Published on November 13th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 13/11/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Market Insights – Current Global Aviation & Macro Economic Trends

Job Vacancy: AVP/VP Commercial Lease Management

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 9 November

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 9 November

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 November

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 November

North American Newsletter 9 November

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Cityjet retires RJ85 fleet from service after 22 years in the skies

Delta launches scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400’s transit Dublin Airport on delivery

Qatar Airways activates Boeing 787-9 fleet on cargo-only flights on Dublin route

Aircraft Update:

EI-DAC Boeing 737-8AS(F) c/n 29938 ASL Airlines Ireland Positioned Shannon-Leipzig 06/11/20 in Prime Air colours ex N541CC.

N238GE Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33548 GECAS Registered at Shanghai 09/11/20 for freighter conversion ex EI-DAJ.

OE-IET Boeing 777-36N c/n 33862 Celestial Aviation Ferried Dubai-Ciudad Real 04/11/20 ex A6-EBG.

SE-RRU Boeing 737-8JP c/n 39020 Norwegian Air Sweden Ferried Trondheim-Dublin 03/11/20 ex EI-FHY.

Global Aviation News:

Air Canada eyes converted freighters to capitalize on cargo boom
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Crisis Kills Airbus A380 Secondary Market
Read more: and Jet2holidays flies into its tenth UK base – Bristol Airport
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Loganair reveals 5 routes from Teesside – to compete with Eastern on 4
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Qatar Airways launches unbundled ‘basic business’ fare
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Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets
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Wizz Air says former CFO of British Airways-owner IAG joins board
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World’s only airworthy Catalina flying boat stranded in Loch Ness is saved with £25,000 crowdfunder
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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus welcomes new testing regime changes
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AerCap slides on pandemic hit lease rentals in Q3 miss
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Cork Airport Warmly Welcomes The Government’s Supports For Irish Aviation
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‘Customer is King’: ARI CEO Ray Hernan on preparing for the new trading environment
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DoT to review Kerry Airport’s €306,000 investment loss as part of current application for regional funds 
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Dublin Airport to get planning waiver to open Covid-19 testing centre
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Shannon Chamber welcomes announcement that drive-thru Covid-19 testing centre to open at Shannon Airport
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We Need A Common System Of Pre-Flight Testing In Europe –  daa Chief Executive Dalton Philips 
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Tweet Picks:

@sammayling A positive message from a buoyant Michael O’Leary, CEO of @Ryanair , telling @JohnLStrickland  of @WTM_London that volumes of air traffic will bounce back quickly for summer 2021, especially in light of news about a vaccine that’s likely to be introduced shortly.

@sandeeprrao1991 Bengaluru is SFO’s 2nd largest market in Flag of India with 71,967 passengers (one way) according to data given by Sabre. Emirates had the largest market of passengers btw these two cities of 27%. A total O&D demand of 145,343 between BLR & SFO in 2019 with 5% growth YoY. #Avgeek.

@sandeeprrao1991 SpiceJet adds Nashik as its 14th UDAN destination; it also adds CCU-BLR.

@WTM_London “Airport testing is a complete waste of time. It’s too late and it takes too long” – Michael O’Leary, CEO, @Ryanair.

@WTM_London “None of us have any experience working through a global pandemic. We were grounded for 4 days after 9/11 and got back in the air pretty quickly, nothing prepared us for this” -Michael O’Leary, CEO, @Ryanair.

Video Picks:

Air Lease CEO on Q3 earnings, Boeing 737 Max and air travel demand

FAA in final stages of review of Boeing 737 MAX

JetBlue CEO Expects Leisure Travel to Start Recovery in 2021

Norwegian Air begs for cash as bankruptcy looms

S Korea Airline Launches ‘Flight to Nowhere’ Id COVID-19


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