Published on September 30th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/09/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management: https://bit.ly/365XyBL
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 September: https://bit.ly/338EiS6
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 September: https://bit.ly/309YzFd
North American Newsletter 28 September: https://bit.ly/3mVUEFH
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
European Aviation Wellbeing Committee (EAWC) and BeFit2Fly Ltd Announce Strategic Partnership: https://bit.ly/2RGgkYb
GainJet Ireland gains another Gulfstream G550: https://bit.ly/3kclYNU
SONAS Aviation rebrands as ACASS Ireland adds second Challenger 605: https://bit.ly/2GW4VkM
South African carrier Airlink represented by AVIAREPS in Ireland: https://bit.ly/35VcKBv
N752AE Airbus A321-251N c/n 7523 AerCap Registered 24/09/20 Parked at Goodyear ex XA-JRM
N756AE Airbus A321-251N c/n 7576 AerCap Registered 24/09/20 Parked at Goodyear ex XA-APO.
N7581 Airbus A321-251N c/n 7581 AerCap Registered 24/09/20 Parked at Goodyear ex XA-APA.
N7939 Airbus A321-251N c/n 7939 AerCap Registered 24/09/20 at Goodyear ex XA-JOE.
Global Aviation News:
Air France leads tax pushback in climate vs recovery fight
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-airlines-climatechang/air-france-leads-tax-pushback-in-climate-vs-recovery-fight-idUSKBN26J11W
Air Serbia boosts operations as travel restrictions ease
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/09/air-serbia-boosts-operations-as-travel.html
EasyJet CEO Says Bailouts Are Distorting The Market
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/easyjet-ceo-says-bailouts-are-distorting-the-market/
Emirates expands network further with restart of flights to Muscat and Entebbe
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-expands-network-further-with-restart-of-flights-to-muscat-and-entebbe/
Health and safety certificates may be the new ‘visas’ that permit air travel, Etihad CEO says
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/28/-health-certificates-may-be-the-new-visas-to-allow-travel-etihad.html
Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/09/25/transavia-has-127-routes-857-flights-in-early-october/
78% of flybe’s international routes still unserved; Southampton worst hit
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/09/28/78-of-flybes-international-routes-still-unserved-southampton-worst-hit/
Irish Aviation News:
Donegal Airport suspends flights between Donegal & Glasgow
Read more: https://www.highlandradio.com/2020/09/25/donegal-airport-suspends-flights-between-donegal-glasgow/
Genesis announces Peter O’Byrne to lead new Trading and Portfolio Services team
Read more: https://www.genesis.aero/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Genesis-Press-Release-Promotion-Peter-OByrne.pdf
Remembering Irish transatlantic pilot and hero Colonel James Fitzmaurice
Read more: https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/james-fitzmaurice-transatlantic-pilot
Stark Reality for Tourism with 84% Drop in Overseas Arrivals
Read more: https://www.ihf.ie/uploads-2020/media_statement/Stark_Reality_for_Tourism_with_84pct_Drop_in_Overseas_Arrivals_28.09.2020
Taoiseach pledges to support airlines and airports
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/coronavirus/taoiseach-pledges-to-support-airlines-and-airports-39567298.html
Webinar: The Aviation Rebuild – Learn what makes Ireland a leading hub in the aviation leasing industry
Read more: https://www.tullylegal.com/our-firm/events/the-aviation-rebuild
@OpenJawTech Discounting prices to drive demand and increase load factors is not what will get passenger flying. It is quarantine rules and government restrictions. @Lufthansa will place emphasis on rapid testing, says CEO Carsten Spohr #AviationFest.
@OpenJawTech Fare discounting in Europe has created unnecessary flying and artificial growth. Covid will accelerate focused, sustainable and responsible industry growth, as well as more efficient airlines says @Lufthansa CEO Spohr #AviationFest.
@OpenJawTech Karen Chan, CEO, @airasia says that Health Screening will remain as an integral part of future travel. There will be future pandemics. Contactless, digitised travel is here to stay. Consumer adoption will take time #AviationFest.
@OpenJawTech The issue is not customer’s willingness to travel-it is the unpredictability of introduction and inconsistency of government restrictions says Jozsef Varadi, CEO @wizzair As soon as restrictions are lifted, customer demand resumes instantly #AviationFest.
@rschuur_aero Liquidation of Air Italy has cost @qatarairways QR -575mln in impairment costs. Another -874mln in expenditures is needed for completing liquidation.
Etihad Airways: We have received ‘remarkable support’ from Abu Dhabi
Meghalaya: Direct flights from Delhi to Shillong to begin by the end of October 2020
Qantas offers scenic “Joy Flight” over Australia
Rapid Covid Tests Seen as the Way Forward for Airlines: Rome Airport CEO
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Full Interview with Peston 23.09.20