Published on January 8th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/01/2021
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 4 January: http://bit.ly/2X6Uobl
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 January: http://bit.ly/35pZ9RZ
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 January: http://bit.ly/3b8f6Qo
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 January: http://bit.ly/3pNieVF
North American Newsletter 4 January: http://bit.ly/3b6LDWJ
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts
Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 EI-DUZ Returns to Service: http://bit.ly/3oeChME
Air Canada Maintains Winter Connectivity on Dublin route: http://bit.ly/3hGTtI8
First Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) Airbus A321neo visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/3rNreMz
Turkish Airlines operates first Boeing 787 to Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/3o5SNy9
ER-SKY Airbus A319-131 c/n 2326 HiSky Delivered Ostrava-Chișinău 22/12/20 ex 2-SSFG.
OE-LMF Airbus A320-214 c/n 3475 AerCap Registered at Montpellier 22/12/20 ex VP-CXW.
LZ-GNH Airbus A321-231 c/n 1713 Genesis Air Lease Registered at Lourdes 20/12/20 ex CS-TJG.
TC-TJN Boeing 737-85P c/n 28535 Corendon Air Ferried Antalya-Shannon 27/12/20 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
FAA Announces Final Rule to Facilitate the Reintroduction of Civil Supersonic Flight
Read more: https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=25581
Government hits back at Qantas on July restart for overseas flights
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/government-hits-back-at-qantas-on-july-restart-for-overseas-flights
Qatar Airways and Oman Air Agree on Code-share Expansion as part of Strengthening Strategic Cooperation between the Two Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/qatar-airways-and-oman-air-agree-on-code-share-expansion-as-part-of-strengthening-strategic-cooperation-between-the-two-airlines/
Swissport Completes Financial Restructuring / Ownership Transfer To Group Of New Shareholders
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/swissport-completes-financial-restructuring-ownership-transfer-to-group-of-new-shareholders/
Talks with airlines to save routes to Malta, as Qatar Airways pulls the plug
Read more: https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/talks-with-airlines-to-save-routes-to-malta.840956
UAE’s Etihad and Emirates give glimpses into their post-pandemic plans
Read more: https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/uaes-etihad-and-emirates-give-glimpses-into-their-post-pandemic-plans-1.1609386996490
Vaccination alone not enough to ensure swift aviation sector recovery, THY CEO says
Vallair spearheads A321 passenger to freighter conversions in China
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vallair-spearheads-a321-passenger-to-freighter-conversions-in-china/
Volga-Dnepr Airlines brings its first An-124-100 back into the skies
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/volga-dnepr-airlines-brings-its-first-an-124-100-back-into-the-skies/
Irish Aviation News:
Boeing Donates €40,000+ to Dublin-Based Children’s Cancer Charity Aoibheann’s Pink Tie
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/boeing-donates-e40000-to-dublin-based-childrens-cancer-charity-aoibheanns-pink-tie/
Derry – Dublin 2021 air route ‘on the radar’ – CoDA managing director Steve Frazer
Read more: https://www.derryjournal.com/lifestyle/travel/derry-dublin-2021-air-route-radar-coda-managing-director-3086289
Drone start-up Manna becomes first to apply for EU operator’s licence
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/drone-start-up-manna-becomes-first-to-apply-for-eu-operator-s-licence-1.4452536
Inflight Dublin selected by Ethiopian Airlines as its IFE Content Service Provider
Read more: https://www.inflightdublin.com/inflight-dublin-selected-by-ethiopian-airlines-as-its-ife-content-service-provider/
Investec acquires 2 Boeing 737-800 aircraft
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/investec-acquires-2-boeing-737-800-aircraft/
New Irish Aviation Regulator Supports Drone Industry
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2021/01/07/new-aviation-regulator-supports-drone-industry
PIA to redeliver one ATR72-500 Aircraft to ABRIC Leasing
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/pia-to-redeliver-one-atr72-500-aircraft-to-abric-leasing/
The people of the North West deserve better connectivity’ – CoDA Managing Director Steve Frazer
Read more: https://www.derryjournal.com/lifestyle/travel/interview-people-north-west-deserve-better-connectivity-coda-managing-director-steve-frazer-3086231
Work Plan to Establish a Performance Plan Containing Revised Targets for Air Navigation Services for 2020-2024
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/work-plan-to-establish-a-performance-plan-containing-revised-targets-for-air-navigation-services-for-2020-2024.1008.html
@dominicgates Amazon bought 11 Boeing 767s from Delta and WestJet for its freighter fleet – owning aircraft directly for the first time Prior to COVID, the main barrier to growth of Amazon’s jet fleet was scarcity of available 767s for conversion to cargo use. Not now.
@qatarairways With the arrival of these new @BoeingAirplanes 777 freighters, we are injecting much needed capacity in the market helping support global supply chains at a critical time during the pandemic.
@raphaelcockx Azores Airlines launching Bermuda from Ponta Delgada. Which really begs the question whether this can be called a ‘transatlantic’ flight.
@R_Wall Amazon says it has bought 7 Boeing 767-300s from Delta and 4 from WestJet (now in cargo conversion) as Amazon Air expands. Westjet planes due to join Amazon Air network this year, Delta’s to join fleet in 2022 — fleet to be operated by third-party carriers.
@RunwayGirl Singapore Airlines has started trials on a new digital health verification process – the first to be based on @IATA’s Travel Pass framework. Customers can securely store and present COVID-19 test info, as well as vaccination status in the future.
JPMorgan bets big on post-pandemic travel boom with credit card rewards acquisition
MC-21-310 aircraft with Russian PD-14 engines successfully performed its maiden flight.
Niall Gibbons discusses Tourism Ireland plans for 2021
Niall Gibbons on restoring Ireland’s connectivity
Philippine Airlines’ Post-Pandemic Rehabilitation Plans