Published on October 29th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/10/2020
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-LRD Airbus A321-253NX Aer Lingus Returns to Service: https://bit.ly/2J84iFU
HiSky defers indefinitely launch of new Chisinau-Dublin route: https://bit.ly/35HWzG0
United Airlines Defers launch of new San Francisco – Dublin to Summer 2021: https://bit.ly/31MWwrA
EI-DEB Airbus A320-214 c/n 2206 Aer Lingus Parked at Dublin 24/10/20 for Allegiant Air.
N441FF Saab 340MSA c/n 340B-441 CAE Aviation Ferried Springfield-Bangor-Goose Bay-Narsarsuaq-Keflavik-Shannon-Luxembourg-Moulins 24-26/10/20.
N469AC Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 29368 Aircastle Registered at Goodyear 21/10/20 ex C-GTQC.
OE-IAI Airbus A321-231 c/n 1356 Avolon Ferried Honolulu-San Jose-Hondo 20/21-10/20 ex HL7594
Global Aviation News:
AEI To Provide Four (4) B737-800SF Freighter Conversions To Aero Capital Solutions
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aei-to-provide-four-4-b737-800sf-freighter-conversions-to-aero-capital-solutions/
Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Airbus A321-200neo LR Aircraft to Titan Airways
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-lease-corporation-announces-delivery-of-new-airbus-a321-200neo-lr-aircraft-to-titan-airways/
Breaking the statistical link between COVID-19 cases and air travel
Read more: https://theaircurrent.com/analysis/breaking-the-statistical-link-between-covid-19-cases-and-air-travel/
Dubai, London ‘ready to go’ on plan to open up air travel
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/transport/453792-dubai-london-ready-to-go-on-plan-to-open-up-air-travel
First A321P2F by ST Engineering, Airbus and EFW enters into service
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/first-a321p2f-by-st-engineering-airbus-and-efw-enters-into-service/
Slovenia mulls national carrier with €70 million investment
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/10/slovenia-mulls-national-carrier-with-70.html
Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/10/26/turkish-airlines-has-80-widebody-destinations-in-december/
Wizz Air adds THIRD Italy + SECOND Norway base; 14 routes coming
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/10/23/wizz-air-adds-third-italy-second-norway-base-14-routes-coming/
Irish Aviation News:
Bombardier Belfast ‘delighted’ with sale to US firm
Read more: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/bombardier-belfast-delighted-with-sale-to-us-firm-39669858.html
easyJet Statement – Aircraft Sale and Leaseback with Wilmington Trust SP Services (Dublin) and Sky High 112 Leasing Company Limited
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/easyjet-statement-aircraft-sale-and-leaseback-2/
Five AerCap directors share €22.85m in pay
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/five-aercap-directors-share-2285m-in-pay-39672083.html
GAA high-flyer Jim Gavin tackles leadership and the Irish Aviation Authority
Read more: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/ireland/gaa-high-flyer-jim-gavin-tackles-leadership-and-the-irish-aviation-authority-zr8xq2wlx
Irish and Trans-Atlantic air traffic down 57% in nine months
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2020/10/12/irish-and-trans-atlantic-air-traffic-down-57-in-nine-months
Irish people hoping for a jet-set summer as Aer Lingus research unveils 2021 travel trends
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/irish-people-hoping-for-a-jet-set-summer-as-aer-lingus-research-unveils-2021-travel-trends/
Joyce predicts Qantas may hit 50 per cent capacity by year’s end
Read more: https://inqld.com.au/business/2020/10/23/qantas-tips-border-to-open-within-weeks-domestic-travel-boom-to-follow/
New Review Board Appointed into Draft Final Rescue 116 Helicopter Crash Report
Read more: https://afloat.ie/safety/rescue/item/48177-new-review-board-appointed-into-draft-final-rescue-116-helicopter-crash-report
Ryanair to suspend flight operations from Ireland West Airport for four week period
Read more: https://irelandwestairport.com/news/ryanair-to-suspend-flight-operations-from-ireland-west-airport-for-four-week-period
@aeroTELEGRAPH #Lufthansa has sold five of its #Boeing 747-400s – to GE Aviation Materials The aircraft will be scrapped and individual parts recycled.
@ATWOnline Boeing is working on updating 747 flight computer software to eliminate an issue introduced in the software’s most recent version that causes both of the aircraft’s computers to reset in-flight.
@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.”
@HowardSlutsken Flag of Canada Bombardier’s sale of Short Brothers to Spirit AeroSystems expected to close Oct. 30, with a revised purchase price of $275M, down from $500M.
@MaxK_J Never waste a crisis? Could @SouthwestAir be eyeing a sporty deal from @Airbus as it flirts with #A220 in fleet renewal writes @PWolfsteller.
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International Day of the Air Traffic Controller 2020
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