Published on January 15th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/01/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Asset Management: https://bit.ly/37D0rdO
Certificate Program Engine Lease Management: https://bit.ly/3mD4aMK
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 January: http://bit.ly/3nwqpEw
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 January: http://bit.ly/2Xxips6
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 January: http://bit.ly/39k7ibz
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 January: http://bit.ly/3brQySo
North American Newsletter 11 January: http://bit.ly/2LJAd0M
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRE Delivered: http://bit.ly/3byXtJN
European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) signs member sharing agreement with Irish Business and General Aviation Association: http://bit.ly/35qUU8B
First ATR72-600F Aircraft Delivered to FedEx Express operated by ASL Airlines Ireland: http://bit.ly/2XqPgiw
TAP’s Airbus A321neo RetroJet visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/3q0zZB5
EI-DUO Airbus A330-202 c/n 841 Aer Lingus Ferried Shannon-Nimes 08/01/21 for onward storage.
EI-CPE Airbus A321-211 c/n 926 Aer Lingus Ferried Dublin-Nimes 08/01/21 for onward storage.
EI-GHJ Embraer 190 c/n 19000202 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Dublin-Bydgoszcz 08/01/20.
EI-HBA Candair CRJ1000 c/n 19020 Hibernian Airlines Ferried Valencia-Castellón 18/12/20 for onward storage.
Global Aviation News:
Allegiant and Sun Country: pandemic widens pool of used aircraft
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/allegiant-and-sun-country-pandemic-widens-pool-of-used-aircraft-547728
All-women Indian pilot crew make history by completing country’s longest commercial flight
Read more: https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/all-women-pilot-make-history-india-intl-hnk-scli/index.html
Atlas Air Worldwide Orders Four New Boeing 747-8 Freighters
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/atlas-air-worldwide-orders-four-new-boeing-747-8-freighters/
Chasing pandemic revenue, low-cost airlines expand in major cities
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Chasing-pandemic-revenue-low-cost-airlines-expand-in-major-cities
DHL Express continues to strengthen its global aviation network with the purchase of eight additional Boeing 777 Freighters
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/dhl-express-continues-to-strengthen-its-global-aviation-network-with-the-purchase-of-eight-additional-boeing-777-freighters/
Fitch Rates Wizz Air’s Proposed Notes ‘BBB-(EXP)’
Read more: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/corporate-finance/fitch-rates-wizz-air-proposed-notes-bbb-exp-11-01-2021
FlyBig bets on govt’s Regional Connectivity Scheme to emerge stronger from Covid
Read more: https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/flybig-bets-on-govt-s-regional-connectivity-scheme-to-emerge-stronger-from-covid-11610384156051.html
It could be advantage time for UAE’s budget airlines in any return to Doha
Read more: https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/it-could-be-advantage-time-for-uaes-budget-airlines-in-any-return-to-doha-1.1610423177457
JetBlue and American Airlines Advance Strategic Alliance Following Regulatory Review
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/jetblue-and-american-airlines-advance-strategic-alliance-following-regulatory-review/
Lufthansa Faces Huge Problems In Planned Transformation
Read more: https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/lufthansa-faces-huge-problems-planned-transformation
Norwegian Gives Up Long-Haul Flying in Plan to Exit Insolvency
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-14/norwegian-gives-up-long-haul-flying-in-plan-to-exit-insolvency
Qatar Airways Earns Highest Diamond Standard Status In The Global APEX Health Safety Powered By SimpliFlying COVID-19 Audit
Read more: https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releases/2021/January/APEX-Health-Safety.html
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus extends flexible booking policy until end of summer so customers can Book with Confidence
Read more: https://mediacentre.aerlingus.com/news/12012021/aer-lingus-extends-flexible-booking-policy-until-end-of-summer-so-customers-can-book-with-confidence
Belfast International Airport launches Covid testing facility with RANDOX
Read more: https://www.belfastairport.com/blog-news/2021/january/airport-launches-covid-testing-facility-with-randox
Drone users asked to register on new EU system as new rules come into effect
Manna Applies to Irish Aviation Authority for EU Drone Operator Certificate
Read more: https://www.ucd.ie/innovation/news-and-events/latest-news/manna-iaa-luc-application/name,531922,en.html
Minister Ryan announces appointment of interim Chair of the Board of the Irish Aviation Authority
Read more: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/4459c-minister-ryan-announces-appointment-of-interim-chair-of-the-board-of-the-irish-aviation-authority/
NI airport passengers down by almost 90% in November
Read more: https://www.irishnews.com/business/2021/01/12/news/ni-airport-passengers-down-by-almost-90-in-november-2183675/
Report from the IAA Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP) on action taken in response to the traffic downturn in 2020 and 2021
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/report-from-the-iaa-air-navigation-services-provider-ansp-on-action-taken-in-response-to-the-traffic-downturn-in-2020-and-2021.1013.html
@irishairspec Sales of the #IrishAirSpectacular book and calendar have raised €23,000 for @SVP_Ireland to date!. Huge thanks to everyone who bought a book and supported this wonderful cause.
@theaeronetwork Azores Airlines to launch Ponta Delgada – Bermuda route on seasonal basis in 2021. From 06JUN21 to 26SEP21, A321neo operates once weekly.
@TierneyOisin Volotea have ceased the operation of their final nine Boeing 717s. The airline took their initial delivery in Dec. 2011, and operated a total of nineteen. The type will be replaced by Airbus A319s.
@TripAdvisor Optimistic for the return of travel, travellers are busy rescheduling 2020 plans. In the Tripadvisor forums, Paris leads the way (so far) as the first destination travellers want to visit when they are able to again.
@ThisIsDynamo Our portfolio company @MannaAero’s drone delivery service has been a boon to small & locally owned businesses. Founder Bobby Healy says there is an opportunity here that is starting to manifest itself for small local vendors in suburban areas.
Athens airport traffic 2019
Ryanair says Dublin airport charges are too high
Ryanair hopes to restore second aircraft to Shannon
Southwest Airlines celebrating 15 years at DIA
Stephen Kavanagh Costs will determine where airlines put capacity