Published on December 18th, 2020 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/12/2020
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 14 December: https://bit.ly/3a7V5sq
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 December: https://bit.ly/2LvQ2rz
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 December: https://bit.ly/3mpW75T
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 December: https://bit.ly/3gOw47c
North America Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 December: https://bit.ly/3mijiyA
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
EI-DAI Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33547 GECAS Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Astana-Shanghai 05-13/12/20 for cargo conversion.
N202AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 1308 Aircastle Registered at Goodyear 14/12/20 ex XA-ALM.
N230AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 3667 Aircastle Registered at Goodyear 14/12/20 ex XA-ZIH.
N395AN Boeing 767-323(F) c/n 29432 Cargo Aircraft Management Delivered Tel Aviv-Shannon-Cincinnati 14-15/12/20 to become N499AZ.
N639AC Airbus A320-214 c/n 1162 Aircastle Registered at Goodyear 14/12/20 ex XA-INJ.
Global Aviation News:
Emirates Reveals New Premium Economy Seats And Plans
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericrosen/2020/12/08/emirates-reveals-new-premium-economy-seats-and-plans/?sh=4000457512e0
Etihad inaugurates 2020 ecoDemonstrator aircraft into service
Read more: https://www.arabianaerospace.aero/etihad-inaugurates-2020-ecodemonstrator-aircraft-into-service.html
Falling plane values, e-commerce rise fuels boom in converting passenger planes to freighters
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines-freight-idUSKBN28O02U
Fight For Flight: The Story Of Tata Group In The Airline Industry
Read more: https://swarajyamag.com/infrastructure/fight-for-flight-the-story-of-tata-group-in-the-airline-industry
Fitch Expects Gradual Recovery For Indian Aviation With Risk Of Higher Competition
Read more: http://www.businessworld.in/article/Fitch-expects-gradual-recovery-for-Indian-aviation-with-risk-of-higher-competition/10-12-2020-352008/
Flying will be ‘irresistible,’ says new Virgin Australia CEO who predicts a summer travel surge
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/10/virgin-australia-ceo-jayne-hrdlicka-flying-will-be-irresistible.html
IAG, Iberia boards to review Air Europa buy this week, report says
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/aireuropa-m-a-iag/iag-iberia-boards-to-review-aireuropa-buy-this-week-report-says-idUSKBN28P1BB
‘I’m a top-line man,’ says Fernandes as AirAsia sees air travel returning strongly
Read more: https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/im-topline-man-says-fernandes-airasia-sees-air-travel-returning-strongly
SKY express’ A320neos to transform company from 2021
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/12/15/sky-express-a320neos-to-transform-company-from-2021/
Transat’s Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Arrangement with Air Canada
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/transats-shareholders-overwhelmingly-approve-the-arrangement-with-air-canada/
Windrose jets into Belgrade from Kyiv, filling important void
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2020/12/15/windrose-jets-into-belgrade-from-kyiv-filling-important-void/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing Terms for Debt Tender Offers
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aercap-holdings-n-v-announces-pricing-terms-for-debt-tender-offers/
Green Rebel Marine To Expand With €1.5m Investment In DA42 Survey Aircraft based at Cork Airport
Read more: https://www.corkairport.com/news/detail/2020/12/15/green-rebel-marine-to-expand-with-1.5m-investment-in-survey-aircraft
Fitch Affirms ORIX at ‘A-‘ with Negative Outlook
Read more: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/non-bank-financial-institutions/fitch-affirms-orix-at-a-with-negative-outlook-15-12-2020
Irish airport passenger numbers slump 87.5% in Q3 – CSO
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/1215/1184550-cso-aviation-figures/
“I’m 43 years in the business and sometimes I hold up a mirror and think have I learned anything?” – Plane Consult CEO Conor McCarthy
Read more: https://thecurrency.news/articles/31662/im-43-years-in-the-business-and-sometimes-i-hold-up-a-mirror-and-think-for-fcks-sake-have-i-learned-anything/
Ryanair Thinks easyJet And Wizz Could Merge To Make A New Airline Group
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/ryanair-easyjet-wizz-merger/
S.I. No. 582/2020 – Statistics (Aircraft Transaction Register Survey) Order 2020
Read more: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2020/si/582/made/en/print
The future of flying – with DAA chief executive Dalton Philips
@AAI_Official #AAI’s Darbhanga @aaidarairport touched 30K mark in terms of passenger traffic through 170 flights in Nov’20. Being a newly operationalized airport under RCS- UDAN, the progress made in a month is noteworthy, all thanks to cooperation of passengers & airport staff.#IndiaFliesHigh.
@AvWeekScho Korean Air takes an early step in integrating with Asiana (in advance of merger) by starting inter-airline through check-in (IATCI) between them from Dec. 15. Korean Air says it will take more steps as they look to integrate. Still some regulatory hurdles to overcome, though.
@ByERussell Aeromexico joins the list of airlines resuming #737MAX revenue flights in December, plans 21 Dec. first flights. @WandrMe.
@dominicgates Boeing has expanded the scope of its review of 787 production after finding more instances of a quality defect initially thought confined to the aft fuselage plant in S.C. It’s prompted inspections at other 787 fuselage plants in the U.S., Italy and Japan.
@LuxuryTravelled According to their latest travel trade email, Virgin Atlantic have decided to withdraw their Manchester to Mumbai & Delhi services due to start in January. They ‘remain committed’ to the recently launched Barbados, further Caribbean routes and the US ‘in the coming weeks’.
American Airlines asking Roswell to waive aircraft parking fees
Boom in passenger plane to freighter conversions
Dubai Airports CEO: Optimistic for Travel Recovery
FREE COVID-19 Testing at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) V Dublin Airport
ICBE Aviation Skillnet – Future Thinking and Adaptability