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Published on March 23rd, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 23/03/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 Marchhttp://bit.ly/2WkgojM

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 Marchhttp://bit.ly/3dcU5Cm

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 Marchhttp://bit.ly/3a1O0XI

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 Marchhttp://bit.ly/2Wp1Yi8

North America Newsletter 18 Marchhttp://bit.ly/2IXQfPK

Aircraft Update:

G-HYLG Airbus A321-211 c/n 6979 Jet2 Registered at Shannon 16/03/20 still in full Condor colours ex OE-IDQ.

G-TCDE Airbus A321-211 c/n 6056 Jet2 Ferried Lake City-Bangore-Shannon 20/0/30 on lease from Air Transat to become G-HLYB.

G-TUKC Boeing 737-8FZ c/n 31713 TUI Airways Delivered Oslo-Lasham 20/03/20 ex EI-FHH.

SP-RKH Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44746 Ryanair Sun Position London Stansted-Dublin 20/03/20 after transfer ex EI-FRX.

Global Aviation News:

American Airlines Announces Cargo-Only Flights to Help Keep Business Moving
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/american-airlines-announces-cargo-only-flights-to-help-keep-business-moving/

FedEx Sees Cargo Opportunities as Virus Grounds Airlines
Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2020-03-17/fedex-posts-lower-profit-drops-guidance-due-to-coronavirus

Finnair strengthens its funding position
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/finnair-strengthens-its-funding-position-the-ministerial-committee-on-economic-policy-has-proposed-that-the-state-of-finland-guarantees-the-pension-premium-loan-included-in-the-plan/

Keeping cargo flowing ‘will save lives’ – and may avoid airline bankruptcies
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/keeping-cargo-flowing-will-save-lives-and-may-avoid-airline-bankruptcies/

Lufthansa promises ‘airlift for Germany’ as aviation shutdown threatens vital global cargo
Read more: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/17/business/air-cargo-coronavirus/index.html

Lufthansa Cargo CEO Gerber welcomes facilitation of administrative procedures
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/reduce-complexity-strengthen-security-of-supply/

More passenger aircraft become freighters as borders stay open for cargo
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/more-passenger-aircraft-become-freighters-as-borders-stay-open-for-cargo/

Norwegian shares soar on $550m coronavirus rescue
Read more: https://www.thelocal.no/20200320/norwegian-shares-soar-after-coronavirus-rescue-loan

SAS in line to benefit as Sweden approves credit guarantees
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/sas-in-line-to-benefit-as-sweden-approves-credit-guarantees/137432.article

Irish Aviation News:

AAIU Accident Report: Cessna 208B, (G-KNYS) Near Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly 13 May 2018
Read more: http://www.aaiu.ie/node/1423

ASL Airlines B757-200 EI-CJX Positioning Flight
Read more: http://thelingussource.com/2020/03/20/asl-airlines-b757-200-ei-cjx-positioning-flight-11/

Northern Aerospace plastics company helps in the fight against COVID-19 
Read more: https://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/news/industry-news/aerospace-plastics-company-helps-in-the-fight-against-covid-19.html

Northern Ireland Vital air links must be protected in both the short and long term
Read more: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/news/vital-air-links-must-be-protected-both-short-and-long-term

SMBC Aviation delivers third Airbus A320neo to S7
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aviation-delivers-third-airbus-a320neo-to-s7/

VD Gulf Announce Maintenance Agreement With GECAS
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vd-gulf-announce-maintenance-agreement-with-gecas/

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/

Tweet Picks:

@AirmanMagazine For the first time ever, two @usairforce  B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft conducted a fifth generation integration familiarization flight with a Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning II Mar 18, 2020, over the North Sea.

@aviator_aero Norwegian and Wideroe, et al saved for now, as the Norwegian gov’t offers a loan guarantee of $550 million.

@hharteveldt Very creAAtive! @AmericanAir to operate #cargo only flights between US and Europe. Good for the #airline, good for the economy. 

@JMulliganIndo .@Moody’s reckons large airlines have adequate liquidity to manage through a fairly significant short-term disruption through June, and a continuing but more moderate disruption through the third quarter. #aviation #COVID19.

@winglets747 When the virus outbreak ends, American Airlines plans to emerge with a codeshare with Philippine Airlines, continuing its new international strategy.

Video Picks:

Eurofighter Typhoon SCRAMBLE, INTERCEPT & DOGFIGHT Demo 
https://youtu.be/_bA8iZCXlZk

First Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in Final Configuration Takes Flight – AIN 
https://youtu.be/Ddy43mteagQ

Heavy Rain & Wind Piloting A330 from Brussels | Cockpit Views
https://youtu.be/jESW2FVLs1g

Piloting Boeing 757 into JFK Runway 13L | Cockpit Views 
https://youtu.be/DzorW1QNRKM

Piloting Boeing 787 into Heathrow | Stunning Cockpit Views
https://youtu.be/oTfgYbr82bc


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