Published on November 26th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 26/11/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Certificate Program Aircraft Mid-Term Lease Inspection

Certificate Program in Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 November

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 November

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 November

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 November

North American Newsletter 23 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:

LN-LNT Boeing 787-9 c/n 38774 Norwegian Ferried Oslo-Dublin 23/11/20 for paint into Neos colours prior transfer by AerCap ex G-CKLZ.

TF-ISJ Boeing 757-256 c/n 26249 Icelandair Ferried Kelowna International-Denver-Roswell 19/11/20 after storage ex EI-DUD.

2-XEME Embraer 190 c/n 19000187 Nordic Aviation Capital Air Test at Bydgoszcz 19/11/20 for AirLink.

9H-LOM Airbus A320-232 c/n 2984 Lauda Europe Registered at Vienna 05/11/20 ex OE-LOM.

9H-LMC Airbus A320-232 c/n 3603 Lauda Europe Registered at Vienna 05/11/20 ex OE-LMC.

Global Aviation News:

Air Transport Services Group: Soaring To New Heights
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British Airways’ big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys
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Delta to Introduce First Facial Recognition Option for Domestic Travelers
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Emirates Offers Expanded, Multi-Risk Travel Insurance Coverage

Ethiopian Cargo Launches Trans-Pacific Cargo Flight Services, Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage
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Freighter reactivations and delayed retirements buoy fleet in 2020
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Lufthansa again successful in the capital market
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Steps Forward for Testing to Reopen Borders Without Quarantine
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STLC and VEB-Leasing to be consolidated into Unified Leasing Company
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Irish Aviation News:

ASL grows fleet, begins own 737-800BCF conversions
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Coveney wants role for Air Corps in new search-and-rescue contract
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EirTrade Aviation Ireland Limited is celebrating its 10th Year
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Irish Air Corps ‘must be given role in search and rescue operations’
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ORIX Corporation: Portfolio Optimization And Capital Return To Support ROE Target
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Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of international air travel
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Ryanair mulls A320neo for Lauda Europe…at the right price
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Willie Walsh set to become director general IATA 
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3 Days, 3 Rapid Antigen Test, 3 Airports – Travelmedia Team 
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Tweet Picks:

@ByERussell Demand is shifting to smaller and medium-sized widebodies (250-300 seat aircraft) and away from large jets, like the A380 and 747, says ALC chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy at the Skift Aviation Forum. This shift began before the pandemic. 

@ByERussell “We believe once we get to the other side [of COVID] the roaring 20s of the 2020s” will begin, says Harvey. Now that is optimistic but speaks to the pent up demand airlines’ keep saying they see. 

@ByERussell Customers tell Delta that social distancing and cleanliness are the top concerns when they book flights, says chief customer experience officer Bill Lentsch.

@felix_loww .@Lufthansa Group Airlines will leave the premium airlines club and offer the same service as @Ryanair @wizzair @easyJet on shorthaul flights.  Buy on board will be introduced in March 2021. 

@FlyAirNZ Happy 100th birthday @Qantas! 2020’s been a turbulent ride, especially in aviation, but we know we’ll cross flight paths again sometime soon. Love, your cheeky cousin across the ditch.

Video Picks:

How to Reduce Risks If You Must Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Operation Covid Vaccine: Airlines & airports get ready to take vaccine across country

Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman of United Airlines

Southwest Airlines To Fly To SRQ and SAV

The Path Forward for Travel & Tourism | One Voice: To Recovery & Beyond


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