Published on April 2nd, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/04/2020
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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
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
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aei-receives-transport-canada-stc-approval-for-b737-300sf-and-b737-400sf-freighter-conversions/
Avia Solutions Group has finalised the acquisition of Bluebird Nordic
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/avia-solutions-group-has-finalised-the-acquisition-of-bluebird-nordic/
ICAO stresses air transport’s role in recovery from COVID-19 pandemic
Read more: https://www.adsadvance.co.uk/icao-stresses-air-transport-s-role-in-recovery-from-covid-19-pandemic.html
Icelandair Group hf.: Integration of Air Iceland Connect and Icelandair
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/icelandair-group-hf-integration-of-air-iceland-connect-and-icelandair/
New Delta cargo flights between U.S.-China help keep medical supply chain flying
Read more: https://news.delta.com/new-delta-cargo-flights-between-us-china-help-keep-medical-supply-chain-flying
Virgin Atlantic bailout backed by Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Heathrow
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/01/virgin-atlantic-bailout-backed-by-rolls-royce-airbus-and-heathrow
Visual Approach: What’s on a transatlantic wide body?
Read more: https://theaircurrent.com/analysis/visual-approach-whats-on-a-transatlantic-wide-body/
Irish Aviation News:
Acro names industry veteran Neil Cairns as CEO
Read more: https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2020/03/31/press-release-acro-names-industry-veteran-neil-cairns-as-ceo/
Anton Tams, of GECAS, on lessors’ electronic maintenance records
Cityjet seeks auditors’ advice on navigating Covid-19 crisis
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/cityjet-seeks-auditors-advice-on-navigating-covid-19-crisis-1.4217732
Dachser Ireland appoints van den Berg as managing director
Read more: https://www.aircargonews.net/people/dachser-ireland-appoints-van-den-berg-as-managing-director/
Donegal to Dublin air service reduced to one flight a day
Read more: https://www.highlandradio.com/2020/04/01/donegal-to-dublin-air-service-reduced-to-one-flight-a-day/
Eastern Airways poised to announce Southampton-Dublin route post COVID-19
Read more: https://www.adsadvance.co.uk/eastern-airways-improves-temporary-humberside-aberdeen-schedule.html
GECAS’s Chief Risk Officer gives insight into the global lessor’s risk management model
Read more: https://www.aviationfinance.aero/article.php?i=18490
Irish pilot lifts lid on heroic efforts behind 30 hour round-trips to China to collect vital PPE
Read more: https://www.irishpost.com/news/irish-pilot-lifts-lid-heroic-efforts-behind-30-hour-round-trips-china-collect-vital-ppe-182679
Milestone pivots, developing skills appropriate to a mature $5bn leasing platform
Read more: https://www.aviationfinance.aero/article.php?i=18303
@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.
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