Published on October 1st, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/10/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management: https://bit.ly/365XyBL
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 28 September: https://bit.ly/30gV2EW
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 28 September: https://bit.ly/2G5NhuO
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
LZ-DAG Airbus A319-132 c/n 2273 Dubai Aerospace Registered 27/09/20 at Don Mueang International in Bangkok Airways full colours prior ferry ex HS-PPM.
OO-SSG Airbus A319-112 c/n 1160 Brussels Airlines Ferried Budapest-St Anthan 26/09/20 For Part-Out & Scrap 26/09/20 ex EI-CZF.
VQ-BIP Boeing 737-76N c/n 32684 Yakutia Aircompany Registered at Shannon 26/09/20 prior delivery ex SE-RJS.
9H-LOZ Airbus A320-232 c/n 2838 Lauda Europe Registered 24/09/20 in Vienna on transfer ex OE-LOZ
Global Aviation News:
Airasia’s Fernandes predicts short-haul flying to recover first
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/airasia-s-fernandes-predicts-short-haul-flying-to-recover-first-1.4366422
Bengalureans, get ready to fly directly to Poland
Read more: https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/bengalureans-get-ready-to-fly-directly-to-poland/articleshow/78286619.cms
British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/09/18/british-airways-to-islamabad-and-lahore-is-dhaka-next/
Dubai illustrator’s retro-style posters pay homage to Emirates and Etihad
Read more: https://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/travel/home-fleet-home-dubai-illustrator-s-retro-style-posters-pay-homage-to-emirates-and-etihad-1.1082267
Emirates to resume flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius, boosting global network to 92 destinations
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-to-resume-flights-to-johannesburg-cape-town-durban-harare-and-mauritius-boosting-global-network-to-92-destinations/
Estonia: Nordica to end 2020 with €23m operating loss
Read more: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/transport/?doc=159507
From Air Bubble Pacts to RCS-UDAN, Here’s Aviation Ministry’s Revival Plan for Industry
Read more: https://www.news18.com/news/auto/from-air-bubble-pacts-to-rcs-udan-heres-aviation-ministrys-revival-plan-for-industry-2909827.html
JetBlue announces LAS, LAX, SFO, and CUN from Hartford
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/09/22/jetblue-announces-las-lax-sfo-and-cun-from-hartford/
Irish Aviation News:
Calls for coordinated financial package to secure future of CODA
Read more: https://www.highlandradio.com/2020/09/27/calls-for-coordinated-financial-package-to-secure-future-of-coda/
Dublin Aerospace Group has established Exeter Aerospace at Exeter Airport
Read more: https://www.dublin.aero/blog/dublin-aerospace-group-has-established-exeter-aerospace-at-exeter-airport
Frequency wants to improve communication within aviation
Read more: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/frequency-aviation-communications-software-ireland
Midwest Oireachtas Members Called On To Ask For Shannon Return To DAA
Read more: http://www.clare.fm/news/politics/midwest-oireachtas-members-called-ask-shannon-return-daa/
Moody’s downgrades Fly Leasing’s long-term senior unsecured rating to B3 from B1, citing weaker than expected liquidity, concluding review; outlook is negative
Read more: https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-downgrades-Fly-Leasings-long-term-senior-unsecured-rating-to–PR_433389
Qatar Airways Cargo adds new weekly London Heathrow-Dublin-Doha service
@byerussell Delta looks set to debut its first A220-300s from its Salt Lake City hub in November.
@byerussell Delta will be a primarily Airbus operator in 5 years with the news that its 717s and many of its 767s are leaving early due to the pandemic.
@byerussell Austin, Houston and Salt Lake City flyers get ready, Delta’s first A220-300s are headed your way in November. ICYMI.
@byerussell “Traditionally, even airlines going through bankruptcies held on to planes, but a move by LATAM to reject several EETC-financed aircraft… suggests that carriers are less concerned about burning Wall Street than trusted leasing firms.” @jonsindreu.
@OpenJawTech @CopaAirlines CIO says key is balancing short and long term horizons during Covid. Quick fixes to solve immediate customer problems with technology Vs end state architecture – both are good @hharteveldt #AviationFest.
Single European Sky 2013 proposal was blocked for many years. Why was this?
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly says he’s hopeful for an agreement on more airline aid
United Airlines launches COVID-19 rapid testing program to help manage quarantine requirements
Visionary Efficiency: Gulfstream G500 and G600 Aerial Formation
World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Plane Takes Flight from U.K. Airport