Published on March 20th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/03/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 March: http://bit.ly/2WkgojM
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 March: http://bit.ly/3dcU5Cm
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 March: http://bit.ly/3a1O0XI
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 March: http://bit.ly/2Wp1Yi8
North America Newsletter 18 March: http://bit.ly/2IXQfPK
EI-EWR Airbus A330-202 c/n 330 Aer Lingus Ferried Dublin-Bangor-Mojave 15-16/03/20 on return to lessor.
F-HTVQ Boeing 737-8AL c/n 39068 Transavia France Delivered Shannon-Paris Orly 19/03/20 ex 2-TJFP.
LN-RGA Boeing 737-86N c/n 39397 SAS Airlines Ferried Rzeszów-Zurich-Shannon 14/03/20.
N801XT Boeing 737-86N c/n 35220 GECAS Ferried Woensdrecht-Keflavik-Boston-Fort Lauderdale 18-19/03/20 ex PH-TFF.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines Offer Spare Passenger Aircraft As Mini-Freighters as Cargo rates soar
Read more: https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/03/15581504/airlines-offer-spare-passenger-aircraft-as-mini-freighters
EasyJet launches winter sale in coronavirus rebooking push
Read more: https://www.todayonline.com/world/easyjet-launches-winter-sale-coronavirus-rebooking-push
EU should scrap emissions trading scheme, Polish official says
Read more: https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/eu-should-scrap-emissions-trading-scheme-polish-official-says/
IAG offers PAX aircraft for cargo charter
Read more: https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/iag-offers-pax-aircraft-for-cargo-charter/
Spirit Airlines: Poised To Rebound After COVID-19
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4332644-spirit-airlines-poised-to-rebound-after-covidminus-19
The air in a plane is filtered and 99.97% sterile
Read more: https://www.aerotime.aero/gediminas.ziemelis/24688-the-air-in-a-plane-is-filtered-and-99-97-sterile
Warren Buffett May Be Interested in Buying Air Canada Stock
Read more: https://www.fool.ca/2020/03/16/warren-buffett-may-be-interested-in-buying-air-canada-tsxac-stock/
Irish Aviation News:
Etihad Airways operates its signature ‘Greenliner’ aircraft to Dublin
Read more: https://www.arabianaerospace.aero/etihad-airways-operates-its-signature-greenliner-aircraft-to-dublin.html
IAG boss Willie Walsh to take pay cut amid coronavirus strife
Read more: https://www.cityam.com/iag-boss-willie-walsh-to-take-pay-cut-amid-coronavirus-strife/
Stobart Air’s holding firm in administration
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/stobart-airs-holding-firm-in-administration-39056718.html
Why are Russian military aircraft flying in Irish controlled airspace?
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2020/0318/1123836-russian-military-aircraft-bombers-ireland/
@e_russell Mitsubishi’s SpaceJet takes first flight in bid to become player in regional jet market.
@hharteveldt POTUS says he will talk with @StateDept re: total ban of Americans traveling abroad. This is developing and not final. #travel.
@JTGenter For what it’s worth, $LUV (@SouthwestAir) is now the most-valuable US-based airline, surpassing $DAL in the past few days. Southwest now worth more than $UAL (United) + $AAL (AA) + $AKL (Alaska) + $JBLU (JetBlue) + $ALGT (Allegiant) + $SAVE (Spirit) + $HA (Hawaiian) combined!!.
@Lebeaucarnews Airlines continue to add more liquidity. American secures new $1 Billion credit line and now has approx. $8.4 Billion in liquidity. Late last week JetBlue made a similar move securing a fresh $1 Billion line of credit. $AAL, $JBLU.
@rschuur_aero .@lufthansa in discussion with @Airbus and @BoeingAirplanes about deferring and/or cancellation orders, ‘like all airlines’. Spohr: “We planned to take delivery of a new aircraft every 10 days. Right now, we need none.”
Fmr. Spirit Airlines CEO: The government should “help an industry that really helps grow the economy
Michael O’Leary on Consolidation
Michael O’Leary on Lauda prospects of profitability
Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners Calls an Airlines Bailout a ‘Political Nightmare’
Willie Walsh Speaks about Airline Consolidation