Published on June 26th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/06/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 22 June: https://bit.ly/3fJut0D
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 June: https://bit.ly/3hSj9Ry
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22 June: https://bit.ly/2NkqdbI
North America Newsletter 22 June: https://bit.ly/2NmhqWS
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:To be updated
Aircraft Update:OE-IEV Airbus A320-232 c/n 4493 HiSky Moldova Delivered San Bernardino -Bangor-Shannon-Ljubljana 25-26/06/20 to become ER-.
OE-IOK Airbus A320-232 c/n 2724 GPFC Ireland Ltd Ferried Athens-Montpellier 24/06/20 ex SX-ODS.
VP-CCT Airbus A320-251N c/n 9456 ACG Acquisitions Delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder-Newquay 25/06/20.
Global Aviation News:
Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Airbus A319 Aircraft with HiSky Moldova
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-lease-corporation-announces-lease-placement-of-airbus-a319-aircraft-with-hisky-moldova/
Boeing 737Max may take off by Oct-Nov: SpiceJet’s Ajay Singh
Read more: https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/boeing-737max-likely-to-return-to-operations-during-oct-nov-spicejet-md-11592315016721.html
Dragon Aviation Capital to open satellite office in Hong Kong
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/dragon-aviation-capital-to-open-satellite-office-in-hong-kong/
Emirates to fly A380 to London Heathrow and Paris, adds Dhaka and Munich to network
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/emirates-to-fly-a380-to-london-heathrow-and-paris-adds-dhaka-and-munich-to-network/
Europe’s airline capacity outlook: wait and see
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/europes-airline-capacity-outlook-wait-and-see-528701
Europe’s first COVID-19 airline exits: LEVEL Europe/SunExpress Germany
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/europes-first-covid-19-airline-exits-level-europesunexpress-germany-528977
Frontier bucks pandemic trend with growth, but says masks are a must
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/frontier-airlines-ceo-interview-masks-growth/
Play Launches Its Website
Read more: https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2020/06/22/play_launches_its_website
Qatar Airways to retire all Boeing 777s “over the next 3-4 years
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/qatar-boeing-777-retirement
Singapore Air May Grab Emirates, Etihad Traffic in India Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/pandemic-gives-singapore-air-chance-to-grab-emirates-india-share
Spirit Airlines sees recovery taking a ‘big move in the right direction’ in July
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/spirit-airlines-ceo-ted-christie-tpg-interview/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing of $1.25 Billion Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aercap-holdings-n-v-announces-pricing-of-1-25-billion-aggregate-principal-amount-of-senior-notes/
Dublin Aerospace to proceed with its €15m expansion
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/dublin-aerospace-to-proceed-with-its-15m-expansion-39313520.html
Government accused of ‘not grasping’ urgency of situation facing Irish aviation
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/government-accused-of-not-grasping-urgency-of-situation-facing-irish-aviation-1.4287329
It is time to start flying safely again – the future of our economy depends on it – Aer Lingus CEO Sean Doyle
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/it-is-time-to-start-flying-safely-again-the-future-of-our-economy-depends-on-it-1.4287514
Nordic Aviation Capital delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1178, to Windrose Aviation Company LLC on lease
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nordic-aviation-capital-delivered-one-atr-72-600-msn-1178-to-windrose-aviation-company-llc-on-lease/
Ryanair senior executive says carrier to challenge Lufthansa’s bailout
Read more: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-lufthansa-ryanair/ryanair-senior-executive-says-carrier-to-challenge-lufthansas-bailout-idUKKBN23W18W
@AirlineFlyer Whattt. Qatar, much Iike Delta, just finished refurbishing that entire fleet with new business class and Wi-Fi. I have a hard time accepting this move is purely a “green” play.
@e_russell American and United say they are still evaluating the impact of CT/NJ/NY’s quarantine for people coming from 9 states with rising COVID case counts, no schedule changes – yet.
@e_russell “Introducing a quarantine is equivalent to a full travel ban,” says IATA chief economist Brian Pearce during the organization’s latest COVID-19 briefing.
@e_russell “There are some who say travel will be changed or reduced forever, I fully disagree… [But] flying is freedom and travel is freedom. That’s not something people forget or lose their desire for,” says IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac.
@e_russell “We saw our sales nearly double when we announced masks,'” says Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle. He’s unequivocal on this point: if you’re going to fly Frontier, you better wear mask.
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