Published on September 17th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 17/09/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Records Review (During Lease Term & Lease Transition)

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 September

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 September

North American Newsletter 14 September

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

GainJet Ireland gains another Gulfstream G550

SONAS Aviation rebrands as ACASS Ireland adds second Challenger 605

Aircraft Update:

N101NA Embraer 190AR c/n 19000101 Nordic Aviation Capital Registered 09/09/20 Parked at Tuscan.

N515NK Airbus A319-132 c/n 2698 Spirit Airlines Ferried Las Vegas-Mojave 09/09/20 for storage ex EI-ECX.

N519NK Airbus A319-132 c/n 2723 Spirit Airlines Ferried Las Vegas-Mojave 09/09/20 for storage ex EI-ECY.

Global Aviation News:

Air Malta issues call for a Chief Executive Officer
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AirAsia Establishes Media Group
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EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights
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Emirates’ flagship A380 returns to Moscow
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Hawaiian Airlines expects a ‘lot of pent up demand’ for leisure travel: CEO
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New Zealand’s Government lifts social distancing requirement onboard aircraft
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Pobeda was the only carrier in Europe to record passenger increase in Jul-2020
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SAS to deploy A321neo on Copenhagen-Boston service from early Nov-2020
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Irish Aviation News:

Cork Airport Is The First Irish Airport To Achieve ACI Airport Health Accreditation
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Eurowings takes over Ryanair programme in Düsseldorf almost completely
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Have you considered a hackathon at your airport? Niamh O’Brien, Head of Dublin Airport’s The Future Factory
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Incredible video of take-off from Donegal airport showcases Ireland’s spectacular natural beauty
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Ryanair announces more flights from Liverpool after ‘strong demand’
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Transport Malta awards Air Operator Certificate to Lauda Europe
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Tweet Picks:

@AvWeekScho Scoot CEO Wilson notes many airlines will shrink and some disappear, but there could also be opportunistic startups at some point. Cheap planes and fuel, and lots of staff available. May not happen immediately, but “the cycle of creative disruption” will play out again #CAPALive.

@AvWeekScho Scoot’s Campbell Wilson says LCCs will recover “faster and more strongly” than full-service carriers: typically point-to-point rather than hub; more leisure oriented vs corporate; routes are within region; lower cost/price; typically fewer touch points in process (from #CAPALive).

@AvWeekScho Interesting that Virgin Australia says talks with Boeing re. fate of MAX order also cover “future fleet requirements.” VA had already confirmed it would talk with Airbus and Boeing about widebody replacement for its A330s/777s. Update on MAX order expected in coming months.

@AvWeekScho Qantas wants states to compete to gain (or retain) its corporate HQ and other facilities. Hints at new Wstn Sydney airport as an option for some functions, and will even consider moving heavy maintenance base from Brisbane (altho that seems less likely).

@winglets747 This article plays into the marketing hype of business class: refined service, restaurant meals, luxury alcohol. The reality for most high-yielding premium passengers: skip the food and maximise sleep or work time.

Video Picks:

#BLRConnects. Return and Reconnect with #BLRairport.

EU support to compensate Alitalia for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak

US-Bangla Airlines ATR Documentary 2020

Why this investor says Delta is the ‘blue chip of the airlines’

Willie Walsh: I’ve always been clear I won’t walk away from a fight


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