Published on April 3rd, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/04/2020
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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
N819CA Airbus A330-243 c/n 819 National Airlines Ferried Miami-Opa Locka-Orlando 30/03/20 after storage ex OE-IEJ.
OE-ILJ Boeing 737-800 c/n 60176 GY Aviation Registered 27/03/20 parked at Montpellier ex UR-UID.
SE-RJS Boeing 737-73N c/n 32684 SAS Airlines Ferried Rzeszów-Shannn 02/04/20 for Yakutia Airlines.
SX-EMY Airbus A320-214 c/n 1615 Ellinair Ferried Athens-Alexandroupoli 28/03/20 for interim storage ex EI-GFW.
Global Aviation News:
Avion Express enters cargo transportation market
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/avion-express-enters-cargo-transportation-market/
China’s domestic aviation industry showing upward trend
Read more: https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/aviation/chinas-domestic-aviation-industry-showing-upward-trend/
Covid-19 will test aviation industry’s powers of recovery
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/443737-covid-19-to-test-aviation-industrys-powers-of-recovery
Eastern Airlines secures new traffic rights
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/290152/eastern-airlines-secures-new-traffic-rights-/
Emirates announces first passenger flights post suspension
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-announces-first-passenger-flights-post-suspension/
Emirates Skywards extends support, offers flexibility to members
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-skywards-extends-support-offers-flexibility-to-members/
Emirates to fly daily cargo-only passenger flights to 7 Indian cities
Read more: https://www.itln.in/emirates-to-fly-daily-cargoonly-passenger-flights-to-7-indian-cities-from-march-31-aviation
Jin Air cleared to open new routes
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/290584/jin-air-cleared-to-open-new-routes/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus giving AerClub frequent flyers bonus tier points
Read more: https://travelupdate.com/bonus-tier-points-aer-lingus/
Air India signs contract for evacuating German, French, Irish, Canadian nationals
Read more: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/air-india-signs-contract-for-evacuating-german-french-irish-canadian-nationals-64627
Are holidays booked for July and August going to happen?
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel/are-holidays-booked-for-july-and-august-going-to-happen-1.4218859
Eirtech DOA Granted ‘Level of Involvement’ Approval by EASA
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/eirtech-doa-granted-level-of-involvement-approval-by-easa/
Queen’s Aerospace teams making NHS face shields
Read more: https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belfast-news/coronavirus-northern-ireland-queens-aerospace-18024313
Rerun of the Gathering might just be the tonic for Irish tourism post-Covid
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/rerun-of-the-gathering-might-just-be-the-tonic-for-irish-tourism-post-covid-1.4218319
Ryanair and easyJet respond to virus turbulence
Read more: https://www.businessweekly.co.uk/news/travel-and-transport/ryanair-and-easyjet-respond-virus-turbulence
@hjelnaes The norwegian regional airline Widerøe is operating a number of PSO routes and also some commercial routes now paid by the government during Covid-19. Consequently lower decline in traffic than other airlines and will remain so the next 30 days.
@LuxuryTravelled Stelios has never been happy with the Airbus deals. It would leave them vulnerable if there is a lot of consolidation in the market, and they wanted to remain independent.
@SeanM1997 Air India will increase its Mumbai – London Heathrow route for Summer 2020 from 7 to 11 weekly flights. An additional Sunday rotation has been added on a B787-8 aircraft.
@SeanM1997 easyJet are to consolidate all of its UK – Berlin routes to Berlin Brandenburg in Winter 2020.
@SeanM1997 Pegasus Airlines are to further increase its London Stansted – Izmir route from 5 to 7 weekly (daily flights) from August 2020 until the end of the Summer 2020 season.
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