Published on November 17th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 17/11/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Mid-Term Lease Inspection: https://bit.ly/3lFmR2G
Certificate Program in Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery: https://bit.ly/36GNVIn
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 November: https://bit.ly/2UyEpRU
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 November: https://bit.ly/38N9r0U
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 November: https://bit.ly/3lBKlFP
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 November: https://bit.ly/35Aegsr
North American Newsletter 16 November: https://bit.ly/3pxEwLL
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Cityjet retires RJ85 fleet from service after 22 years in the skies: https://bit.ly/3eCLlXq
Delta launches scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin: https://bit.ly/3eIL5GA
Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400’s transit Dublin Airport on delivery: https://bit.ly/2InOqPx
Qatar Airways activates Boeing 787-9 fleet on cargo-only flights on Dublin route: https://bit.ly/36dd2lK
C-GEOQ Boeing 767-375 c/n 30112 Air Canada Rouge Ferried Mojave-Toronto-Shannon 13-15/11/20 after storage.
N921NC Embraer 170 c/n 17000092 Nordic Aviation Capital Registered at Tuscan 13/11/20 ex XA-GAZ.
VT-IHB Airbus A320-232 c/n 2712 Indigo Airlines Ferried Kula Lumpur-Delhi-Doha-Istanbul-Ostrava 12-14/11/20 in Laudamotion colours.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada plans a dedicated freighter fleet to expand cargo business
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/air-canada-plans-a-dedicated-freighter-fleet-to-expand-cargo-business/
Boeing Forecasts Strong Growth in China’s Aviation Market Despite Near-term Challenges
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/boeing-forecasts-strong-growth-in-chinas-aviation-market-despite-near-term-challenges/
Delta CEO on the Recovery in Air Travel: ‘We’re Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel’
Read more: https://www.barrons.com/articles/how-deltas-ceo-sees-the-recovery-in-air-travel-taking-shape-51605178800
Cargolux looking ‘very closely’ at 777-300ER freighter conversion
Read more: https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/cargolux-looking-very-closely-at-777-300er-freighter-conversion/
Emirates eyes return to profitability in 2022 as new travel corridors open
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/15/emirates-eyes-return-to-profitability-in-2022-as-new-travel-corridors-open.html
Iberia to focus on same-day services for business travelers
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/294726/iberia-to-focus-on-same-day-services-for-business-travelers/
India needs more major air cargo hubs to attract transhipment traffic
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/india-needs-more-major-air-cargo-hubs-to-attract-transhipment-traffic/
Market Bets On Boeing 737 MAX
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4388586-market-bets-on-boeing-737-max
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus poised to award regional contract to Conor McCarthy’s Emerald Airlines
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-poised-to-award-regional-contract-to-mccarthy-s-emerald-airlines-1.4409692
Belfast International to seek Executive aid after announcing partial closures during November
Can New CEO Sean Doyle Kickstart British Airways?
Read more: https://www.gfmag.com/magazine/november-2020/new-ceo-british-airways
Captain Andy O’Shea on Supporting Pilots During the Pandemic
Read more: https://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/down-to-business/cpt-andy-oshea-on-supporting-pilots-during-the-pandemic
Could a €10 rapid antigen test be the answer to further foreign travel? Andrea chats to Michael Collins of TravelMedia.ie & Conor Kelly from Vidacare
Flybe revival hopes hit by Irish contract miss
Read more: https://flipboard.com/@TheTelegraph/flybe-revival-hopes-hit-by-irish-contract-miss/a-3BrHR0UhT86J88PhnaN7Xg%3Aa%3A3199678-528dd622bd%2Fco.uk
Ryanair’s Lauda Europe Likely To Become All Boeing Airline
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/lauda-all-boeing-airline/
Shannon Airport has seen an increase in cargo by almost 20% this year
Read more: https://www.shannongroup.ie/doing-business-with-shannon-group/business-partners/air-cargo-in-shannon
@AAI_Official #AAI’s Agartala @aaiagtairport is not just the biggest airport in Tripura but is also the second busiest airport in North-East India. Ever since the resumption of domestic flight operations, Agartala Airport’s aircraft movement is rising with each passing month. #IndiaFliesHigh.
@HowardSlutsken Flag of Canada Air Canada is planning to convert parked 767-300ERs to main-deck freighters, starting with two and as many as six airframes. Via @theloadstar HT @rvr600.
@HHAhmedBinSaeed We welcome the UK’s decision to add the UAE to its list of countries where arriving travellers are exempt from quarantine. This is a positive development for the many people in the UAE who have been yearning to spend time with family and friends in the UK, and vice versa.
@HofmannAviation @wizzair announced its 38th base, Bari. “We have to state very clearly, that the volume has shifted. The domestic markets are recovering faster [than international ones]. So we reacted first in Italy and of course we look to other nations as well, CEO Jozsef Varadi told me.
Airlines Hope Increased Plane Sanitizing Will Attract Holiday Travelers
Airline holiday travel outlook: Plenty of deals and cheap fares: Analyst
American Airlines restarts flights to China
A Third of The World’s Air Routes Lost Due to Covid-19
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