Published on May 22nd, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 22/05/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 May

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 May

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 May

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 May

North America Newsletter 18 May

Aircraft Update:

N839AG Airbus A330-243 c/n 398 ACG Acquisitions Registered 12/05/20 parked at Newquay ex G-CHTZ.

SP-RKQ Boeing 737-800 c/n 44809 Ryanair Sun Re-registered at London Stansted 20/05/20 in Ryanair colours ex EI-GDI.

Global Aviation News:

EASA/ECDC issue joint guidelines to assure health safety in air travel despite COVID-19 pandemic
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EASA offers financial relief to aviation industry companies hit by COVID-19
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Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations
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Extra bank holiday for October being considered
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From the backroom to the boardroom: Blue Dart boss excels in air cargo
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Indigo Partners ties up with Oaktree for Virgin Australia bid

Nonstop flights to Europe from SFO to resume in June
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Phase-out of Air France entire Airbus A380 fleet
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Singapore Airlines: Take Off If You’re Not In For A Long-Haul Flight
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Southwest Airlines: Progressing Steadily Nearer To The End Of The Tunnel
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Irish Aviation News:

CarTrawler acquired by TowerBrook in deal worth more than €100m
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Dublin based lessors now hold substantial interests in Norwegian
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Dublin Airport Plans to Shift Control to Traveler to Revive Aviation Industry
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Dublin Airport should prepare for growth now to avoid playing catch-up
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Face coverings will be used on Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights
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Oireachtas members from across region form Shannon pressure group
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Quarantines ‘ineffective’, says Ryanair chief executive
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Tweet Picks:

@AirCanada We completed our 1,000th cargo-only flight during the COVID-19 pandemic, from Toronto-Shanghai. Since March 22, Air Canada Cargo has moved 15.3 million kgs, equivalent in weight to 95 Boeing 777s, of essential goods, from PPE, fresh produce and medicine across Canada & the world.

@CamWallace_NZ More progress this week with @FlyAirNZ demand growing, especially on leisure based routes. Team are looking at additional sectors for Queens Bday weekend (we could still keep that holiday if we were a republic). Some domestic lounges re-open 25 May. @andykirton.

@HardeepSPuri Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from Monday 25th May 2020. All airports & air carriers are being informed to be ready for operations from 25th May. SOPs for passenger movement are also being separately issued by @MoCA_GoI.

@juliejohnsson It could be a very ugly ending for the #A380. @Emirates  wants to cancel five of its final deliveries, potentially leaving Airbus with white tails  — and ballooning inventory costs. #Scoop via @layenmazenodeh @sidyoutwit #avgeek.

@npatelrocks Replying to @AirlineFlyer , @airfrance and @Airbus Boeing has not done much right lately, but the bet Boeing made years ago of developing the 777 instead of a super jumbo like A380 turned out to be the right one. Will likely be studied in B Schools for years to come. #avgeeks #avgeek.

Video Picks:

Domestic Flight Services Resume : Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri Release New Guidelines

Fly better and safer with Emirates

Southwest Airlines May bookings outpace cancellations

United Airlines adds flights, ramps up cleaning

U.S. airlines step up safety measures in preparation for recovery


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