Published on April 8th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 08/04/2020

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Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 6 April

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 6 April

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 6 April

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 6 April

North America Newsletter 6 April

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:

B-LHA Airbus A330-243 c/n 396 Hong Kong Airlines Ferried Hong Kong-Dublin 07/04/20 on return to lessor.

OE-ILD Airbus A320-251N c/n 9554 Flyadeal painted at Shannon 07/04/20 to become HZ-FAL.

Global Aviation News:

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers
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Four Ethiopian Airlines 777s Visit New Orleans
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HSBC expects European airline consolidation amid Covid-19 crisis
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Icelandair Group hf.: Steps taken to secure long-term capital structure
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“Proud Of You”: Pakistan Air Traffic Controller To Air India’s COVID-19 Relief Flights
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The Department of Transportation Just Gave Airline Stocks 3 Huge Wins
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Understanding the building blocks of aviation capacity
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U.S. Global Investors Announces Record Inflows into Its Airlines ETF, the U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS)
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Wizz Air slams airline aid plans 
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Irish Aviation News:

Air and sea ports in Northern Ireland need ‘urgent help’
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China contributes most to Ireland’s aircraft leasing income: CSO
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CSO Aircraft Leasing in Ireland 2018 
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CSO Press Statement Aircraft Leasing in Ireland 2018 
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North Atlantic Traffic – Flexibility For Aircraft Operators – Iaa
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Ryanair Still Expects To Make €1 Billion Profit In 2020 Financial Year
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SMBC Aviation Capital announces appointment of new Chairman
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Statement on operations of the ICRR Air Ambulance
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Tweet Picks:

@BTUK “A sign of the strange times in which we find ourselves…”

@FlyLoganair CEO Jonathan Hinkles reflects on the carrier operating its first flights from Heathrow Airport.

@CHC_Airport A rare sight at Christchurch Airport… two @lufthansa 747s on the tarmac at the same time, as part of the German government’s repatriation of its stranded nationals.

@OmniAir A few weeks ago, we completed our last mission on behalf of our partners at @AirCanada Since June 2019, #OAI operated 954 flights carrying 172,089 passengers on behalf of @AirCanada . #FlyOAI.

@R_Wall Lufthansa says 6 Airbus A380s, 7 A340-600s, 5 Boeing 747-400s will be permanently decommissioned, with 11 Airbus A320s withdrawn from short-haul operations. The six A380s were already scheduled for sale to Airbus in 2022.

@winglets747 One European airline opted against parking idled planes at one airport after determining creditors could more easily seize the aircraft there, according to a person familiar with the matter. They chose a smaller, more out-of-the way airport instead.

Video Picks:

Airlines Are Helping, They Are Operating Cargo Flights To Supply Medical Equipment Against COVID-19

CEO Gary Kelly Explains the Importance of Continuing to Operate During Pandemic

Coronavirus has nearly emptied out planes. This is why the airlines keep flying

EU Commission not in favour of Coronavirus Vouchers for Airlines. Cancellations means Refunds

Where did all the Hercs go?


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