Published on March 27th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/03/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 March: https://bit.ly/3bnY3Xs
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 March: https://bit.ly/2JbwVyy
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 March: https://bit.ly/3ad3AzT
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 March: https://bit.ly/3dlnXN3
North America Newsletter 23 March: https://bit.ly/3boQNu3
OE-ILD Airbus A320-251N c/n 9554 Avolon Ferried Toulouse-Francazal-Shannon 26/03/20 for painting.
9H-QCK Boeing 737-8AS c/n 62691 Malta Air Position London Stansted-Frankfurt 20/06/20 after transfer in Ryanair colours ex EI-FRE.
9H-QEO Boeing 737-800 c/n 44838 Malta Air Air Test at Frankfurt Hahn 26/03/20 after transfer in Ryanair colours ex EI-GJN.
Global Aviation News:
A321 uncontained failure spurs urgent V2500 disk measures
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/a321-uncontained-failure-spurs-urgent-v2500-disk-measures/137458.article
A330-800 test aircraft deployed to transport coronavirus supplies
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/a330-800-test-aircraft-deployed-to-transport-coronavirus-supplies/137460.article
Alitalia to relaunch with much smaller fleet; sources
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0323/1124923-alitalia-to-relaunch-with-much-smaller-fleet-sources/
European Commission issues guidance to ensure essential freight keeps moving by airRead more: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_533
Etihad Cargo deploys cargo-only Boeing 787s to complement freighter fleet and ensure continuity of UAE and global key trade lanes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/etihad-cargo-deploys-cargo-only-boeing-787s-to-complement-freighter-fleet-and-ensure-continuity-of-uae-and-global-key-trade-lanes
Lufthansa expects monthly hedging losses
Read more: https://blueswandaily.com/lufthansa-expects-monthly-hedging-losses/
Rebranded Vnukovo “dynamically developing and improving”
Read more: http://www.airport-business.com/2020/03/rebranded-vnukovo-dynamically-developing-improving/
Red Wings may be Russia’s next Boeing 777 operator
Read more: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/red-wings-may-be-russias-next-boeing-777-operator/
SkyCourier completes initial ground testing
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/business-aviation/skycourier-completes-initial-ground-testing/137481.article
When Jet2’s cheap and cheerful budget airline brought big smiles
Read more: https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2020/03/25/when-jet2s-cheap-and-cheerful-budget-holiday-airline-brought-big-smiles/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap: Counterparty Risk Is Lower Than The Market Thinks
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4334082-aercap-counterparty-risk-is-lower-market-thinks
Airline industry could take off quickly after crisis, says Davy
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/coronavirus/airline-industry-could-take-off-quickly-after-crisis-says-davy-39076722.html
DAA gets green light to change for new runway at Dublin Airport
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/daa-gets-green-light-to-change-for-new-runway-at-dublin-airport-1.4212788
Mercy mission – Delta begins airlifts of drugs to US from Dublin
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/mercy-mission-delta-begins-airlifts-of-drugs-to-us-from-dublin-39074127.html
Passenger numbers down 76% at Dublin Airport as flights cancelled
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0325/1126310-ryanairs-dublin-flights/
With crisis comes opportunity – Davy Research
Read more: https://www.davy.ie/research/public/article.htm?id=ST2_22387_1.xml.htm
75 Per Cent Believe They Will Take a Holiday Later This Year
Read more: https://nitravelnews.com/news/75-believe-they-will-take-a-holiday-later-this-year/
@e_russell The grounding of flights has removed a “crucial eye in the sky” from weather forecasting models just as Europe and North America gear up for spring floods.
@FlyingHighRyan .@AmericanAir is accelerating retirements, sending several 757s, 767s, and E190s to storage this morning.
@kevinjia1122 Rare visitor in Tianjin. More flights will be performed by #Airbus test pilots to collect medical supplies back to Europe to distribute to the frontline hospitals, medical professionals and public. We stand together at this very special time.
@manishasinghal That’s some laurel & chutzpah! @qatarairways says has flown 100,000 pax in the last one week as it added 10,000 extra seats on its network . The airline commits to ferrying people home & since March 24 it says 72% who flew the airline were returning home. #coronavirus.
@winglets747 Qantas secures funding using aircraft. Lufthansa plans to do the same. Cathay did sale and leaseback.
‘A Lot of Airlines’ Will Disappear Due to the Virus, Says Qatar Airways
African Airlines need the support of Governments to withstand the toll of Coronavirus
Can Major U.S. Airlines Survive The Coronavirus Outbreak?
Emirates SkyCargo flies food and medicines around the world
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