Published on November 19th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/11/2020
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
N529AC Boeing 737-8AS c/n 29925 Aircastle Registered 13/11/20 at Jinan Airport during cargo conversion ex OM-GTE.
LN-LNX Boeing 787-9 c/n 38756 Norwegian Ferried Oslo-Dublin 13/11/20 for painting into Neos colours.
SE-RPB Boeing 737-8JP c/n 39021 Transavia France being painted at Dublin 11/11/20.
SE-RRX Boeing 737-8JP c/n 39019 Transavia France being painted at Dublin 11/11/20.
9H-KIA Boeing 767-35H c/n 26389 Luke Air Ferried Rome–Fiumicino-Malta-Miami 13/11/20 in Blue Panorama colours ex EI-DBP.
Global Aviation News:
JetBlue still on track for London 2021 routes
Read more: https://www.eturbonews.com/1670860/jetblue-still-on-track-for-london-2021-routes/
Nine carriers apply for Ljubljana subsidies
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/11/nine-carrier-apply-for-ljubljana.html
Point to point airline travel in vogue; hubs will regain strength
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/point-to-point-airline-travel-in-vogue-hubs-will-regain-strength-543159
State to recapitalise Croatia Airlines with €46 million
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2020/11/state-to-recapitalise-croatia-airlines.html
The man who made flying affordable to millions of Indians
Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-54927691
The Enthusiast’s Perspective: A Look At The Industry
Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/interview/the-enthusiasts-perspective-a-look-at-the-industry/
The Indian Airline on a $10 Billion Pandemic Shopping Spree
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/businessweek/indigo-sees-opportunity-to-grow-as-covid-crushes-airlines
Virgin Atlantic a ‘willing partner’ if Flybe is revived
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/294708/virgin-atlantic-a-willing-partner-if-flybe-is-revived/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus poised to award regional contract to 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
Engine Lease Finance’s Joe O’Brien to retireRead more: https://www.aviationnews-online.com/people/engine-lease-finances-joe-obrien-to-retire/
O’Leary to DAA: ‘Cut fees if you want our planes to come back’
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/oleary-to-daa-cut-fees-if-you-want-our-planes-to-come-back-39745153.html
Qantas set to break even, emerge from pandemic stronger says CEO Alan Joyce
Read more: https://www.ft.com/content/2c224177-07d6-470a-a9ad-acb2d094059a
Ryanair Announces Additional Domestic Flights This December, Flying Thousands Of UK Students Ho-Ho-Home For Christmas
Read more: https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/ryanair-announces-additional-domestic-flights-this-december-flying-thousands-of-uk-students-ho-ho-home-for-christmas/
Stobart Group still plans airline exit despite Aer Lingus franchise setback
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/stobart-group-still-plans-airline-exit-despite-aer-lingus-franchise-setback/141139.article
@AvWeekScho Korean says the main reason behind the deal is to stabilize the Korean aviation industry. Korean also notes the deal will make it one of the world’s top 10 airlines and help it compete better with the “global mega airlines.” And it will enhance Incheon’s status as a major Asian hub.
@AvWeekScho significant step for Indian airlines as domestic capacity cap is raised to 70% of pre-COVID levels (up from 60%).
@ByERussell If Southwest Airlines is successful with its opportunistic growth, “it would be a prime example how some U.S. companies, taking advantage of the carnage around them, can come out of crises stronger.” via @alyrose.
@lufthansaNews Pilot project started: Lufthansa flights #LH2058 Airplane and #LH2059 with 100% negative tested passengers have been successfully completed this morning in cooperation with @MUC_Airport , @HamburgAirport and @Centogene, #WeCare.
@R_Wall Why Southwest Airlines is invading rivals’ turf during the pandemic. “It sounds risky to go open a bunch of new cities, but the alternative is worse.” @alyrose.
Emirates President Tim Clark on Return to Profitability
Miami International Airport Welcomes Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines has landed at the Palm Springs International Airport
Travel bubble is a ‘baby-step’ for global tourism recovery: Airport lounge CEO
United Airlines Kicks Off 1st ‘COVID-Free’ Flight From NY To London