Published on September 10th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 10/09/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Podcast: Gearing up: Exploring a career in leasing and asset management

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 September

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 September

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 September

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 September

North American Newsletter 8 September

Aircraft Update:

N293CL Airbus A320-214 c/n 2930 Carlyle Aviation Partners Registered 27/08/20 parked at LCQ ex XA-EBA.

N880AE Airbus A321-251N c/n 8008 AerCap Registered 28/08/20 parked at Goodyear ex XA-JIL.

VP-BUG Boeing 737-86J c/n 34771 SMBC Aviation Capital Ferried Mineralnye Vody-Tolmachevo Airport-Sokol Airport-Boeing Field-Mojave 28/08-03/09/20 ex N741SM.

Global Aviation News:

airBaltic resumes flights to Brussels and 8 other European cities
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Amazon Air to go it alone with B767-300
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China to restart direct flights to Beijing from eight countries
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European travel and tourism sector urges EU governments to agree on harmonised travel restrictions as it struggles to survive the current crisis
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IndiGo is burning less cash — but CEO may put fundraise on hold if revenue improve
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Korean airlines zoom in on China routes, target transit passengers
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Morgan Stanley Leaps Bullishly Into Virus-Racked U.S. Airlines
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Wizz Air is all set to launch UAE’s latest airline on October 1
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Irish Aviation News:

IAG CEO Walsh hands control to Gallego with crisis in mid-air
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Kerry Airport needs continued Government support
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Ryanair to fly to five Croatian airports in September 
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Stobart Group confirms early-stage discussions with a number of parties regarding the potential sale of its stake in Stobart Air and Propius
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Stratos Adds Senior Industry Executives
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Viva’s Ryan Blasts Colombia for Unfair Treatment in Avianca Loan
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Tweet Picks:

@krisvancleave 900 @boeing 787 Dreamliners may require inspections after an issue in the manufacturing process of the horizontal stabilizer was identified where components were clamped together with greater force than specified which could result in premature aging. FAA is investigating.

@LondonAirTravel Interesting story about Aer Lingus possibly deploying Airbus A321LR aircraft on transatlantic routes from UK regional airports, something Alex Cruz had mooted for BA. Depending on what happens after the Brexit transition period, Aer Lingus may need a UK AOC to operate these.

@LondonAirTravel The bmi Heathrow remedy slots that Flybe returned to British Airways have been re-advertised.  Interestingly, applications are warned these are subject to a legal dispute and may not be ultimately available.

@SeanM1997 Loganair are updating their booking system as they are putting Summer 2021 on sale – including seasonal routes to Bergen, Jersey & Newquay among others. Many domestic routes also see an increase in frequency such as Aberdeen-Manchester & Edinburgh-Southampton among others.

@SeanM1997 Virgin Atlantic are increasing its Manchester-Barbados route from 4x to 5x weekly flights in Winter 2020. Virgin Atlantic will also upgrade its London Heathrow-Barbados route in Winter 2020 from A330/B787 to A350-1000, adding 71 seats per flight.

Video Picks:

As soon as it is safe to travel, there will be a pent-up demand: Tripadvisor CEO

Governments must adopt ‘risk-based approach’ to help boost air travel industry: IATA CEO

Morgan Stanley’s Ravi Shanker on which airlines he says will see a comeback as early as 2021

United Airlines expanding service

U.S. airlines see best weekend for passenger levels since mid-March


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