Published on April 2nd, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 02/04/2020

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Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 March

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 March

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 March

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 March

North America Newsletter 23 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:

G-TUKG Boeing 737-8KN c/n 28636 TUI Airways Registered at Shannon 27/03/20 ex A6-FDG.

Global Aviation News:

AEI Receives Transport Canada STC Approval For B737-300SF And B737-400SF Freighter Conversions
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Avia Solutions Group has finalised the acquisition of Bluebird Nordic
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ICAO stresses air transport’s role in recovery from COVID-19 pandemic
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Icelandair Group hf.: Integration of Air Iceland Connect and Icelandair
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New Delta cargo flights between U.S.-China help keep medical supply chain flying 
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Virgin Atlantic bailout backed by Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Heathrow
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Visual Approach: What’s on a transatlantic wide body? 
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Irish Aviation News:

Acro names industry veteran Neil Cairns as CEO
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Anton Tams, of GECAS, on lessors’ electronic maintenance records

Cityjet seeks auditors’ advice on navigating Covid-19 crisis
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Dachser Ireland appoints van den Berg as managing director
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Donegal to Dublin air service reduced to one flight a day
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Eastern Airways poised to announce Southampton-Dublin route post COVID-19
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GECAS’s Chief Risk Officer gives insight into the global lessor’s risk management model
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Irish pilot lifts lid on heroic efforts behind 30 hour round-trips to China to collect vital PPE
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Milestone pivots, developing skills appropriate to a mature $5bn leasing platform
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Tweet Picks:

@ChinaAvReview  Air New Zealand all-black 787 arrived Shanghai as a cargo-only plane. The flight, resumed after two months suspension, carried local products such as sea food to Shanghai. This airlink will help NZ’s export business and local farmers greatly.

@e_russell Porter Airlines has secured C$135m in funds to help bridge the coronavirus crisis.

@jonostrower While the goal of the bailout was to protect employment, wages and benefits, the structure creates short-term incentives to continue flying their airplanes nearly empty, only further accelerating the cash burn each needs to survive. #staycurrent.

@SAS A different shade of blue – but the same heart, ambition and dedication. Today, this group from our cabin crew had their first day of training at Sophiahemmet in Stockholm – learning from the best how to take care of patients to relieve the hard-working heroes in healthcare.

@winglets747 Greetings from Asia. Outbreak started earlier here, and we contained it earlier. People were ready to resume travel, but imported cases grew and restrictions went up. Underlying traveller confidence is high.

Video Picks:

Airline executives consider consolidating schedules as passenger traffic plummets

Australia should ‘take an equity stake’ in foreign owned airline

Devil’s in the details: Top airlines analyst

Dubai Moves to Shield Prized Emirates Airline From Virus Fallout

Former Spirit Airlines CEO on how the airline industry is handling the coronavirus crisis

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