mitsubishi ends 2019 with ~500 commitments for SpaceJet
Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2020/01/22/mitsubishi-ends-2019-with-500-commitments-for-spacejet/
Polish Carrier LOT Buys Failed Thomas Cook’s German Airline
Read more: https://news.bloomberglaw.com/bankruptcy-law/polish-carrier-lot-buys-failed-thomas-cooks-german-airline-1
Southwest Airlines ‘absolutely’ harmed by MAX grounding
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/southwest-airlines-absolutely-harmed-by-max-grounding/
United Airlines’ Best Day Ever: Record Revenue On Thanksgiving Sunday
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton1/2020/01/23/united-airlines-best-day-ever-record-revenue-on-thanksgiving-sunday/#5c1ef5456efd
With Boeing’s 737 MAX delivered to storage instead of customers, unique cost and revenue insights can be gained
Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2020/01/23/with-boeings-737-max-delivered-to-storage-instead-of-customers-unique-cost-and-revenue-insights-can-be-gained/
Irish Aviation News:
Eastern Airways returns to Belfast City with new airlink to Teeside International Airport
Read more: https://www.irishnews.com/business/2020/01/25/news/eastern-airways-returns-to-belfast-city-with-new-airlink-to-teeside-international-airport-1824288/
Eirtech Aviation Services Forms Technical Operations Department
Read more: https://www.eirtechaviation.ie/news/eirtech-aviation-services-forms-technical-operations-department/
Ireland leading the world in the high-flying aviation sector
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/special-reports/aviation-finance/ireland-leading-the-world-in-the-high-flying-aviation-sector-1.4140415
ITAA CEO claims Ireland’s regional airports ‘are being decimated’
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/itaa-ceo-claims-irelands-regional-airports-are-being-decimated-977573.html
Ryanair will open a base in Vienna after closing the Canary Islands and reducing that of Girona
Read more: https://www.archyworldys.com/ryanair-will-open-a-base-in-vienna-after-closing-the-canary-islands-and-reducing-that-of-girona/
Sajid Javid to reject Ryanair legal threat over Flybe ‘bailout’
Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/sajid-javid-to-reject-ryanair-legal-threat-over-flybe-bailout-11916166
StandardAero acquires TRS Ireland
Read more: https://www.janes.com/article/93835/standardaero-acquires-trs-ireland
@DubCham We welcome the news that Cathay Pacific will resume its direct Dublin-Hong Kong flights from the end of March. Big opportunity to grow trade and business links between Ireland and Hong Kong – good connectivity is hugely important to realising it.
@e_russell JetBlue has leased used A321s due for delivery later in 2020 to support growth, as it faces continued A321neo delivery delays, says Geraghty.
@e_russell JetBlue will continue to take “targeted network actions” – likely beyond the Long Beach and Oakland cuts – in 2020.
@jonostrower Bringing back the 757 with new engines “is the one [option] that could actually make the suit fit the body with the least amount of pain,” said Mr. Udvar-Házy.
@winglets747 If you flew United on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, you helped United break record revenues. On that day PRASM was up 15%.
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