Published on February 4th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 04/02/2021

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Asset Management:

Certificate Program Aircraft Risk Management:

Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management:

Certificate Program Re-delivery Management

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 February

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 February

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 1 February

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 1 February

North American Newsletter 1 February

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Cavok Air Antonov An‑12BK Delivers PPE consignment to Dublin

Nordwind Airlines Boeing 777-300 Delivers PPE consignment to Dublin

Turkish Airlines increases Dublin capacity boosts frequency

31st Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400 Delivered through Dublin Airport

Aircraft Update:

C-GKYL DHC8-402 c/n 4618 Ethiopian Airlines Ferried Toronto Downsview-Goose Bay-Keflavik-Dublin-Rome Fiumicino-Cairo-Addis Ababa 29-01-01/02/20 to become ET-AXZ.

D-ABUL Boeing 767-31B c/n 26259 Condor Ferried Dusseldorf-Bangor-Mojave 29-30/01/30 ex EI-CRD returned to lessor.

EI-GUH Airbus A320-232 c/n 4216 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Cleveland-Bangor 02/02/21 ex VT-IGK.

Global Aviation News:

Cargojet Announces Closing of C$350 Million Bought Deal Equity Offering
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India’s largest airline expects to reach pre-Covid international capacity by end-2021, CEO says
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Statement from JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes on Confirmation of Pete Buttigieg for Secretary of Transportation
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Thomas Cook Balearics calls it quits and will dissolve
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UK Civil Aviation Authority clears Boeing 737 MAX for return to service
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When a Codeshare Becomes a ‘Pseudo-Merger’
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Why Wizz Air Will Be A Structural Winner From The Coronavirus Pandemic
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65% of Greater Bay Airlines’ applied-for routes served this year
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Irish Aviation News:

ALG support GECAS with its migration onto the Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS)
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Amazon in talks over key facility at Shannon Airport
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Children’s Minister objects to plans for extended hours at Dublin Airport’s new runway
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Cork Airport not planning airline charge increase despite Ryanair claim
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Dublin Airport hardest hit in Europe by Covid pandemic
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IDA chief warns of investment hit if Dublin runway restrictions not lifted
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Ryanair Holdings plc 2021 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Presentation
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Sirius Aviation Capital acquires five aircraft from BOC Aviation
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Squawk 7000 – Tony Regan COO of Air Astana shares his story on running an airline in Central Asia

Tweet Picks:

@JohnLStrickland #easyJet strikes cautiously optimistic tone for summer with evidence of pent up demand but only flying around 10% of normal capacity in current Q2 #airlines.

@JohnLStrickland As you’d expect, #Ryanair is not wasting the covid crisis.  Expects 50-70% of normal summer traffic subject to vaccine progress & eased lockdowns. Extended growth deal with @STN_Airport ’til 2028.  Expects 24 x @BoeingAirplanes  #737MAX in fleet for summer peak.

@JohnLStrickland #IAG confirms revised terms on #Iberia acquisition of #AirEuropa with price to be halved to €0.5bn and payment deferred 6 years.  Subject to negotiation with Spanish Govt on non financial aspects of loans provided to the #airline & also on EU approval Expect to complete late ‘21.

@JohnLStrickland #Wizzair still optimistic for uptick in traffic over coming months.  Opened 14 bases over last year, commenced Abu Dhabi operations this month @adecae @AUH   Sitting on strong liquidity #airlines #airports.

@SeanM1997 JetBlue are still pursuing its London flights from Boston and New York JFK in 3Q21. The airline is speaking to an undisclosed carrier who are not currently using London slots. JetBlue also considering a Fort Lauderdale – London route on A321XLR aircraft.

Video Picks:

Aviation StraightTalk Live with Qantas CEO Alan Joyce

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes: We’ve seen domestic shift after CDC testing requirements

Ryanair CEO Sees Very Strong Recovery Into 2022, 2023

Summer travel looking ‘remarkedly optimistic’ – Michael O’Leary

Uganda airlines acquires second Airbus A330-900


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