Published on December 22nd, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 22/12/2020

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Certificate Program in Aircraft Leasing & Financing

Certificate Program Aircraft Redelivery Management

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 December

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 December

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 December

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 December

North America Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 December

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus announces new Santorini route for Summer 2021

Ryanair grows its firm Boeing 737 MAX order book to 210 aircraft

Ryanair Resumes Dublin-Santorini Route For Summer 2021

US DOT Filing Reveals planned Aer Lingus UK-US Flights

Aircraft Update:

EI-GBI Boeing 737-8JP c/n 39434 Corendon Airlines Europe Painted at Ostrava 18/12/20 to become 9H-.

LN-LNR Boeing 787-9 c/n 38784 Norwegian Ferried SVG-Shannon 16/12/20 on return to lessor.

N348AN Boeing 767-323(F) c/n 33087 Jetran Ferried Mexico City-Shannon 20/12/20 after freighter conversion.

OE-ILG Airbus A320-214 c/n 3021 Air Lease Corporation Ferried  San Bernardino-Bangor-Keflavik-Ostrava 17-19/12/20 ex XA-MYR.

Global Aviation News:

airBaltic Says Goodbye to Final Boeing 737
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China Airlines Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777 Freighter
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Emirates to deploy its iconic A380 to Sao Paulo in January 2021
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IFALPA/IATA Joint Statement on Fatigue Management
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JetBlue Flies South to Four All-New Destinations in Latest Strategic Route Expansion Stretching Across the U.S. and Latin America
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Lufthansa Cargo widens portfolio for worldwide transport of COVID-19 vaccines
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Seoul, Abu Dhabi and Pittsburgh among BA route cuts
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The Hope Consortium flies Covid-19 vaccine doses into Abu Dhabi
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ZeroAvia Secures Additional $21.4 Million in Venture and $16.3 Million in Grant Funding to Accelerate its Hydrogen-Electric Powertrain Solutions for Zero-Emission Airplanes
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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Visa Signature Card From Chase 2020 Review
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Air cargo bridge must be developed at Shannon
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ARI launches 30 Year Old New American Oak Cask single malt as global exclusive
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EBAA signs member sharing agreement with Irish association
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Fitch Downgrades Voyager Aviation Holdings to ‘CCC’; Rating Watch Removed
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O’Leary charity sells €22m worth of Ryanair shares
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Restarting international tourism to Ireland in 2021
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Shannon Again Mooted As Home For Potential Cargo Hub
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Tourism Ireland predicts rise in international travel from April
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Tweet Picks:

@AirlineFlyer The on-again, off-again death of @interjet  appears to be on-again. While its website and social channels say nothing, @IATA  has suspended ticket sales and @El_Universal_Mx reports that all flights through end of year are cancelled.

@SeanM1997 British Airways to combine its London Heathrow – Sao Paulo and London Heathrow – Buenos Aires routes to be one flight from 28 March 2021. Buenos Aires will no longer be served non-stop from London Heathrow. Thanks to @cmcgoldrick7 for heads up.

@SeanM1997 Vistara have put on sale its Summer 2021 schedule, including 4x weekly flights between Delhi and London Heathrow. The route will compete with Air India, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic – each of which operate 2x daily flights.

@Transport_EU We welcome the @eurocontrol report providing clarity on the important fuel & CO2 reduction potential of ATM from 8.6 to 11.2%. This can be achieved via more efficient flight trajectories, and the proposed reform of the #SingleEuropeanSky will be crucial to realizing this saving.

@WandrMe Some optimism from @Embraer in the way air travel will shift as a result of the pandemic. Strong outlook (400+ jets/year) in the <150 seat markets, 75% of which are replacements of older frames.

Video Picks:

A Tribute to Hi Fly A380 9H-MIP

Biden Taps Former Rival Pete Buttigieg for Transportation Secretary

Boeing CEO David Calhoun talks balance sheet, 737 Max sales, return to travel and China Mad Money

Boeing Chinook Assembly

Delivering the only purpose-built regional freighter to FedEx: The ATR 72-600F


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