Published on December 14th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/12/2020
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Leasing & Financing: https://bit.ly/3a0z6Uk
Certificate Program Aircraft Redelivery Management: https://bit.ly/37alFiZ
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 December: https://bit.ly/3gujREw
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 December: https://bit.ly/36S3AFY
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 December: https://bit.ly/2VOTi3b
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 December: https://bit.ly/3ovaIhv
North American Newsletter 7 December: https://bit.ly/37MiXPs
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus announces new Santorini route for Summer 2021: https://bit.ly/3qvPd1W
Ryanair grows its firm Boeing 737 MAX order book to 210 aircraft: https://bit.ly/36HRf7r
Ryanair Resumes Dublin-Santorini Route For Summer 2021: https://bit.ly/2VM9wdo
US DOT Filing Reveals planned Aer Lingus UK-US Flights: https://bit.ly/2KgXRRa
A7-ACR Airbus A330-202 c/n 251 Castlelake Ferried Abu Dhabi-Teruel 11/12/20 ex EI-GGP.
EI-GBI Boeing 737-8JP c/n 39434 Dubai Aerospace Ferried Budapest-Ostrava 12/12/20 ex LN-NIF.
G-LCAF Embraer 190 c/n 19000548 BA CityFlyer Registered 10/12/20 Delivered Warsaw-Norwich 11/12/20 ex EI-GTG.
LN-LNO Boeing 787-9 c/n 38779 Norwegian Ferried Copenhagen-Shannon 11/12/20 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines keen to restart flights from Tallinn
Read more: https://news.err.ee/1205629/airlines-keen-to-restart-flights-from-tallinn
Antonov rolls out its cargo big gun, the AN-225, to fill in for grounded 124s
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/antonov-rolls-out-its-cargo-big-gun-the-an-255-to-fill-in-for-grounded-124s/
European pilots call for recovery plan for aviation sector
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/1209/1183419-pilots-call-for-recovery-plan-for-aviation-sector/
Finnair has been granted credit support in excess of 100 million euros
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/finnair-has-been-granted-credit-support-in-excess-of-100-million-euros/
If situation with pandemic does not change, airBaltic might run out of money in September 2021
JetBlue Has Good Prospects For Post-Pandemic Growth Relative To Other Airlines
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4394242-jetblue-good-prospects-for-post-pandemic-growth-relative-to-airlines
LaudaMotion Executive Announces Name Change to SPARFELL Luftfahrt GmbH
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/laudamotion-executive-announces-name-change-tosparfell-luftfahrt-gmbh/
Lufthansa Cargo is Ready to Transport COVID-19 Vaccines Worldwide
Read more: https://www.aviationpros.com/airlines/press-release/21165951/lufthansa-cargo-lufthansa-cargo-is-ready-to-transport-covid19-vaccines-worldwide
Return Of The Max: Boeing 737 Takes Off On First Commercial Flight in 20 Months
Read more: https://www.npr.org/2020/12/09/944669109/return-of-the-max-boeing-737-takes-off-on-first-commercial-flight-in-20-months
State aid: Commission approves €106.7 million restructuring aid and €30.2 compensation for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak in favour of French airline Corsair
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/state-aid-commission-approves-eu106-7-million-restructuring-aid-and-eu30-2-compensation-for-damages-suffered-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak-in-favour-of-french-airline-corsair/
Tourists may present a negative antigen test to enter the Canary Islands
Read more: https://www.travelmedia.ie/press-releases/tourists-may-present-a-negative-antigen-test-to-enter-the-canary-islands/
TUI, Condor and SunClass Airlines now live on CargoAi
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/tui-condor-and-sunclass-airlines-now-live-on-cargoai/
Virgin Australia’s future is more JetBlue than Jetstar
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/virgin-australia-future-jetblue-not-jetstar
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus moving transatlantic flights to UK is more than a warning shot
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-moving-transatlantic-flights-to-uk-is-more-than-a-warning-shot-1.4434454
ASL Airlines takes delivery of first Boeing 737-800BCF in France
Read more: https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/freighter-operator/asl-airlines-takes-delivery-of-first-b737-800bcf/
ITT Future You creates partnership with Irish Aviation Students Association
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/articles/395327/itt-future-you-creates-partnership-with-irish-aviation-students-association
Michael O’Leary says Ryanair will be “the European low-cost carrier” after Covid
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/395356/michael-oleary-says-ryanair-will-be-the-european-low-cost-carrier-after-covid
Ryanair Boeing 737-8 200 Gamechanger Presentation
Read more: https://investor.ryanair.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Dec-3-2020-Ryanair-Presentation.pdf
SMBC Aero Engine Lease Closed Sale & Leaseback With Cebu Pacific Air For Eight CFM56-5B4 Engines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aero-engine-lease-closed-sale-leaseback-with-cebu-pacific-air-for-eight-cfm56-5b4-engines/
@aaiagtairport The much awaited calibration of ILS (Localizer & GP) & PAPI of RWY 18/36 which are a very important components of instrument landing system required for safe landing of aircraft in low visibility was successfully carried out at Agartala Airport by FIU(Flt Inspection unit) of AAI.
@AirbusInTheUS Hello blue skies! There goes @JetBlue ‘s first A220-300 on its inaugural test flight under the Alabama sun. JetBlue will operate the #A220 + #A320 Family a winning and complementary combination offering increased network flexibility and seamless #paxex.
@AirbusInTheUS Holidays are about Family – so we’ve delivered our 200th #A320Family member produced in #Mobile, Alabama to @AmericanAir! The #A321neo joins one of the youngest fleets in the region, building on the airline’s focus on fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft.
@Airport_FRA For the first time since April 2013, a flying kangaroo has been sighted at Frankfurt Airport. @Qantas returned to FRA to conduct a repatriation flight – operating the first ever nonstop service between Frankfurt and Australia. That´s what we call a comeback! #frankfurtairport.
@AvWeekScho AirAsia’s Fernandes says airline is still in discussions with Tatas re. future of their Indian joint venture. AirAsia needs to decide whether to put more money into SE Asia (“our sweet-spot”) or India. There will be more announcements on this “one way or the other” #CAPAlive.
Air Canada received $492 million in federal support
Boeing, the maker of the 737 Max, holds a news conference
Flying will be ‘irresistible’ says new Virgin Australia CEO who predicts
Kenya Airways unveils a pharmaceutical facility for cargo
Largest Global Vaccine Buyer UNICEF Begs Airlines for Covid-19 Priority