Published on July 2nd, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/07/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 29 June: https://bit.ly/2BQOpzO
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 29 June: https://bit.ly/2NRm67r
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 29 June: https://bit.ly/2VvUbxM
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29 June: https://bit.ly/3ieX8MT
North American Newsletter 29 June: https://bit.ly/2BmeXcj
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:To be updated
N188AE Airbus A319-112 c/n 1882 AerCap Registered 23/06/20 Parked at Goodyear ex HC-CKN.
N408QX DHC8-402 c/n 4050 GECAS Ferried Tucson-Kansas City-North Bay Airport 25-26/06/20.
PK-CMP Boeing 737-85F c/n 30568 AerCap Ferried Jakarta-Al Bateen-Istanbul-Toulouse-Francazal 30/06/20.
Global Aviation News:
ARJ21 aircraft officially join fleets of Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/arj21-aircraft-officially-join-fleets-of-air-china-china-eastern-airlines-and-china-southern-airlines/
Council agrees to start lifting travel restrictions for residents of some third countries
Read more: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/06/30/council-agrees-to-start-lifting-travel-restrictions-for-residents-of-some-third-countries/
Emirates adds Cairo, Tunis, Glasgow and Malé, bringing network to over 50 cities in July
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-adds-cairo-tunis-glasgow-and-male-bringing-network-to-over-50-cities-in-july/
European corporate travel to rebound faster than North America
Read more: https://www.businesstravelnewseurope.com/Management/Survey-European-corporate-travel-to-rebound-faster-than-North-America
Iberia Group unveils Summer flight programme with stringent new health and hygiene measures
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/international-airlines-group-iag/iberia/iberia-group-unveils-summer-flight-programme-with-stringent-new-health-and-hygiene-measures/
Norwegian: Notice of termination to the Boeing Company of purchase agreements and GoldCare agreement
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/norwegian-notice-of-termination-to-the-boeing-company-of-purchase-agreements-and-goldcare-agreement/
OAG: South Asia and Western Europe lead capacity growth this week
Read more: https://www.businesstravelnewseurope.com/Air-Travel/OAG-South-Asia-Western-Europe-lead-capacity-growth-this-week
Qatar Airways Launches Three-Weekly Flights to Toronto, Starting 4 July 2020
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/qatar-airways-launches-three-weekly-flights-to-toronto-starting-4-july-2020/
Tui Group outlines pan-European summer restart
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/376710/tui-group-outlines-pan-european-summer-restart
Voyage Air to start 8 routes from Varna using rare B737-500; another three routes coming?
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/06/29/voyage-air-to-start-8-routes-from-varna-using-rare-b737-500-another-three-routes-coming/
WTTC believes testing and tracing based on medical evidence is one path to ensuring people can enjoy safe travels in the ‘new normal’
Read more: https://blueswandaily.com/wttc-believes-testing-and-tracing-based-on-medical-evidence-is-one-path-to-ensuring-people-can-enjoy-safe-travels-in-the-new-normal/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Delivers New A321NEO-LR to Air Transat
Read more: https://www.aercap.com/media/news/aercap-delivers-new-a321neo-lr-to-air-transat/
Genesis Names Adam Smyth New Chief Financial Officer
Read more: https://www.genesis.aero/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Genesis-Press-Release-Adam-Smyth.pdf
Post COVID-19 lockdown, new direct flights from Delhi may open up international travel destinations including Dublin
Read more: https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/delhi/2020/jul/01/post-covid-19-lockdown-new-direct-flights-from-delhi-may-open-up-international-travel-destinations-2163796.html
Ryanair Announces Two New Routes to Košice and Paphos
Read more: https://www.praguemorning.cz/ryanair-announces-two-new-routes-to-kosice-and-paphos
Ryanair hopes to land first Boeing 737 MAX jet by November
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-737max-ryanair/ryanair-hopes-to-land-first-boeing-737-max-jet-by-november-idUSKBN242590
Ryanair load factor almost 70% for return on Wednesday – CEO
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/ryanair-outlook/ryanair-load-factor-almost-70-for-return-on-wednesday-ceo-idUSS8N2DG03F
Ryanair resuming flights to Croatia from the UK and Ireland this week
Read more: https://www.croatiaweek.com/ryanair-resuming-flights-to-croatia-from-the-uk-and-ireland-this-week/
Ryanair targets 4.5m passengers as flights take off again
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-targets-4-5m-passengers-as-flights-take-off-again-1.4293037
SMBC Aviation Capital announces A321neo aircraft sale and leaseback agreement with Turkish Airlines
Read more: https://www.smbc.aero/news/2020/smbc-aviation-capital-announces-a321neo-aircraft-sale-and-leaseback-agreement-turkish
Tweet Picks:@DarrenEuronews NEW: Ryanair set to fly 105,000 passengers today, that’s almost as many as it flew in April and May combined! . O’Leary, said he hoped passenger numbers would reach 4.5 million in July to as many as 6 million in August, around half its normal level.
@e_russell “We haven’t seen a meaningful shift in corporate travel policies… I have a personal view that it isn’t easy to replace an in person meeting with a Skype call or Zoom meeting,” says JetBlue president Geraghty. $JBLU.
@insidetraveller Hard to believe it now but @Official_PIA was regarded as the best Asian airline in the 1970’s. The Maltese govt chose them to provide technical assistance to the new @AirMalta. At the end of the contract, some pilots remained and for many years their Chief Pilot was a Pakistani.
@Jamie_Freed Australian regional airline Rex approves plans for big-city operations, plans 5-10 jets flying the Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane “golden triangle”.
@LuxuryTravelled British Airways has taken short haul flights off sale from Gatwick for departures until 9th September.
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United Airlines to triple flights in August, but watching COVID-19 spikes