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Published on August 10th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 10/08/2020

Aircraft Update:

EI-RJD RJ85 c/n 2334 Cityjet Ferried Dublin-Keflavik-Halifax-Tulsa-Movave 29-31/07/20 in basic Aer Lingus colours for Conair as N277AC.

N497AZ Boeing 767-323(F) c/n 26996 Cargo Aircraft Management Ferried Tel Aviv-Shannon-Fort Lauderdale-Tampa 07/08-08/20 after conversion ex N384AA.

XA-ALH Embraer 170LR c/n 17000128 AeroMéxico Connect Ferried Mexico City-TUS-Goodyear 05/08/20 on return to lessor ex EI-FLP.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus Boosted by Deliveries Increase and New Orders
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2020-08-06/airbus-boosted-deliveries-increase-and-new-orders

Air Lease Corp CEO: ‘Financial stress is driving airlines to leasing’
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/news/air-lease-corp-ceo-financial-stress-is-driving-airlines-to-leasing-1016194

Air Mogul’s JetSmart Sees Opening in Latin America Amid Distress
Read more: https://news.bloomberglaw.com/bankruptcy-law/air-moguls-jetsmart-sees-opening-in-latin-america-amid-distress

Air New Zealand’s Cam Wallace on flying through the Covid crisis
Read more: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12354376

Boeing’s Freighter Conversion Programs Enjoying a Renaissance
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2020-07-27/boeings-freighter-conversion-programs-enjoying-renaissance

EasyJet expands limited schedule as summer bookings rise 
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0804/1157181-easyjet-expands-schedule-as-summer-bookings-rise/

Emirates resumes flights to Kuwait City and Lisbon, expanding its network to 70 destinations
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/emirates-resumes-flights-to-kuwait-city-and-lisbon-expanding-its-network-to-70-destinations/

IAG proposed Capital Increase
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/iag-proposed-capital-increase/

Lufthansa More destinations available from Munich throughout all of Europe
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/more-destinations-available-from-munich-throughout-all-of-europe/

New Study Reveals Consumers’ Growing Desire to Spend on Travel
Read more: https://www.travelpulse.com/news/features/new-study-reveals-consumers-growing-desire-to-spend-on-travel.html#.XybO7c5fytI.twitter

UIA Update: Relaunching Flights Long-haul flights from Toronto, New York & Delhi to resume April, 2021
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/uia-update-relaunching-flightslong-haul-flights-from-toronto-new-york-delhi-to-resume-april-2021/

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus expands A321neo Trans-Atlantic routes in S21
Read more: 

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292829/aerlingus-expands-a321neo-trans-atlantic-routes-in-s21/

Aircastle grants rental deferrals to half its customers
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/aircastle-grants-rental-deferrals-to-half-its-customers/139617.article

Air Europa acquisition remains justified: IAG’s Walsh
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/air-europa-acquisition-remains-justified-iags-walsh/139598.article

British Airways to end Shannon stopover on BA001
Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2020/07/british-airways-to-end-shannon-stopover-on-ba001/

Coronavirus travel: Henry McKean takes a trip to Rome
Read more: https://www.newstalk.com/news/coronavirus-travel-henry-mckean-takes-trip-rome-1055987

GECAS Delivers Second of Four A320neos to Colorful Guizhou Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/gecas-delivers-second-of-four-a320neos-to-colorful-guizhou-airlines/

One of Ireland’s most popular aviation museums set to re-open its hangar doors from Monday 
Read more: 

https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2020/08/06/news/one-of-ireland-s-most-popular-aviation-museums-set-to-re-open-its-hangar-doors-2027266/

Tweet Picks:

@aerodoyle Airbus and Boeing had by 5th August collectively accumulated a backlog of more than 120 passenger jets that had their first flights more than 60 days ago but are yet to be delivered to customers (excluding the grounded 737 Max).

@AirCanada “Today the airline [Air Canada] is looking to the future and planning a gradual rebuild,” said Frederick Larkin. “It’s a slow deliberate process that is subject to constant change as the global pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the aviation industry.”

@AviationSafety A Thai Boeing 747-400 descended to 282 feet during a night-time final approach to Tokyo Airport in 2018 because the pilots were concentrating on the lateral flight path, not noticing their dangerous descent, according to a newly published JTSB report.

@embraer Some good news from Japan. J-Air will restore 90% of its flight schedule in August. The  @JAL_Official_jp subsidiary flies 32 #Embraer #E170 and #E190 jets. #ForADifferentWorld.

@gary_kelly Our fun-loving Culture is certainly at the center of everything we do, and it has never been more vital than it is now. Hear from Whitney Eichinger, our Managing Director of Culture & Engagement, about how our Culture helps us tackle a global #pandemic. #SouthwestHeartStrong.

Video Picks:

#An225 Bangor, Maine, USA—- Prestwick,UK
https://youtu.be/5yc3lcM-uTc

#An225 Kyiv Antonov2 – Bangor, Maine, USA
https://youtu.be/dYKnlLgX6Sc

AAX reports 1Q loss, triggers PN17
https://youtu.be/6tJ_lp8ybVg

An airport without passengers is a building – Ryanair CEO Eddie Wilson
https://youtu.be/8LdxP2wLc38

Cork Airport – Senator Jerry Buttimer about the need for financial assistance 
https://youtu.be/zf-ahn4aqRI

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