Published on October 9th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/10/2020
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
EI-CPH Airbus A321-211 c/n 1094 Aer Lingus Ferried Dublin-Ciudad Real 07/10/20 for storage.
N253AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 3690 Aircastle Registered 01/10/20 Parked at Goodyear ex XA-ABC.
N424CL Airbus A320-214 c/n 4235 Aircastle Registered 01/10/20 Parked at Lake City ex
N312MQ Airbus A320-214 c/n 3312 Macquarie AirFinance Registered 05/10/20 at Goodyear ex XA-TLC.
OE-LME Airbus A320-214 c/n 3396 Laudamotion Registered 06/10/20 at Woensdrecht ex VP-CXY.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia approves shutting down Japan joint venture
Read more: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Transportation/AirAsia-approves-shutting-down-Japan-joint-venture
Amazon Giving Old Jets New Life Hurts Carbon-Reduction Goals
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2020-10-05/supply-chains-latest-amazon-gives-old-planes-new-life-on-cargo
Serbia – Canada in “advanced discussions” over flights
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/10/serbia-canada-in-advanced-discussions.html
SpiceJet To Connect Delhi & Mumbai With London Heathrow From December 2020
Read more: http://www.businessworld.in/article/SpiceJet-To-Connect-Delhi-Mumbai-With-London-Heathrow-From-December-2020/05-10-2020-328100/
Tatas negotiate Air Asia’s India exit price as airline gets $54 million offer
Read more: https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/tatas-negotiate-air-asia-s-india-exit-price-as-airline-gets-54-mn-offer-120100500933_1.html
TPA COVID-19 testing pilot welcomes its first passenger participants
Read more: https://news.tampaairport.com/tpa-covid-19-testing-pilot-welcomes-its-first-passenger-participants/
UDAN 4.0: Air Taxi, Flybig new entrants; SpiceJet wins routes in Lakshadweep
Read more: https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/udan-40-air-taxi-flybig-new-entrants-spicejet-wins-routes-in-lakshadweep-7108071.htm
Volaris announces adjustments in hedging relationships in respect of non-derivative financial instruments, which resulted in a benefit
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/volaris-announces-adjustments-in-hedging-relationships-in-respect-of-non-derivative-financial-instruments-which-resulted-in-a-benefit-301145325.html
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Early Tender Results of Debt Tender Offers
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aercap-holdings-nv-announces-early-tender-results-of-debt-tender-offers-301147436.html
‘A disaster for Shannon’ – Clare councillors speak out against calls to put Airport back under DAA’s control
Read more: https://www.clareecho.ie/a-disaster-for-shannon-clare-councillors-speak-out-against-calls-to-put-airport-back-under-daas-control/
Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will ‘take time’
Read more: https://www.thejournal.ie/green-list-travel-2-5226250-Oct2020/
Ireland has the most restrictive travel policy – Aer Lingus CEO Sean Doyle
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/1007/1169976-aer-lingus-committee/
Ryanair expands Italian domestic presence, threatens Irish base closures
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/294147/ryanair-expands-italian-domestic-presence-threatens-irish-base-closures/
Ryanair welcomes high court decision which confirms travel restrictions are not mandatory
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/ryanair-welcomes-high-court-decision-which-confirms-travel-restrictions-are-not-mandatory/
Stobart Air performing below expectations as travel restrictions hit
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/stobart-air-performing-below-expectations-as-travel-restrictions-hit-1.4369553
@dfatirl There will be no countries on the Green List with effect from Monday 12 Oct. Ireland continues to work with EU partners to finalise negotiations on coordinating travel within the Union (“EU traffic lights system”).
@HowardSlutsken Transport Canada looking at the 737 Max training requirements that “we might need to put in place for the future as well as the procedures that are used by pilots in case something goes wrong,” says Minister Marc Garneau.
@HowardSlutsken Toronto Pearson Airport/YYZ increases its aeronautical rates and Airport Improvement Fees in response to the COVID-19 reduction in air travel.
@Jamie_Freed Japan Airlines aims for a discount network to capture post-coronavirus tourism.
@rboyle Air Canada is running a COVID testing study on international passengers arriving in Toronto. One month in, they report “encouraging initial results”. What do they tell us about whether testing could replace or limit quarantine requirements? #aviation.
@SeanM1997 According to London Heathrow’s departure/arrival website – Loganair have obtained slots for 12x weekly flights to Isle of Man commencing 25 October 2020.
Aer Lingus 2021 summer fare structure explained by CCO Dave Shepard
Riona McGrath of Travelport: shape of the recovery
The importance of tour operator business to Ireland – ITIC talk with Rob Rankin, ITOA President
Tourism Recovery Plan launched – ITIC interviews Chair Ruth Andrews
Tourism recovery task force report