Published on August 20th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/08/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Introducing ‘SAM’; A New Solution for the Aviation Industry: https://bit.ly/31IB9GU
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 17 August: https://bit.ly/3g5PnXA
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 17 August: https://bit.ly/2Y8JGSl
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 17 August: https://bit.ly/2FxYnbm
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17 August: https://bit.ly/3iM5wDd
North American Newsletter 17 August: https://bit.ly/342PW1Y
N132NK Embraer 190 c/n 19000132 Nordic Aviation Capital Registered 14/08/20 Parked at Tuscan ex C-FNAI.
N806AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 1780 Aircastle Registered 14/08/20 Parked at Roswell ex XA-VFI.
N809AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 2048 Aircastle Registered 14/08/20 Parked at Roswell ex XA-FOG.
Global Aviation News:
AEI To Provide Nauru Airlines With Second B737-300SF Freighter Conversion
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aei-to-provide-nauru-airlines-with-second-b737-300sf-freighter-conversion/
Boeing 777 Freighter Joins the Volga-Dnepr Group
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/boeing-777-freighter-joins-the-volga-dnepr-group/
Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/08/07/breeze-sees-500-unserved-routes-we-explore-66-possibilities-from-4-underserved-midsized-us-cities/
British Airways Says Goodbye To First Of Its Last 747 Jumbo Jets
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/british-airways-says-goodbye-to-first-of-its-last-747-jumbo-jets/
Dubai is poised to gain from travel opening with Israel
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/450825-dubai-is-poised-to-gain-from-travel-opening-with-israel
‘Massive growth’ plans for newly launched Air Arabia Abu Dhabi
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/450863-massive-growth-plans-for-newly-launched-air-arabia-abu-dhabi
State aid: Commission approves €1 billion Danish and Swedish measure to recapitalise SAS
S&P Global Platts Launches First Sustainable Aviation Fuel Price Assessments in Europe
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sp-global-platts-launches-first-sustainable-aviation-fuel-price-assessments-in-europe-301113057.html
Wizz Air’s Váradi: ‘Growth Will Continue’
Read more: https://bbj.hu/special-report/wizz-airs-varadi-growth-will-continue_186766
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/08/18/aer-lingus-to-use-a321neos-to-newark-toronto-with-its-a330-300s-having-50-higher-costs-rdc-apex-platform-shows/
CityJet is seeking new opportunities in the European regional market
Read more: https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/after-examinership-cityjet-returns-39-pre-covid-workforce
Fly Leasing – Not All Is Well Under The Surface
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4369276-fly-leasing-not-all-is-well-under-surface
Marie-Louise Kelly and Paul O’Dwyer included on Airline Economics 40 under 40 list for 2020
Read more: https://www.orixaviation.com/marie-louise-kelly-and-paul-odwyer-included-on-airline-economics-40-under-40-list-for-2020/
Ryanair flight cuts provide neat illustration of industry’s challenges
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-flight-cuts-provide-neat-illustration-of-industry-s-challenges-1.4332500
SKY Leasing Announces Sale-Leaseback for (2) A321-200NEO Aircraft with IndiGo
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sky-leasing-announces-sale-leaseback-for-2-a321-200neo-aircraft-with-indigo/
WNG Capital continues to expand the team with new hire
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/wng-capital-continues-to-expand-the-team-with-new-hire/
@a380fanclub no .@emirates A380’s to @Schiphol until further notice, reports @luchtvaart For commercial reasons = disappointing load factors. The A380 returned to Amsterdam only on Aug 1 but since Sunday we have seen the 777 again.
@AirbusDefence Airbus and @DGA have successfully performed the first in-flight refuelling tests with transfer of fuel between an #A400M and a Caracal helicopter. The #A400M and Caracal were operated by a mixed @DGA and Airbus crews.
@byerussell ICYMI: Copa operates what CEO calls “mini-hub” in Panama City as part of service restart after five-month hiatus.
@byerussell Southwest’s decision to add Norfolk-San Diego nonstop flights comes after it was awarded the gov’t contract for travel in the market that happens to connect two of the country’s largest Naval bases. h/t @crankyflier.
@CamWallace_NZ It will be interesting to see how this aircraft (A321XLR) is positioned post C19. The dynamics of the aviation market will have changed significantly but what won’t have changed will be the challenged economics of LHLC.
Airlines expect pullback in demand as they lock in September schedules
Air traffic has returned to the highest level since March: TSA administrator
#AskAustrian – Hepa Filter
Every city around the world is struggling with the same travel challenges: Zipabout Exec
In Conversation with Saravanan Ramasamy, CEO of Myanmar Airways