Published on October 22nd, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/10/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Technical Records Review : https://bit.ly/34PICpf
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 October: https://bit.ly/3dIWju2
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 October: https://bit.ly/2INALkx
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 October: https://bit.ly/3jj3v1h
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 October: https://bit.ly/2T9OELY
North American Newsletter 21 October: https://bit.ly/2FQFmBw
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
EI-CPG Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus Positions to Ciudad Real:https://bit.ly/2H43q4g
EI-CPH Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus Positions to Ciudad Real: https://bit.ly/3lY081d
SAS Airlines Ireland EI-SIC Re-Registered as SE-DYM: https://bit.ly/3dyi5Rg
9H-LAJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 2288 Lauda Europe Registered 08/10/20 at Vienna on transfer ex OE-LOJ.
9H-LOP Airbus A320-232 c/n 1566 Lauda Europe Registered 08/10/20 at Vienna on transfer ex OE-LOP.
9H-LOT Airbus A320-232 c/n 2252 Lauda Europe Registered 16/10/20 at Vienna on transfer ex OE-LOT.
9H-LOW Airbus A320-232 c/n 2552 Lauda Europe Registered 16/10/20 at Vienna on transfer ex OE-LOW.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/10/19/abu-dhabi-interview-40-routes-identified-for-wizz-air-in-first-four-years/
Emirates expands reach in Southern Africa via interline agreement with Airlink
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/emirates-expands-reach-in-southern-africa-via-interline-agreement-with-airlink/
International call for a blending mandate of sustainable aviation fuels
Read more: https://news.schiphol.com/international-call-for-a-blending-mandate-of-sustainable-aviation-fuels/
Japan Air Commuter and Hokkaido Air System to join oneworld as Japan Airlines affiliates
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/japan-air-commuter-and-hokkaido-air-system-to-join-oneworld-as-japan-airlines-affiliates/
Latvian government ready to keep financing airBaltic with no limit in sight
Read more: https://nra.lv/sakums/326486-latvian-government-ready-to-keep-financing-airbaltic-with-no-limit-in-sight.htm
LOT Polish Airlines applied for state aid – MAP
Read more: https://www.polishnews.co.uk/coronavirus-lot-polish-airlines-applied-for-state-aid-map/
Malta Government requests state aid for national airline
Read more: https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/budget-2021/105411/government_requests_state_aid_for_national_airline#.X462KtBKhPY
Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/10/20/wizz-airs-most-profitable-airports-revealed-using-rdcs-apex-platform/
Irish Aviation News:
A controller without aircraft is like a border collie without sheep
Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/controller-without-aircraft-like-border-collie-sheep-alec-elliott
Airstrip is the Answer for Homeless Cleggan Coast Guard, Says TD
Read more: https://afloat.ie/safety/coastguard/item/48111-airstrip-is-the-answer-for-homeless-cleggan-coast-guard-says-td
Global Recognition For Dublin Airport’s COVID-19 Safety Measures
Read more: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/2020/10/21/global-recognition-for-dublin-airport-s-covid-19-safety-measures
Traffic light system for Covid detection to operate at Irish airports in November
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/traffic-light-system-for-covid-detection-to-operate-at-irish-airports-in-november-1.4387454
Turbulence at the top as Cork man takes the controls at British Airways
Read more: https://www.irishpost.com/business/turbulence-at-the-top-as-cork-man-takes-the-controls-at-british-airways-195813
@AusBT Exit the Dragon: Cathay Pacific is expected to drop its Cathay Dragon brand and take over the regional airline’s routes, fleet and staff (similar to what Singapore Airlines is doing with SIlkAir).
@CamWallace Replying to @Jamie_Freed Fare structures per market are sensitive to the customer segments who fly. The Tasman market is primarily leisure travel in both directions and therefore it’s appropriate to have a twin brand strategy or an unbundled approach.
@TheAviationBeat Delta appears to be taking delivery of five (!) Airbus A220s this week including their first two A220-300s. Airbus clearing inventory.
@WandrMe Air Canada launches all-premium Jetz flights for winter leisure travel.
@WandrMe Next up for Eastern: Santo Domingo! The carrier applied to the FAA for rights to operate from JFK and PHL to SDQ this winter. The JFK flight times are brutal, but the company is not being shy about planning for a rebound in traffic as the weather turns colder.
Ottawa taking stake in airlines better than seeing industry collapse
Qatar Airways Now flying to more than 100 destinations
UGANDA AIRLINES BOOST: New larger long-haul planes expected soon
United – A Virtual Field Trip with Captain Brian Jackson