Published on March 30th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/03/2020
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
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Laudamotion adds 27th Airbus A320-200: https://bit.ly/2WRwPV2
Norwegian Re-Registers second Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft stored at Dublin: https://bit.ly/2xwzFnO
EI-ESN Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33491 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Shannon 27/03/20 on return to lessor.
F-WTAU Airbus A330-203 c/n 900 Carlyle Aviation Partners Registered at Shannon 26/03/20 in full AtlasGlobal colours & titles ex TC-AGF.
F-WTAV Airbus A330-203 c/n 819 Carlyle Aviation Partners Registered at Shannon 26/03/20 in AtlasGlobal colours & titles ex TC-AGD.
SP-RKL Boeing 737-800 c/n 44786 Ryanair Sun Position London Stansted-Dublin 26/03/20 after transfer ex EI-FZN.
XA-NBA Airbus A320-214 c/n 2964 Interjet Ferried Mexico City-TUS 27/03/20 on return to lessor ex EI-EYS.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines Are Replacing ‘Self-Loading Cargo’ (A.K.A. Passengers) With Actual Cargo As Coronavirus Causes Havoc For Industry
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/dominicdudley/2020/03/27/airlines-replace-passengers-with-cargo/#76a9416a01df
Air New Zealand ramps up cargo operations
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-new-zealand-ramps-up-cargo-operations/
Delta Cargo launches charter operations for essential supplies
Read more: https://www.stattimes.com/news/delta-cargo-launches-charter-operations-for-essential-supplies-air-cargo/
Delta’s MD-88 In 4 Charts: Early Retirement For Its Oldest And Least Used Aircraft
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton1/2020/03/27/deltas-md-88-in-4-charts-early-retirement-for-its-oldest-and-least-used-aircraft/
European Airlines Welcome New Air Cargo Guidelines from the European Commission
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/european-airlines-welcome-new-air-cargo-guidelines-from-the-european-commission/
UK-based airlines seek industry tax breaks in coronavirus battle
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0326/1126458-uk-airlines/
U.S. airline bailout to give loans and cash-for-equity aid
Read more: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/u-s-airline-bailout-to-give-loans-and-cash-for-equity-aid-1.1412167
VistaJet changes business model to help tackle coronavirus crisis
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/vistajet-changes-business-model-to-help-tackle-coronavirus-crisis/137529.article
Why emergency flights must be allowed to go ahead to help combat the COVID-19 crisis
Read more: https://www.blueskynews.aero/issue-550/COVID-19-Commentary-Mark-Briffa-Air-Partner.html
Irish Aviation News:
Aircastle Limited Completes Merger with Affiliates of Marubeni and Mizuho Leasing
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aircastle-limited-completes-merger-with-affiliates-of-marubeni-and-mizuho-leasing/
An Bord Pleanála (ABP) 305298: North Runway, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin. (F19A/0023)
Read more: http://www.pleanala.ie/casenum/305298.htm
Bombardier Belfast to maintain critical support ops
Read more: https://www.insidermedia.com/news/ireland/bombardier-belfast-reveals-covid-19-plans
COVID-19 and Quality of Service Penalties at Dublin Airport
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/covid-19-and-quality-of-service-penalties-at-dublin-airport.954.html
Emirates Airlines to restore Dubai-Dublin route from 1st May
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/290509/emirates-ns20-operations-as
Etihad Airways to resume Abu Dhabi-Dublin route from 10th April
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/290497/etihad-10apr20-30apr20
MEP writes to airline bosses seeking help for ‘stranded Irish’
Read more: https://www.leitrimobserver.ie/news/national/529819/mep-writes-to-airline-bosses-seeking-help-for-stranded-irish.html
The Commission grants new Operating Licence to Sonas Aviation Limited
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/the-commission-grants-new-operating-licence-to-sonas-aviation-limited-.955.html
@AirlineGeeks Australian flag-carrier Qantas will temporarily operate its flagship route from Sydney to London via Darwin, making it the first-ever non-stop flight between the two cities, effective from Tuesday, March 24.
@CSAIRGlobal Winter will eventually pass, and spring is sure to come. Let’s fly better together and keep the world connected. @IATA.
@e_russell American Airlines staff ratify last post-US Airways contract six years after merger.
@e_russell Funds from the pending $50bn airline aid package “along with our relatively high available cash position, will allow us to ride through even the worst of potential scenarios,” says American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
@Fiicaan Cathay Pacific sends over 10 -8s into Anchorage daily with JFK, MIA, ORD, DFW, ATL, LAX, IAH being their main hubs. They also do Guadalajara, Mexico City runs.
Airlines use KCI to ‘park’ planes amid COVID-19 slowdown
Demand for travel should return toward end of summer: Stifel managing director
EI-EAV A330 Aer Lingus Dublin-Beijing Shamrock 9018 – IAA Thank You
European airlines crippled by COVID-19 pandemic demand breaks from environmental taxes
How the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the booming air travel industry