Published on February 1st, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/02/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery: https://bit.ly/36GNVIn
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Asset Management: https://bit.ly/37D0rdO
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:
Cavok Air Antonov An‑12BK Delivers PPE consignment to Dublin: http://bit.ly/39zfOF6
Nordwind Airlines Boeing 777-300 Delivers PPE consignment to Dublin: https://bit.ly/3oxeDdn
Turkish Airlines increases Dublin capacity boosts frequency: http://bit.ly/3aiYP9d
EI-EPF Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40309 SMBC Aviation Capital Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Ostrava 29/01/21.
EI-FGC Boeing 737-8GJ c/n 34905 BBAM Aircraft Leasing Registered at Shannon 29/01/21 ex TC-CPR.
EI-GUH Airbus A320-232 c/n 4216 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Hyderabad-Cairo-Shannon 29/01/21 ex VT-IGK.
F-HTVR Boeing 737-86J c/n 37761 Transavia France Registered at Shannon 22/01/21 prior delivery ex VP-CMU.
Global Aviation News:
Air New Zealand backs Government’s biofuels mandate
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-new-zealand-backs-governments-biofuels-mandate/
Air Peace Takes delivery of the first E2 for the African Continent
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-peace-takes-delivery-of-the-first-e2-for-the-african-continent/
Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System, Providing the Highest Safety Standards for Air Travel in the Region
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/airports-authority-of-india-goes-live-with-aireon-system-providing-the-highest-safety-standards-for-air-travel-in-the-region-301217922.html
Airlines Urge WHO To End Quarantines For Vaccinated Travelers
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/martinrivers/2021/01/29/airlines-urge-who-to-end-quarantines-for-vaccinated-travelers/?sh=451704167400
Alaska And JetBlue: Two Coasts, Two Strategies, Different Outcomes
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4400161-alaska-and-jetblue-two-coasts-two-strategies-different-outcomes
American Airlines looks to 2021 as ‘year of recovery’
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/399857/american-airlines-looks-to-2021-as-year-of-recovery
Boeing 737 MAX: Growth Returns To The Skies
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4400852-boeing-737-max-growth-returns-to-skies
Boeing Underscores Commitment to India, Projects Growth for Aerospace & Defence Industry
Read more: http://www.boeing.co.in/news-and-media-room/news-releases/2021/january/boeing-underscores-commitment-to-india-projects-growth-for-aerospace-defence-industry.page
British Airways to trial mobile health passport
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/399919/british-airways-to-trial-mobile-health-passport
Emirates Airlines forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to expedite global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines through the emirate to developing countries
Read more: https://www.skycargo.com/media-centre/dubai-forms-vaccine-logistics-alliance-to-expedite-global-distribution-of-covid-19-vaccines-through-the-emirate-to-developing-countries/
State of the Travel Industry Event Maps Out Comeback for Hardest-Hit U.S. Industry
Read more: https://www.ustravel.org/press/state-travel-industry-event-maps-out-comeback-hardest-hit-us-industry
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Introduces Free Changes For Rest of 2021
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/aer-lingus-introduces-free-changes-for-rest-of-2021
Amazon facility developers must co-ordinate with Irish Air Corps
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/retail-and-services/amazon-facility-developers-must-co-ordinate-with-irish-air-corps-1.4471404
Cork Airport has a ‘bright future’ once the pandemic is over, says Minister Coveney
Read more: https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-40216325.html
Equivalent to The Gathering needed to entice tourists to Clare post COVID-19
Read more: https://www.clareecho.ie/equivalent-to-the-gathering-needed-to-entice-tourists-to-clare-post-covid-19/
KPMG Aviation Industry Leaders Report 2021: Route to Recovery
Read more: https://assets.kpmg/content/dam/kpmg/ie/pdf/2021/01/ie-aviation-industry-leaders-report-route-to-recovery.pdf
Ryanair-ITA challenge: Big airport slots at stake
Read more: https://eturbonews.com/2733725/ryanair-ita-challenge-big-airport-slots-at-stake/
Russian planemaker Irkut may buy back six CityJet Superjet SSJ 100 aircraft, four of which were wet-leased to Brussels Airlines
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/cityjet/russian-planemaker-irkut-may-buy-back-six-cityjet-superjet-ssj-100-aircraft-four-of-which-were-wet-leased-to-brussels-airlines/
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers seven Boeing 737-8 Max to Southwest Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-seven-boeing-737-8-max-to-southwest-airlines/
@ByERussell American has 19 787s due this year, all fully financed, plus 8 737-8s and 16 A321neos, says CFO Kerr. $AAL.
@ByERussell Hawaii shows that requiring a negative Covid test before a flight can reduce the spread of the virus, but doing so would not be without challenges for already beleaguered airlines.
@ByERussell In another vote of pandemic confidence for the #A220, JetBlue has added one more (for nine) delivery in 2022. It will now fly 17 A220s by end-2022.
@ByERussell “I think this is bread and butter Southwest growth. Why now? First, we have the aircraft and people to do it. And second, we’re going after new revenue pools,” says Southwest president Nealon on the 12 new cities added to its map during the pandemic. $LUV.
@ByERussell JetBlue claims to be “locked out” of London airports, even as Norwegian and Virgin Atlantic say publicly they have no immediate plans to resume long-haul service from Gatwick. h/t @crankyflier.
Airlines and travel agencies expect travel to pick back up in 2021
Around the World in 12-Days – The Layover Live Ep.9…with guest Kelly Lepley
China’s Comac Aims to Rival Boeing and Airbus in the World’s Biggest Market
Eoghan Corry & Tomas Ryan Ireland AM
Etihad CEO Tony Douglas On target for “complete turnaround” by 2023