Published on March 31st, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 31/03/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 March

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 March

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 March

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 March

North America Newsletter 30 March

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Laudamotion adds 27th Airbus A320-200

Norwegian Re-Registers second Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft stored at Dublin

Aircraft Update:

VP-CMU Boeing 737-86J c/n 37761 AMCK Aviation Ferried Seoul-Hazrat Shahjalal International-Bahrain-Sofia-Shannon 30-31/03/20 ex HL8052.

VP-CMV Boeing 737-86J c/n 37766 AMCK Aviation Ferried Seoul-Hazrat Shahjalal International-Bahrain-Sofia-Shannon 30-31/03/20 ex HL8053.

Global Aviation News:

Aircraft lessors cheered by US airline bailout
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Airline Investors: We’ve Been Here Before
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Air Italy: Announcement of unbinding offers
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British Airways extends Revolving Credit Facility
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easyJet: Fleet Grounding
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First Air New Zealand cargo flight to depart for Shanghai tonight
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Qatar Airways Resumes Scheduled Belly-hold Cargo Operations to China in Response to Increased Demand
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SAS turns to cargo flights using idled passenger planes
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Urgent Demand for Medical Equipment Is Making Air Cargo Fees ‘Absolutely Crazy’
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Irish Aviation News:

eCOMM Merchant Solutions Helps Bring Home 700 Irish People Stranded in Australia
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Inflight Dublin launches wellness app to help passengers breathe easy
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Ireland’s response to COVID-19: Transport measures
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Ryanair Important Customer Notice 30 Mar – Limited Schedule Extended
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Stranded Irish scrambling to get home amid ‘Wild West of aviation’
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Tweet Picks:

@FlySWISS Today at 7:37h our longest ever non-stop flight LX8900 took off to Santiago de Chile on behalf of @EDA_DFAE in order to bring Swiss travelers back home.

@HorizonsqtQiao New progress on China MA700 turboprop project, XCAC will soon  install the vertical & horizontal Stabilizer (made on composite) to the 001 static-test aircraft. 

@LondonAirTravel Garuda Indonesia is leasing to Air India six weekly slot pairs at London Heathrow for a period of two years.

@olivershah Travel giant Tui has taken an EUR 1.8bn bailout loan from the German government. “One of the conditions of the KfW bridge loan is that TUI waives dividend payments for the duration of the bridge loan.”

@winglets747 A little look at Delta’s MD-88s due to be retired early. MD-88 is oldest aircraft (29 years) but also least utilized at about 6 hours a day (flown). High age gives low ownership cost allowing selective use. 

Video Picks:

Airlines transfer services to Beijing Daxing Airport

Over 70% of airlines have only 3 months of cash-cover, IATA warns vi

Singapore Airlines announces massive S$15b financing plan

What comes next for airlines amid coronavirus crisis: Former Continental CEO

EIN9019 Welcome Home message from Dublin ATC

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