Published on January 29th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/01/2021
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
EI-GUB Boeing 737-490(F) c/n 28889 Poste Air Cargo Delivered Shannon-Rome Fiumicino 29/01/21 ex N889AU.
F-HTVR Boeing 737-86J c/n 37761 Transavia France Registered at Shannon 22/01/21 prior delivery ex VP-CMU.
N290NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 2191 Allegiant Air Delivered Dublin-Montréal-Trois-Rivières 25/01/21 ex EI-DEA.
Global Aviation News:
Eurocontrol and partners agree to prioritise critical vaccine flights
Read more: https://www.eurocontrol.int/news/playing-key-role-global-covid-19-vaccine-distribution
Flair Airlines Grows with Addition of 13 New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/flair-airlines-grows-with-addition-of-13-new-boeing-737-max-8-aircraft/
Flyr chooses planes and design
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/flyr-chooses-planes-and-design/
GoAir now India’s third-largest domestic operator
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/01/19/goair-is-now-indias-third-largest-domestic-operator/
How traveller habits will change in 2021
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295095/interview-how-traveler-habits-will-change-in-2021/
JetBlue files complaint over London slot access
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295091/jetblue-files-complaint-over-london-slot-access/
Norwegian to refocus on routes with proven profitability
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/norwegian-to-refocus-on-routes-with-proven-profitability/142147.article
Sun Country eyes travel upturn with network additions
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295093/sun-country-eyes-travel-upturn-with-network-additions/
The Right Jet for These Times
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/issues/2021/01/the-right-jet-for-these-times/
United Announces 2020 Financial Results: 2021 Will Focus On Transition To Recovery; Expects To Exceed 2019 Adjusted EBITDA Margin By 2023
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/united-announces-2020-financial-results-2021-will-focus-on-transition-to-recovery-expects-to-exceed-2019-adjusted-ebitda-margin-by-2023/
Irish Aviation News:
Norwegian Air Targets April Exit From Irish Insolvency Process
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-27/norwegian-air-targets-april-exit-from-irish-insolvency-process
Pandemic hasn’t affected Kerry/Dublin PSO route payments
Read more: https://www.radiokerry.ie/pandemic-hasnt-affected-kerry-dublin-pso-route-payments/
Paul Hosford: Cork cannot afford Ryanair’s brinkmanship
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/commentanalysis/arid-40209569.html
Qantas eyes direct flights to India for post-COVID growth Says CEO Alan Joyce
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/qantas-india-flights
RTE The Business Patrick Edmund from Altair Advisory on airports and travel
Ryanair interested in Alitalia slots in Milan and Rome
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0125/1191985-ryanair-interested-in-alitalia-slots-in-milan-and-rome/
Shannon Group determined to rebuild in aftermath of COVID-19
Read more: https://www.shannongroup.ie/news-media/latest-news/2020/shannon-group-determined-to-rebuild
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320neo to JetSMART Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-airbus-a320neo-to-jetsmart-airlines/
@ByERussell All that talk by airlines of a recovery “inflection point” later this year means they could regain some pricing power this summer.
@ByERussell Alaska plans to fly 80% of 2019 capacity by this summer, say executives. $ALK.
@ByERussell Alaska’s 10 A321neos are “going to stay in our fleet for the foreseeable future. But I think we’re open to the possibilities of what we can do for that,” says president Minicucci. These are not included in the plan to retire its last A320s by 2023. $ALK.
@ByERussell “For families that have missed two consecutive Spring Breaks with their kids, July airfares are not expected to be a deterrent,” says @baker_never_y.
@ByERussell Hawaiian Airlines could be back to 70-80% of 2019 capacity by this summer, via @munnikrishnan . $HA.
Pressure Over The Atlantic w/ Kerry McCauley
Raytheon CEO Greg Hayes : Air Traffic to Be Up 36% in 2021 Versus 2020
Republic Day 2021 Rafale fighter jets make debut
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby on 2021 demand: ‘We have real confidence in the long-term’
Wizz Air CEO Jozsef Varadi on Ticket Prices, Lockdowns, Abu Dhabi