Published on February 25th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/02/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Acumen Aviation and CMS Business School Sign Co-Operation Agreement: http://bit.ly/32g6u3t
Acumen Aviation Launches Aircraft Maintenance Reserve Course: http://bit.ly/2upZ7tK
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 February: http://bit.ly/2Pid58w
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 February: http://bit.ly/2v2ZlaR
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 February: http://bit.ly/2HPatKS
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 February:http://bit.ly/2HN6nTM
North America Newsletter 24 February: http://bit.ly/2PiypKM
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Academy of Aviation (AOA) reports 2019 busiest year: http://bit.ly/2vW1yES
First Air France Airbus A380-800 retires to Ireland West Airport Knock: http://bit.ly/3bTiM6t
Moldavian Start-Up carrier HiSky to launch Chisinau-Dublin route: http://bit.ly/2T7IknF
N656SW Boeing 737-3H4(F) c/n 24801 Rostrum Leasing Ferried Jakarta-Subang 23/02/20.
RP-C7937 Airbus A320-232 c/n 2112 Pan Pacific Airlines Ferried Clark International-Nagpur-Muscat International-Sharm El Sheikh-Shannon 19-20/02/20 on return to lessor.
9H-QAZ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44700 Malta Air First Service 21/02/20 after transfer in Ryanair colours ex EI-FIK.
9H-QCZ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44798 Malta Air First Service 22/02/20 after transfer in Ryanair colours ex EI-FRW.
Global Aviation News:
Air China and China Eastern to resume some suspended flights
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/air-china-china-eastern-to-resume-some-suspended-flights/136880.article
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on how he feels about flying his own airline
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/american-airlines-ceo-doug-parker-q-and-a/
American Airlines Expands Meal Pre-ordering for Premium Cabin Passengers
Read more: https://apex.aero/2020/02/20/aa-preorder-meals-premium
Boeing to place MAX aircraft simulator in India by mid-2020
Read more: https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/boeing-to-place-max-aircraft-simulator-in-india-by-mid-2020-5310161.htm
How A4E is answering Europe’s airline sustainability challenge
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/how-a4e-is-answering-europes-airline-sustainability-challenge/136845.article
India’s Booming Bangalore Airport Racks Up New Markets – Munich, Seattle, Tokyo Are Coming This Year
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2020/02/21/indias-booming-bangalore-airport-racks-up-new-marketsmunich-seattle-tokyo-are-coming-this-year/#7f953dfc6480
Qantas approaches future fleet with eye for competitive edge, simplification
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/qantas-approaches-future-fleet-with-eye-for-competitive-edge-simplification/136838.article
Southwest Airlines is getting more gates at Denver Airport
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/southwest-airlines-getting-more-gates-at-denver-airport/
TAP SGPS 2019 consolidated half-year and annual results
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/tap-sgps-2019-consolidated-half-year-and-annual-results/
Irish Aviation News:
AFTA Ryanair mentored cadets celebrate success
Read more: https://afta.ie/news/afta-ryanair-mentored-cadets-celebrate-success/
First Air France A380 deactivated is sent to Ireland
Read more: https://www.airway1.com/first-air-france-a380-deactivated-is-sent-to-ireland/
Get Free Tickets to Pilot Careers Live Dublin Saturday 7 March
Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2020/02/get-free-tickets-to-pilot-careers-live-dublin/
New Dublin to Shanghai flight service suspended indefinitely amid coronavirus chaos
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/new-dublin-to-shanghai-flight-service-suspended-indefinitely-amid-coronavirus-chaos-38979249.html
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says his airline’s unmatched safety reputation positions it to negotiate a cut-price deal with Boeing for a new fleet of 737MAX
Read more: https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/qantas-sees-bargain-planes-at-end-of-737max-grounding-20200223-p543fo.html
Ryanair calls for ‘crude’ EU aviation tax proposal to be axed
Read more: https://www.businesspost.ie/transport/ryanair-calls-for-crude-eu-aviation-tax-proposal-to-be-axed-07d94d41
@AirlineFlyer Months later we have confirmation that @united is indeed adding streaming IFE to its ExpressJet E145 fleet as it adds 36 additional aircraft. #PaxEx.
@aneeshp From Russia with Love. Around 450,000 people flew between India and Russia in 2019. Aeroflot, Air Arabia and Uzbekistan Airways are the largest airlines on India-Russia & CIS routes. Russia meets Mumbai: Aeroflot, Ural Airlines to launch weekly flights.
@airwaysmagazine Dakar-based Air Senegal to launch London flights in summer 2020. This will be the carrier’s first service ever to the UK.
@e_russell “Breaking up HNA’s airlines and divvying up the parts to existing players makes the most sense… [but] many of these routes should just disappear along with the airlines that fly them.” @crankyflier.
@e_russell That Alaska Airlines order for either more MAX or A321neo jets due this year? It could be for up to 200 aircraft, via @dominicgates.
Airbus A380 landing at Ireland West Airport
Boeing P-8A Poseidon New Facility
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Qantas positioned ‘really well for coping with the coronavirus’
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