Published on October 13th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/10/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management: https://bit.ly/365XyBL
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 12 October: https://bit.ly/36YpwzY
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 12 October: https://bit.ly/3iZuvTr
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 October: https://bit.ly/3jUJ63M
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 October: https://bit.ly/3djOpqJ
North American Newsletter 12 October: https://bit.ly/3nJFhRh
EI-FXG ATR72-202(F) c/n 224 ASL Airlines Ireland Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Iqaluit-Thompson Municipal-Edmonton International 05/6-10/20.
OE-LME Airbus A320-214 c/n 3396 Laudamotion Registered on 6/10/20 at Woensdrecht ex VP-CXY.
OE-LMR Airbus A320-214 c/n 2633 Laudamotion Delivered Kula Lumpur-Bombay-Hurghada-Shannon 07/8-10/20 ex 9M-AFB.
OE-LMT Airbus A320-214 c/n 2656 Laudamotion Delivered Kula Lumpur-Bombay-Cairo-Malta 09-10/10/20 ex 9M-AFC.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada and Transat A.T. Inc. Conclude Amended Transaction for Combination of the Two Companies
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-canada-and-transat-a-t-inc-conclude-amended-transaction-for-combination-of-the-two-companies/
EASA approves increased take-off weight variant of the A330-900
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/easa-approves-increased-take-off-weight-variant-of-the-a330-900/
Eastern Airways and Aurigny announce codeshare partnership
Read more: https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/eastern-airways-and-aurigny-announce-codeshare-partnership
EU Diplomats Agree on How to Set Common Travel Curbs for Covid
Read more: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/eu-diplomats-agree-on-how-to-set-common-travel-curbs-for-covid-1.1506238
Southampton Airport expansion: closure warning over runway plans
Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-england-hampshire-54487771
Wizz Air shakes the Norwegian market with three domestic routes
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/wizz-air/wizz-air-shakes-the-norwegian-market-with-three-domestic-routes/
78 routes identified in first phase of Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN 4.0
Read more: https://www.timesnownews.com/business-economy/industry/article/78-routes-identified-in-first-phase-of-regional-connectivity-scheme-udan-4/656484
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus chairman and CEO Sean Doyle to take over as CEO of British Airways
Read more: https://www.thinkbusiness.ie/articles/british-airways-ceo-sean-doyle-iag-aer-lingus/
BBAM Announces Retirement of Chief Operating Officer Greg Azzara; Names Vincent Cannon General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/bbam-announces-retirement-of-chief-operating-officer-greg-azzara-names-vincent-cannon-general-counsel-and-chief-operating-officer/
Carlisle Companies: Expecting A Rebound
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4378491-carlisle-companies-expecting-rebound
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks debate -Wednesday, 7 Oct 2020
Political anger over Oireachtas Committee’s snub of Mayo airport
Read more: https://www.con-telegraph.ie/2020/10/07/political-anger-over-oireachtas-committees-snub-of-mayo-airport/
Traffic light system welcomed as positive first step to allow international travel
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/1012/1170922-covid19-coronavirus-travel/
Willie Walsh: An Exceptional Airline Leader Retires
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnstrickland/2020/10/11/willie-walsh-an-exceptional-airline-leader-retires/#2e5eea3d1185
@AirBelgiumFans Air Belgium is to take a final decision in the next 14 days about Brussels – Mauritius route, to maintain the initial take-off date, on 15 December 2020, says Radio One (Mauritius).
@piperaircraft The 5000th Archer is now certified!.
@sean_oneill It’s a SPAC attack on the travel sector. Thayer Ventures will IPO a “blank check” company, which will target acquisitions and investments in travel tech and related businesses.
@simonasbartkus We talk in the industry a lot China’s domestic market was the first to recover in COVID reality, but the latest @IATA analysis shows Russia domestic market outperformed all other markets: in August it was already growing y-o-y. The domestic markets will lead the recovery.
@2Excel_Aviation We and @oilspillexperts are conducting a trial of our Boeing 727 at RAF Valley, Holyhead. The trial entails a series of spray runs, spraying fresh water over data collection points to measure and optimise the performance of the new TERSUS spray boom nozzles.
Farewell British Airways Boeing 747
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al Baker on CNBC
PM’s new special aircraft, equipped with missile defence systems, lands in Delhi
Top airline analyst grows more bearish on the sector
Travel continues to be central to people’s lives – Phocuswright Research – Charuta Fadnis