Published on March 4th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 04/03/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 2 March: http://bit.ly/39hrxWa
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 2 March: http://bit.ly/2TzcbFV
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 March: http://bit.ly/2TuvH6q
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 March: http://bit.ly/2VEtLem
North America Newsletter 2 March: http://bit.ly/3aknUid
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Laudamotion adds 25th Airbus A320-200: http://bit.ly/2PyXguc
Private Sky Ireland’s largest business jet operator adds Global 5000 to growing fleet: http://bit.ly/2VJ5ZxV
United Airlines resumes Washington Dulles – Dublin route: http://bit.ly/39dQ1zI
A6-FDG Boeing 737-8KN c/n 29636 TUI Airways painted at Shannon 27/02/20 prior delivery to become G-TUKG.
HA-FAW Boeing 737‑476(F) c/n 24435 Airlines Hungary Ferried St Anthan-Shannon-Leipzig 25-27/02/20 prior return to service ex EI-STI.
OE-IWP Boeing 737‑42J(F) c/n 27143 ASL Airlines Belgium Registered 26/02/20 prior service entry ex Liege ex ZS-JRC.
TC-IZG Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33605 Pegasus Airlines Ferried Istanbul-St Anthan 27/02/20 in all white colours for return to lessor ex EI-DPE.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company And Wizz Air Conclude Agreement To Establish Wizz Air Abu Dhabi
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/abu-dhabi-developmental-holding-company-and-wizz-air-conclude-agreement-to-establish-wizz-air-abu-dhabi/
Air Canada’s top-20 connecting markets; Ottawa – Victoria #1
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/03/02/air-canadas-top-20-connecting-markets-ottawa-victoria-1/
Canadian ULCC start-ups still carving out positions in the market
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/canadian-ulcc-start-ups-still-carving-out-positions-in-the-market-514869
Coronavirus impact as China seats down 162 million in five months
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/02/26/coronavirus-impact-as-china-seats-down-164-million-in-five-months/
Flycana: Dominican start-up LCC working to be viable in the Caribbean
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/flycana-dominican-start-up-lcc-working-to-be-viable-in-the-caribbean-514857
Marseille ended 2019 with record capacity from strong international growth
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/03/02/marseille-ended-2019-with-record-capacity-from-strong-international-growth/
Norwegian Ranked Largest Foreign Airline in New York City for 2019
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/norwegian-ranked-largest-foreign-airline-in-new-york-city-for-2019/
VivaAerobus: Mexico’s cost leader
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/02/27/vivaaerobus-mexicos-cost-leader/
Irish Aviation News:
Air Partner provides evacuation flight for UK and Irish Nationals from Japan
Read more: https://ajot.com/news/air-partner-provides-evacuation-flight-for-uk-and-irish-nationals-from-japan
Collins Aerospace encourages girls to join STEM fields with ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering’
Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2020/03/03/news/collins-aerospace-encourages-girls-to-join-stem-fields-with-introduce-a-girl-to-engineering–1855073/?param=ds441rif44T
Coronavirus ‘no excuse’ for state aid to failing carriers: IAG CEO Willie Walsh
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/coronavirus-no-excuse-for-state-aid-to-failing-carriers-walsh/137056.article
Ryanair CEO in Talks About New Order for Grounded Boeing Max
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-03/ryanair-ceo-in-talks-about-new-order-for-grounded-boeing-max
Ryanair to Cancel Up to 25% of Italian Short Haul Flights From 17th Mar to 8th Apr
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/ryanair-to-cancel-up-to-25-of-italian-short-haul-flights-from-17th-mar-to-8th-apr/
S&P lowers outlook on Japan’s ORIX on M&A business risk
Read more: https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/uznyylfnibrtwyfi8k5fla2
@e_russell Delta’s CFO expressed to investors at a Raymond James conference yesterday that U.S. domestic demand has “notably” slowed but not made a “dramatic” drop due to coronavirus fears since last week $DAL.
@jrobinsuk Consensus at among chief execs of IAG, @Ryanair, @easyJet, @AirFranceKLM and @lufthansa that #coronavirus will speed up consolidation in Europe. “The weak airlines that are out there, I can’t see a way through this,” says IAG’s Willie Walsh. #aviation #A4ESummit.
@timhepher Elbow fight: #Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary notes increase in size of 737 over its 50-year history to 230 seats. #Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr, sitting to his left at #A4ESUMMIT, mimes a passenger doubled up with little legroom.
@WandrMe LH Group’s Spohr wants innovation and new aircraft but also believes as a CEO that basically only Boeing/Airbus are viable suppliers. Speaking of the CSeries/A220, “It is a great aircraft but it is only feasible once Airbus took over.” #A4ESummit #AvGeek #PaxEx.
@WandrMe “I don’t see it as a cyclical business any more.” That’s an incredibly bold statement from @Airbus’s Christian Scherer #AvGeek #A4ESummit.
Here’s how much the Boeing 737 Max grounding has cost over the past year
How a Croydon Hut Changed Air Travel Forever – BBC London
In the Making: First #A350 XWB to Aeroflot – Russian Airlines
Ryanair CEO O’Leary on Coronavirus Impact, Boeing’s 737 Max Jet
Uber Air’s plans for 1,000-strong Melbourne helicopter fleet revealed