Published on October 6th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/10/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management: https://bit.ly/365XyBL
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 October: https://bit.ly/3nkFKJq
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 October: https://bit.ly/33y2xt6
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 October: https://bit.ly/2SsGca9
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 October: https://bit.ly/30xuAai
North American Newsletter 5 October: https://bit.ly/33sSPsa
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
G-ECOI DHC8-400 c/n 4224 Donegal Q400 Leasing Ferried Oslo Torp-Keflavik 30/09/20.
N234GE Embraer 170 c/n 17000128 GECAS Registered 29/09/20 Parked at Goodyear ex XA-ALH.
N240NC Embraer 170 c/n 17000024 Nordic Aviation Capital Registered 29/09/20 Parked at Tuscan ex XA-ALG.
N251NC Embraer 170 c/n 17000025 Nordic Aviation Capital Registered 29/09/20 Parked at Tuscan ex XA-ALD.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada’s bid for Transat faces extended EU merger probe
Read more: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/air-canada-s-bid-for-transat-gets-extended-eu-merger-probe-1.1440754
China Southern Airlines Is Getting Along Despite The Pandemic
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4377392-china-southern-airlines-is-getting-along-despite-pandemic
Coronavirus. LOT Polish Airlines will apply for public aid in the amount of EUR 1 billion
Read more: https://www.polishnews.co.uk/coronavirus-lot-polish-airlines-will-apply-for-public-aid-in-the-amount-of-eur-1-billion/
SNC-Lavalin appointed to provide advisory services for Manchester Airport Group’s transformation program
Read more: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/snc-lavalin-appointed-to-provide-advisory-services-for-manchester-airport-group-s-ps1bn-transformation-program-863652079.html
TAP defers lease payments and looks to sell up to eight aircraft
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/fleets/tap-defers-lease-payments-and-looks-to-sell-up-to-eight-aircraft/140375.article
TSA and CBP announce the expansion of Preclearance; international airports invited to host program that offers secure and seamless travel to the United States
Read more: https://www.tsa.gov/news/press/releases/2020/09/29/tsa-and-cbp-announce-expansion-preclearance-international-airports
United Airlines Plans to Increase Service on More than 40 Caribbean and Mexican Beach Routes in November
Read more: https://hub.united.com/2020-10-02-united-airlines-plans-to-increase-service-on-more-than-40-caribbean-and-mexican-beach-routes-in-november-2647890810.html
Irish Aviation News:
Action must be taken to secure the future of Ireland West Airport Knock says Mayo Fianna Fáil Senator Lisa Chambers
Read more: https://www.con-telegraph.ie/2020/10/02/action-must-be-taken-to-secure-the-future-of-ireland-west-airport-knock-mayo-senator/
Aer Lingus launches summer 2021 schedule
Read more: https://mediacentre.aerlingus.com/news/01102020/book-now-with-aer-lingus-for-something-to-look-forward-to-in-summer-21?ref=Home
Belfast City Airport Back Servicing East Midlands and Leeds Bradford
Read more: https://www.belfastcityairport.com/News/BELFAST-CITY-AIRPORT-EAST-MIDLANDS-LEEDS-BRADFORD
Business Person of the Month September 2020: Conor McCarthy’s long-term planning ensures a strong future for Dublin Aerospace
Read more: https://businessandfinance.com/business-person-of-the-month-september-2020-conor-mccarthys-long-term-planning-ensures-a-strong-future-for-dublin-aerospace/
Calls Made In Seanad For Support For Key Aviation Routes To Help Shannon
Read more: http://www.clare.fm/featured-2/calls-made-seanad-support-key-aviation-routes-help-shannon/
Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says Transport Minister Eamonn RyanRead more: https://www.thejournal.ie/travel-plans-publish-airplanes-eamon-ryan-5223251-Oct2020/
Ireland deserves better aviation leadership
Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ireland-deserves-better-aviation-leadership-joe-gill/
Irish COVID testing company Lets GetChecked teams up with American Airlines to kickstart international travel
Read more: https://www.irishcentral.com/business/irish-covid-company-american-airlines-international-travel
Ryanair adds Paris Beauvais – Paphos service from late-Oct 2020
We have to learn to co-exist with coronavirus, says Cork Airport Managing director Niall MacCarthy
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40057568.html
@ByERussell One airport that has benefitted from JetBlue’s pandemic additions is @PHLAirport with 5 new nonstops. “JetBlue looks at us as way to play to their strengths,” says #PHL director of air service and cargo development Stephanie Wear.
@ByERussell “This is different for us. It’s driven out of the fact that we’ve seen business travel evaporate and is probably not coming back anytime soon,” JetBlue’s head of revenue and planning Scott Laurence said on the airline’s pandemic routes.
@kovaidaily Air India’s wholly-owned subsidiary Alliance Air will commence flight operations connecting three major cities in South India – Bengaluru, Coimbatore, and Madurai from October 12.
@tpalazzo Ethiopian Airlines Group is willing to provide planes, pilots and maintenance services to beleaguered rival South African Airways as part of a joint venture.
@TSA_Pekoske .@TSA joins @CBP in announcing new foreign airports may now apply to join PreClearance so they can offer secure and seamless travel to their travelers heading to the Unites States from international destinations.
Hawaiian Airlines increases flights in preparation for state’s pre-travel testing program
KQ troubles: Push to nationalize Kenya Airways
Turbulent times for the aviation industry as Covid wreaks havoc
Uganda Airlines returns to the skies
United Private Screening℠ – October 2020 Features