Published on January 27th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/01/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Market Insights: Amazon activity places the spotlight on freighter conversion opportunities: http://bit.ly/393Bed5
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 25 January: http://bit.ly/2YaGvJt
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 25 January: http://bit.ly/3iI5nC2
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 25 January: http://bit.ly/39XNB9Q
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25 January: http://bit.ly/39ZHnX7
North American Newsletter 25 January: http://bit.ly/3sRWt9E
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
ASL Airlines (Ireland) adds EI-DAC Boeing 737-800(BCF) to fleet: http://bit.ly/2Y6aZfM
ASL Airlines (Ireland) adds EI-DAD Boeing 737-800(BCF) to fleet: http://bit.ly/2LXA2iA
N4304 Airbus A320-214 c/n 4304 AerCap Registered at Goodyear 29/12/20 ex XA-ING.
OE-IDQ Airbus A321-211 c/n 6979 Vietravel Airlines Delivered Shannon-Trabzon-Nagpur-Tan Son Nhat International 20-21/01/21.
OE-IFE Boeing 737-3S1(F) Airwork Ireland Registered 21/01/21 at Bucharest to operated for Olympus Airways.
OE-ILW Airbus A320-232 c/n 5367 GY Aviation Lease Registered at Montpellier 13/01/21 ex ZS-SZA.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/alaska-airlines-takes-delivery-of-its-first-boeing-737-9-max-aircraft/
Embraer debuts finance transaction with AFIC insurance solution
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/embraer-debuts-finance-transaction-with-afic-insurance-solution/
Frontier Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to Power 134 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/frontier-airlines-selects-pratt-whitney-gtf-engines-to-power-134-airbus-a320neo-family-aircraft/
Qatar Airways Expands Africa Network with Increase of Cape Town, Casablanca, Durban, Johannesburg, Maputo and Tunis Frequencies
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/qatar-airways-expands-africa-network-with-increase-of-cape-town-casablanca-durban-johannesburg-maputo-and-tunis-frequencies/
Sarajevo aims for two based aircraft; what routes most likely?
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/01/25/sarajevo-aims-for-two-based-aircraft-what-routes-most-likely/
The real risk is not understanding the facts around the MAX
Read more: https://blog.westjet.com/the-real-risk-is-not-understanding-the-facts-around-the-max/
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi takes off; multiple big gaps exist in current schedule
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/01/18/wizz-air-abu-dhabi-takes-off-multiple-big-gaps-exist-in-current-schedule/
75-year-old Alitalia Brand Must Go in Airline’s Revamp
Read more: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/alitalia-brand-must-go-in-revamp/
Irish Aviation News:
Challenge and Response Pilot Wellbeing Episode 3: Resilience with Andy O’Shea FRAeS and Margie Burns
Cityjet CEO Pat Byrne Hopes Covid 19 Vaccination Won’t Be Determining Factor In Travel
Read more: https://redextra.ie/post/cityjet-ceo-hopeful-vaccine-wont-be-determining-factor-in-allowing-travel/
Collison brothers lend backing to drone start-up Manna Aero
Read more: https://www.businesspost.ie/companies/collison-brothers-lend-backing-to-drone-start-up-manna-aero-a480eb75
Irish Travel Agents Association Urges Government to Aid Travel Agents in Post-COVID Recovery
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/irish-travel-agents-association-urges-government-to-aid-travel-agents-in-post-covid-recovery/
JetsGo Holidays Announces Belfast City to Palma Package Holidays for Summer 2021
Read more: https://www.belfastcityairport.com/news/jetsgo-holidays-belfast-city-to-palma-summer2021
Kerry Airport installs state-of-the art scanner
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/kerry-airport-installs-state-of-the-art-scanner
Moody’s assigns provisional ratings to Castlelake Aircraft Structured Trust 2021-1
Read more: https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-assigns-provisional-ratings-to-Castlelake-Aircraft-Structured-Trust-2021–PR_439021
Shannon Group Chairman Appointment “Critical” For Airport Future
Read more: http://www.clare.fm/news/shannon-group-chairman-appointment-critical-airport-future/
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A321 aircraft to Delta Air Lines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-airbus-a321-aircraft-to-delta-air-lines/
@equatoraircraft Exciting start to the new year! The Thor Air Racing aircraft we will use for the Air Race E conversion was finally approved for flight, and we made small video of the flight. Rein Inge Hoff got his first taste and training run in the plane on a very cold but nice January 4.
@jonostrower NEWS: Airbus updates production rate plans for 2021: A320 Family will now lead to a gradual increase in production from the current rate of 40 per month to 43 in Q3 and 45 in Q4 2021, holding off on plans for 47 by July. A330 and A350 will hold at 2 and 5, respectively.
@jonostrower The airline that took delivery of more aircraft than any other in 2020 will tell you a lot about who’s steering the future of flying.
@lesliejosephs United CEO Scott “hope is not a strategy” Kirby says it doesn’t seem that travel demand will bounce back in the near term but says he thinks UA will be first to breakeven. Won’t forecast a time. Delta last week said it would be at breakeven by spring. $UAL $DAL.
@newsmulg KPMG has been appointed as the contractor to help develop the new Northern Ireland Aerospace Customer Diversification Programme.
All Nippon TV Helicopter’s H160 completes first flight – Unravel Travel TV
Aviation StraightTalk Live with Lufthansa CEO, Carsten Spohr
First test of the the Cassutt LN-EAP
Frontier Airlines + Pratt & Whitney signs a major deal for ultra-efficient GTF engines to power 134 A320neo family
IATA Travel Pass Briefing