Published on April 16th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/04/2020
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Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 April: https://bit.ly/2yevltL
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 April: https://bit.ly/2XMd01Z
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 April: https://bit.ly/34HcT99
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 April:https://bit.ly/2Vwb7nd
North America Newsletter 14 April:https://bit.ly/2Kaf3o9
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
A6-FDI Boeing 737-8KN c/n 31765 FlyDubai Ferried Dubai-Bratislava-Shannon 14/04/20 for TUI Airways.
VQ-BVW Boeing 737-8AS c/n 34990 Nordstar painted at Shannon 10/04/20 prior delivery ex EI-ESP.
Global Aviation News:
AAPA: Asia Pacific Airlines Maintain Air Connectivity during COVID-19 Pandemic
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/untitled-2/
Finding the moments of pure aviation joy
Read more: https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2020/04/13/finding-the-moments-of-pure-aviation-joy/
Richard Branson facing backlash over plea for UK bailout of Virgin
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/12/richard-branson-facing-backlash-over-plea-for-uk-bailout-of-virgin
Rising like a phoenix from the ashes to conquer the skies anew
Read more: https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2020/04/01/rising-like-a-phoenix-from-the-ashes-to-conquer-the-skies-anew/
SunExpress begins cargo-only flights
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sunexpress-begins-cargo-only-flights/
Sweden, Belgium Win EU Approval to Support Airlines, Airports
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-11/sweden-belgium-win-eu-approval-to-support-airlines-airports
These Airlines Will Next Remove Seats To Carry Cargo And Medical Supplies On Passenger Aircraft Turned Into Freighters
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton1/2020/04/13/these-airlines-will-next-remove-seats-to-carry-cargo-and-medical-supplies-on-passenger-aircraft-turned-into-freighters/#3d58e17c6093
US DOT to allow ULCCs, leisure carriers to operate summer or winter schedules
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/290689/us-dot-to-allow-ulccs-leisure-carriers-to-operate-summer-or-winter-schedules/
United Airlines and Delta Mull Selling Off Miles to Raise Cash
Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/united-airlines-delta-mull-selling-off-miles-to-raise-cash
United Airlines to start 4 new long-haul routes while resuming 89 from May
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/04/15/united-airlines-to-start-4-new-long-haul-routes-while-resuming-89-from-may/
Irish Aviation News:
Dynam Aviation is pleased to announce our first SLB with IndiGo
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/dynam-aviation-is-pleased-to-announce-our-first-slb-with-indigo/
Fitch Downgrades Ryanair to ‘BBB’; Maintains Negative Outlook
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/fitch-downgrades-ryanair-to-bbb-maintains-negative-outlook/
Qatar Airways and Standard Chartered sign $850 Million Aircraft Financing Agreement
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/qatar-airways-and-standard-chartered-sign-850-million-aircraft-financing-agreement/
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce: “For the next few weeks we’ll essentially be flying three aircraft – a Qantas 737, a Jetstar A320 and a QantasLink Dash 8 – so that will be the entire domestic network”
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/coronavirus-qantas-culls-its-flying-fleet-to-three-aircraft
Ryanair sees quick airline recovery marked by low fares
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-ryanair-market/ryanair-sees-quick-airline-recovery-marked-by-low-fares-idUSKCN21X28R
Travel Massive Podcast Episode #43 – Long Play – talking accessibility in travel at HackAccess with Mark Lenahan – Community Production
United Airlines New Summer 2020 Irish routes scheduled
@e_russell Long the example of a point-to-point airline, Southwest goes quasi-hub-and-spoke in May, via @crankyflier.
@e_russell Or, as Delta CEO Ed Bastian put it last week: “[The recovery] will really be dictated based on when customers feel safe to travel again in large numbers.” $DAL.
@e_russell Worth noting that Delta said it would take over these 10 LATAM A350s in September 2019. It’s just official now.
@GillianTan Delta has agreed to a $1 billion sale-leaseback of its aircraft, stepping up efforts to raise cash while talks about U.S. government aid drag on $DAL.
@OrenCNN The FAA has issued its first medicals to people with insulin-treated #diabetes for first- and second- class medical certificates, paving the way for these pilots to fly commercially, says @AmDiabetesAssn . #aviation #t1d #awesome.
Airlines add safety net for future travellers amid COVID-19 crisis
Airline Industry to See $314 Billion in Lost 2020 Ticket Sales: IATA
Emirates becomes first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers
United Airlines Captain Thanks Medical Volunteers
Vietnamese Airlines to resume domestic operations from April 16