Published on October 27th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/10/2020
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
A7-ACP Airbus A330-202 c/n 571 Qatar Airways Air Ferried Doha-Terguel 23/10/20 ex EI-GFX.
EI-DAD Boeing 737-8AS(F) c/n 33544 ASL Airlines Ireland Ferried Shannon-Cologne 26/10/20 in Prime Air colours.
G-LCAE Embraer 190 c/n 19000539 BA Cityflier Delivered Warsaw-Norwich 23/10/20 ex EI-GTF.
M-ABLW Airbus A330-302 c/n 1370 Nordwind Airlines Painted at Dublin 23/10/20 prior delivery to become VP-BUP.
Global Aviation News:
American Airlines plans customer tours of Boeing 737 Max and pilot calls to boost confidence in jets
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/24/american-airlines-plans-customer-boeing-737-max-tours-to-build-confidence.html
CAA tells Heathrow’s owners to invest more in the company, or risk state takeover
Read more: https://www.airportwatch.org.uk/2020/10/caa-tells-heathrows-owners-to-invest-more-in-the-company-or-risk-state-takeover/
CommonPass App Could Open Up International Travel
Read more: https://www.travelpulse.com/news/travel-technology/commonpass-app-could-open-up-international-travel.html
Emirates launches integrated biometric path at the airport for added convenience
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-launches-integrated-biometric-path-at-the-airport-for-added-convenience/
Imec develops SARS-CoV-2 test to identify positive cases in less than 5 minutes Method could be tested at Brussels Airport in Summer 2021
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/covid-19/imec-develops-sars-cov-2-test-to-identify-positive-cases-in-less-than-5-minutes-test-could-be-introduced-at-brussels-airport-in-summer-2021/
Finnair Cargo is ready for the Covid-19 vaccine challenge
Read more: https://cargo.finnair.com/en/cargo-news/finnair-cargo-facilities-ready-for-distribution-of-covid-19-vaccines-2180752
From Ranchi to Tashkent via Dubai: The mysterious man gearing up to fly Jet Airways
Read more: https://www.forbesindia.com/article/take-one-big-story-of-the-day/from-ranchi-to-tashkent-via-dubai-the-mysterious-man-gearing-up-to-fly-jet-airways/63601/1
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus offered government a plane to save millions on military jet
Read more: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/aer-lingus-offered-government-a-plane-to-save-millions-on-military-jet-bhjbgkt0n
ASL Airlines prepares 1st converted Boeing 737 for Amazon flights
Read more: https://www.aerotime.aero/gabriele/26195-asl-airlines-prepares-1st-converted-boeing-737-for-amazon-flights
EasyJet Puts Extra Flights to the Canaries on Sale from Belfast
Read more: https://nitravelnews.com/news/easyjet-puts-extra-flights-to-the-canaries-on-sale-from-belfast/
Fly Leasing to Report Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on November 12, 2020
Read more: https://www.flyleasing.com/news/press-releases/2020/2020_10_19_fly_q3_earnings_date
In his first speech as British Airways’ CEO, Sean Doyle calls for pre-departure testing in lieu of quarantine
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/international-airlines-group-iag/british-airways/in-his-first-speech-as-british-airways-ceo-sean-doyle-calls-for-pre-departure-testing-in-lieu-of-quarantine/
Ryanair acquires PIA’s Boeing-777 for cargo flights
Read more: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2020/10/24/ryanair-acquires-pias-boeing-777-for-cargo-flights/
@AirlineFlyer .@HawaiianAir returning to @JFKairport and @BostonLogan with 2x and 3x weekly service, respectively, in December. Daily service returning to @LGBAirport with the 321neo as well.
@AusBT Qantas CEO Alan Joyce reaffirms his belief in Project Sunrise and the post-pandemic potential of non-stop flights to London, Paris, NY, Cape Town etc: “We think in a post-Covid world the business opportunities for those routes will be quite immense.”
@ByERussell Southwest’s decision on additional MAX 7s or the A220 will be made in the next year or so with deliveries from 2025, says Van de Ven. $LUV.
@OJRenick IMO the death of business travel is an absurd narrative. The point of business travel is not efficiency, productivity or anything like that. It’s to get drunk with random people in cool places, and that’s gonna be in even higher demand post-COVID.
@petchmo Aviation: one of the world’s biggest businesses and smallest communities.
Akbar Al Baker full interview at Airlines 2050 conference
American Airlines CEO: We need business travelers to return in order to bounce back
Boeing Disinfecting Products Validated with Innovative Live Virus Test
Delta CEO Sees Return to Normal for Flying by End of 2021
Oireachtas Transport Committee October 14 2020 full hearing