Published on October 14th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/10/2020
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
N541CC Boeing 737-8AS c/n 29938 GECAS Registered 08/10/20 during cargo conversion at Shanghai ex EI-DAC.
OE-IRZ Airbus A320-214 c/n 1767 Genesis Ireland Aviation Registered at Kaunas 08/10/20 ex VT-IDV.
9H-LON Airbus A320-214 c/n 3048 Lauda Europe Registered at Vienna 07/10/20 on transfer ex OE-LON.
Global Aviation News:
Apollo’s Sun Country to Revive IPO Plans as Soon as Next Year
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-12/apollo-s-sun-country-to-revive-ipo-plans-as-soon-as-next-year
China’s civil aviation industry expands recovery
Read more: http://www.ecns.cn/news/economy/2020-10-10/detail-ihaavkeu1733407.shtml
Dufry and Alibaba Form A Joint Venture in China
Read more: https://ftnnews.com/retail/40425-dufry-and-alibaba-form-a-joint-venture-in-china
First Flight – Precision Conversions A321-200PC Freighter
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/first-flight-precision-conversions-a321-200pc-freighter/
IAG senior management changes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/iag-senior-management-changes/
In key step for potential late-November ungrounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX, FAA details minimum pilot training
Read more: https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/faa-details-recommended-boeing-737-max-pilot-training-in-key-step-for-potential-late-november-ungrounding/
Singapore ‘can’t wait around for a vaccine’ to revive aviation sector, says transport minister
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/10/12/singapore-cant-wait-for-vaccine-to-revive-aviation-sector-minister.html
WingX: Bizjet Activity Reaches 85 Percent of Last Year
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2020-10-08/wingx-bizjet-activity-reaches-85-percent-last-year
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Signed Financing Transactions for approximately $2.2 billion and Leased, Purchased and Sold 44 Aircraft in the Third Quarter 2020
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aercap-signed-financing-transactions-for-approximately-2-2-billion-and-leased-purchased-and-sold-44-aircraft-in-the-third-quarter-2020–301148516.html
Belfast City Airport Restores Connectivity Between Northern Ireland and Wales with Cardiff Service
Read more: https://www.lighthouseni.com/news/belfast-city-airport-restores-connectivity-between-northern-ireland-and-wales-with-cardiff-service/
Conor McCarthy firm buys out Airbus holding
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/conor-mccarthy-firm-buys-out-airbus-holding-39574747.html
Irish Air Corps airlifts 3000th patient
Read more: https://helihub.com/2020/10/07/irish-air-corps-airlifts-3000th-patient/
Rapid Covid-19 testing at our airports essential to get Ireland flying again – AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly
Ryanair’s CEO Eddie Wilson on Pat Kenny Show
Ryanair expects Boeing 737 Max jet clearance soon
Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54477605
Voyager Announces Sale-Leaseback Transaction for 5 A220-300 Aircraft With Breeze Airways
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/voyager-announces-sale-leaseback-transaction-for-5-a220-300-aircraft-with-breeze-airways/
@ByERussell Airlines expect a post-coronavirus boom in leisure travel, they just don’t know when.
@ByERussell “We really are looking at where people want to go next week.” Where people are buying tickets is the driving determinant of planning Delta’s network on a month-by-month basis, says SVP of network planning Joe Esposito. #BoydCVG.
@HilarieGrey .@Allegiant EVP/CFO Greg Anderson on stage at #BoydCVG highlighting our pandemic strategy and why Allegiant is well-positioned to lead the industry resurgence #leisuretravel #airlines.
@justinbachman @SouthwestAir moving into ORD, IAH and MIA is further proof that #COVID19 has really shuffled all the economics. Airports that can generate cash for airlines–like those three–are critically important. #airlines.
@TSA_Northeast JUST IN: @TSA officers screened 936,915 individuals at airport checkpoints on Thursday, Oct. 8. It was the fourth time since the pandemic hit that checkpoint volume has topped 900,000 and the first Thursday that it has done so.
Akbar Al Baker Covid suits some airlines with monopolistic ambitions
Amazon Prime Air: How 30-Minute Drone Delivery Works
British Airways CEO Alex Cruz steps down
Ethiopian Airlines to Start Building a New $5 Billion Mega Airport
Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker – 1st Tuesday