Published on August 12th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/08/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 August: https://bit.ly/2PHce0W
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 August: https://bit.ly/3a97TNm
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 August: https://bit.ly/3fO53hL
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 August: https://bit.ly/3gKz9US
North American Newsletter 10 August: https://bit.ly/2XJb7lu
EC-MTV Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27992 AlbaStar Ferried Milan Malpensa-Keflavik-Toronto-Memphis-Millington 07-08/08/20 ex EI-IAS.
EC-NLK Boeing 737-81M c/n 33104 AlbaStar Position Palma-Milan Malpensa 05/08/20 after registration change ex EI-GRS.
EI-GRE Boeing 737-804 c/n 28231 Aero Capital Solutions Ferried Bucharest-Nursultan Nazarbayev-Jinan Yaoqiang 08-09/08/20 for cargo conversion ex OK-TSH.
EI-GTN Boeing 737-85F c/n 30568 Macquarie AirFinance Registered 29/07/20 Parked at Toulouse-Francazal ex PK-CMR.
Global Aviation News:
FAA Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Read more: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/08/06/2020-17221/airworthiness-directives-the-boeing-company-airplanes
IAG’s chairman succession plan
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/iags-chairman-succesion-plan/
Ljubljana Airport urges for “crucial” airline incentives
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/08/ljubljana-airport-urges-for-crucial.html
Lufthansa Warns of Low Yields as Capacity Expands but Demand Remains Low
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2020-08-06/lufthansa-warns-low-yields-capacity-expands-demand-remains-low
Promising signs for Volaris in Mexico’s domestic market
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/promising-signs-for-volaris-in-mexicos-domestic-market-532897
Qatar Airways Increases its Operations in Pakistan, Operating 49 Weekly Flights to Four Gateways
Read more: https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releases/2020/QRPAKFRQ.html
TUI Group airline business should become more ‘partner-capable’: CEO
Read more: https://blueswandaily.com/tui-group-airline-business-should-become-more-partner-capable-ceo/
UK – Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/08/06/uk-spain-most-profitable-for-euro-lccs-last-year-with-est-e395m-rdcs-apex-platform-shows/
Virgin Australia Group Announces Plan To Focus On Core Strengths, Re-Establishing Itself As An Iconic Australian Airline
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/virgin-australia-group-announces-plan-to-focus-on-core-strengths-re-establishing-itself-as-an-iconic-australian-airline/
Wizz Air: Publication of Prospectus – Establishment of the Euro Medium Term Note Programme
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/wizz-air-publication-of-prospectus-establishment-of-the-euro-medium-term-note-programme/
Irish Aviation News:
International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (ICAGY) CEO Willie Walsh on Q2 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4363656-international-consolidated-airlines-group-s-icagy-ceo-willie-walsh-on-q2-2020-results?part=single
Not wasting a crisis: How Ireland’s Ryanair is using the pandemic to power an audacious growth plan
Read more: https://fortune.com/2020/08/02/ryanair-ireland-airlines-coronavirus-covid/
Ireland to Introduce COVID-19 Testing at Airports
Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/airports/ireland-to-introduce-covid-19-testing-at-airports/
Ryanair: Learning To Compete In A Distorted Environment
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4362319-ryanair-learning-to-compete-in-distorted-environment
Ryanair started Vienna-Helsinki route – The first new air carrier at Helsinki Airport since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic
Read more: https://www.finavia.fi/en/newsroom/2020/ryanair-started-vienna-helsinki-route-first-new-air-carrier-helsinki-airport
Seanad Éireann debate -Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 – Tourism: Statements
Read more: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/debates/debate/seanad/2020-07-28/2/
SKY Leasing Announces Sale-Leaseback For (6) A321-200NEO Aircraft With JetBlue
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sky-leasing-announces-sale-leaseback-for-6-a321-200neo-aircraft-with-jetblue/
US State Department Ireland Travel Advisory – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Read more:
@jonostrower With 747 production concluding in 2022, the last customer to take delivery of the iconic jumbo from Boeing most likely will be the 45th or 46th President of the United States in 2023.
@JournoDannyAero IAG CEO Willie Walsh confirms the company is planning to reach breakeven, eliminating cash burn by Q4 2020.
@rschuur_aero . @lufthansa reduces aircraft deliveries by 5 to 23 this year and by 24 to 12 in 2021, but CEO Spohr doesn’t rule out stretching more deliveries if needed. A maximum of 80 will join the Group’s airlines until 2023.
@WandrMe .@JetBlue is the first US customer for the @Honeywell_Aero “UV Cabin System” (née GermFalcon), launching a 90-day trial with 8 units split between JFK and FLL.
@winglets747 World’s largest city pairs: some return to normal (Seoul-Jeju, Tokyo-Sapporo) but plenty amiss (no Sydney-Melbourne, Taipei-Hong Kong)
Airline industry and investors anticipate new $25 billion relief package
DHL; How increased Cargo demands has kept us afloat amid COVID-19
Former Spirit Airlines CEO on airline bailouts
Hi Fly A380 overflying Falésia Beach, Algarve
The Southwest Promise