Published on February 26th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/02/2020
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
EI-GIV ATR72-212A c/n 1056 RegionalJet Nordica Ferried Ljubljana-Norwich 23/02/20 for paint prior delivery.
G-FBJH Embraer 175STD c/n 17000351 Nordic Aviation Capital Feried Exeter-Bydgoszcz 23/02/20 in all white colours.
SX-ABQ Airbus A321-231 c/n 1060 Olympus Airways Ferried Newcastle-Antalya 19/02/20 after storage ex EI-FBF.
Global Aviation News:
Air Baltic CEO: A220 order could spur Scandinavia growth
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/289752/airbaltic-ceo-a220-order-could-spur-scandinavia-growth/
British Airways redirects China capacity to Cape Town, Miami and Seattle
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/289804/british-airways-redirects-china-capacity-to-cape-town-miami-and-seattle/
Etihad Airways celebrates 15 years services to India
Read more: https://www.arabianaerospace.aero/etihad-airways-celebrates-15-years-services-to-india.html
ExpressJet Airlines to Become World’s Largest Embraer ERJ145 Aircraft Operator; Finalizing Long Term Extension with United Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/expressjet-airlines-to-become-worlds-largest-embraer-erj145-aircraft-operator-finalizing-long-term-extension-with-united-airlines/
First Impressions of the British Airways A350 Club Suite (ex Bangalore – London)
Read more: https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.com/2020/02/24/british-airways-a350-club-suite/
India, a significant contributor to Etihad’s rise in global aviation
Read more: https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/india-a-significant-contributor-to-etihads-rise-in-global-aviation/1870446/
Qatar Airways and American Airlines Sign Strategic Partnership Deal and Codeshare Agreement
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/qatar-airways-and-american-airlines-sign-strategic-partnership-deal-and-codeshare-agreement/
State aid: Commission approves around €36 million Romanian rescue aid to state-owned flag carrier TAROM
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/state-aid-commission-approves-around-eu36-million-romanian-rescue-aid-to-state-owned-flag-carrier-tarom/
Irish Aviation News:
Coronavirus: Irish holding back on holiday plans
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/coronavirus-irish-holding-back-on-holiday-plans-1.4184882
Elix Aviation Capital Delivers a Bombardier Dash 8 Q200 to Safarilink
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/elix-aviation-capital-delivers-a-bombardier-dash-8-q200-to-safarilink/
IAA Temporary Airspace Restrictions planned: 3-5 March
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2020/02/25/temporary-airspace-restrictions-planned-3-5-may
Ireland to become first country in Europe to deliver fast-food by Drone
Read more: https://www.irishpost.com/news/ireland-become-first-country-europe-deliver-fast-food-drone-180308
McEvaddy brothers to continue to back Irish aviation firm
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/mcevaddy-brothers-to-continue-to-back-irish-aviation-firm-1.4183703
@ethanklapper United is closing its 737 base mx facility at HOU (yes, United has a presence there but no pax service). It opened a new line mx facility at IAH yesterday so there’s room to consolidate all mx functions at IAH.
@e_russell ICYMI: American, Delta and United have begun distributing their idled widebodies on domestic routes with high demand this spring.
@e_russell Delta has raised its stake in Korean Air by one point to 11%.
@e_russell It’s a time of experimentation for the network planners in Dallas, as Southwest Airlines adds its first-ever seasonal destination Steamboat Springs.
@WandrMe Seems @Expressjet knows it will need more pilots. The carrier is upping its sign-on bonus to $40k in some cases. Should be good news for
@XJTALPA . #avgeek $XJT.
A Day at Knock Airport, Ireland, with an unusual arrival that afternoon!
Boeing 777x in Spokane, Washington Day 3
Here are the airlines with the least exposure to the coronavirus outbreak
Meet the U.S. Navy’s New Training Helicopter, the Leonardo TH-119 – AIN
The Bell 525 Relentless