Published on September 21st, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/09/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Aircraft Mid-Term Lease Inspection Course: https://bit.ly/336SkTf
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September: https://bit.ly/3iv8f42
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September: https://bit.ly/2Fs5wdx
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 September: https://bit.ly/3hnkPkI
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 September: https://bit.ly/3kcfqyL
North American Newsletter 14 September: https://bit.ly/2ZC9PK5
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
European Aviation Wellbeing Committee (EAWC) and BeFit2Fly Ltd Announce Strategic Partnership: https://bit.ly/2RGgkYb
EI-GTJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 4132 Aircastle Ferried HYD-CAI-Shannon 18/09/20 In all white colours ex VT-IGL.
OE-LMT Airbus A320-214 c/n 2656 Laudamotion Registered 17/09/20 Parked at Kula Lumpur ex 9M-AFC.
SE-RPA Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42286 Norwegian Air Sweden Ferried Bergen-Dublin 17/09/20 prior return to lessor.
9H-LMJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 5140 Laudamotion Registered 17/09/20 at Vienna on transfer ex OE-LMJ.
Global Aviation News:
AerSale Agrees to Acquire 24 Boeing 757-200 Passenger Aircraft and Spare Engines Stored at its Roswell, New Mexico Airport Facilities
Alitalia leaves Malpensa Airport after 70 years
Read more: https://www.aerotelegraph.com/en/alitalia-leaves-malpensa-airport-after-70-years
A Tui Boeing 737 Max took to the skies in Europe
Read more: https://www.aerotelegraph.com/en/a-tui-boeing-737-max-took-to-the-skies-in-europe
GoAir to upgrade 20 engines in A320neo aircraft despite three-month extension
Read more: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/goair-yet-to-upgrade-20-engines-in-a320neo-aircraft-despite-three-month-extension/story-hPDcY7IkF9e535TXEn0M7H.html
Infrastructure Ministry looking for opportunity to provide state support to Ukrainian airlines
Read more: https://en.interfax.com.ua/news/economic/688687.html
Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new
Readf more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/09/18/lufthansa-adds-13-routes-from-frankfurt-for-s21-11-are-brand-new/
Lufthansa may speed Airbus A350 deliveries with new business class
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/lufthansa-airbus-a350-new-business-class
Pilots criticise Lufthansa for its push against Condor and Tui
Read more: https://www.aerotelegraph.com/en/pilots-criticise-lufthansa-for-its-push-against-condor-and-tui
Rossiya to Receive Ex-British Airways Boeing 747-400s
Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/rossiya-to-receive-ex-british-airways-boeing-747/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Executing On The Muddle Through Plan
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4374362-aercap-executing-on-muddle-through-plan
Aer Lingus Expresses Concern Over Ireland’s Green List Update
Read more: https://nitravelnews.com/news/aer-lingus-expresses-concern-over-irelands-green-list-update/
Joint chambers meet with Ministers Ryan and Naughton on Shannon Airport
Read more: https://www.limerickpost.ie/2020/09/17/joint-chambers-meet-with-ministers-ryan-and-naughton-on-shannon-airport/
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath highlights importance of retaining Ryanair flights at Cork Airport
Read more: https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/Minister-highlights-importance-of-retaining-Ryanair-flights-at-Cork-Airport-2bb72b2c-41ba-4fdc-9cfe-91666d576ec8-ds
Ryanair Cuts Capacity In October By Another 20% As Failed Irish And EU Govt Travel Restrictions Damage Bookings
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/ryanair-cuts-capacity-in-october-by-another-20-as-failed-irish-and-eu-govt-travel-restrictions-damage-bookings/
Ryanair’s €850 Million Bond Offering
Read more: https://www.globallegalchronicle.com/ryanairs-e850-million-bond-offering/
Sky Leasing Announces Sale & Lease back For (2) A321-200Neo Aircraft With Hawaiian Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sky-leasing-announces-sale-leaseaback-for-2-a321-200neo-aircraft-with-hawaiian-airlines/
Wizzair Expands: Ryanair fights back war in Italy
Read more: https://www.aerotime.aero/rytis.beresnevicius/25924-war-in-italy-ryanair-wizz-air
@David_Slotnick United CEO Scott Kirby at @politico Live event: “I think the airline industry will be the ‘first in, last out,” in terms of the COVID-19 crisis.
@justinbachman NEWS: @United and Boeing have been studying the movement of simulated virus particles aboard the $UAL fleet to gather data on transmission risks, spurred by the DOD’s need to safely transport US troops.
@JuneyaoE With the success control of the pandemic domestically, Juneyao Air has operated more that 17,000 flights for the past two-month summer vacation – reaching 90% of the capacity comparing to last year. Over 2.5M passengers have travelled to various domestic destinations on Juneyao.
@ReutersBiz Southwest Airlines said it temporarily grounded 130 Boeing 737-800 aircraft after it discovered discrepancies in aircraft weight data.
@TheAviationBeat Not your typical delivery flights for these Delta A350s. With a 15% tariff on Euro assembled Airbus aircraft, Delta will “base” these aircraft outside of the United States until a later date to avoid tariffs.
COVID-19 epicentre Wuhan re-opens for International flights
How United Airlines says it keeps cabins COVID-free l GMA
JetBlue CEO discusses when travel demand will return
SA Express workers bid to buy the airline
Sanford airport expansion could mean new airlines, flights