Published on February 5th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/02/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Re-delivery Management: https://bit.ly/37alFiZ
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 February: http://bit.ly/36xdY5B
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 1 February: http://bit.ly/3pD8y0h
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 1 February: http://bit.ly/3j897wO
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 1 February: http://bit.ly/2MoMxnF
North American Newsletter 1 February: http://bit.ly/3oAJWnD
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
31st Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400 Delivered through Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/3tbJS1a
EI-GVH Airbus A330-243 c/n 456 I-Fly Registered at Dusseldorf 25/01/21 prior delivery ex OE-ILX.
EI-GVI Airbus A320-232 c/n 4174 JLPS Leasing Registered at Budapest 27/01/21 ex HA-LPZ.
G-KKEV DHC8-402 c/n 4201 HEH Aviation Ferried Niederrhein-Maastricht 30/01/20 prior delivery to Conair for Air Tanker conversion.
TC-JZU Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40316 Sun Express Delivered Shannon-Istanbul 08/12/20 in AnadoluJet colours ex EI-EVZ.
Global Aviation News:
Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/02/02/air-europa-competes-directly-with-iberia-on-80-of-routes-from-madrid/
Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Two New Boeing 737-8 Aircraft to Sunwing Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/air-lease-corporation-announces-delivery-of-two-new-boeing-737-8-aircraft-to-sunwing-airlines/
EasyJet anticipates release of pent up travel demand; sees significant capacity hole at primary airports due to legacy carrier scale back
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/easyjet-anticipates-release-of-pent-up-travel-demand-sees-significant-capacity-hole-at-primary-airports-due-to-legacy-carrier-scale-back/
Greater Bay Airlines CEO reiterates independence from Donghai Airlines
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/greater-bay-airlines-ceo-reiterates-independence-from-donghai-airlines/
IATA: Load factor in Latin America stands ‘relatively strong’ with 74% load
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/iata-load-factor-in-latin-america-stands-relatively-strong-with-74-load/
Kenya Airways and Avianor are making aerospace history with a first time ever cabin cargo repurposing of a Boeing 787 into a “Preighter”
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/kenya-airways-and-avianor-are-making-aerospace-history-with-a-first-time-ever-cabin-cargo-repurposing-of-a-boeing-787-into-a-preighter/
Southwest Airlines expects to receive 35 Boeing 737 MAX 8s in 2021
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/southwest-airlines-expects-to-receive-35-boeing-737-max-8s-in-2021/
US airlines brace for tough times before an inflection in 2H2021
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/us-airlines-brace-for-tough-times-before-an-inflection-in-2h2021-550192
Vietjet reports USD12 million profit in Q4; ancillaries earned 50%
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/vietjet-reports-usd12-million-profit-in-q4-ancillaries-earned-50-550181
Wizz Air CEO: ‘The longer COVID-19 lasts, the better we will emerge’
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/wizz-air-ceo-the-longer-covid-19-lasts-the-better-we-will-emerge/
Irish Aviation News:
AEI To Provide Ten (10) Additional B737-800SF Freighter Conversions To Aero Capital Solutions
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aei-to-provide-ten-10-additional-b737-800sf-freighter-conversions-to-aero-capital-solutions/
CityJet well positioned for the demand spike
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/capa-live-transcript-cityjet-well-positioned-for-the-demand-spike-549136
NAC delivers first of fifteen Embraer E190 to Breeze Airways on lease
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivers-first-of-fifteen-embraer-e190-to-breeze-airways-on-lease/
Ryanair announces additional flights from Paphos to Tel Aviv
Read more: https://cyprus-mail.com/2021/02/02/ryanair-announce-additional-flights-to-tel-aviv/
Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYAAY) CEO Michael O’Leary on Q3 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4402425-ryanair-holdings-plc-ryaay-ceo-michael-oleary-on-q3-2021-results-earnings-call-transcript
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320neo to SAS
Read more: https://www.smbc.aero/news/2021/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-airbus-a320neo-sas
Two students awarded Women in Aviation Scholarship from GECAS and University of Limerick
Read more: https://www.gecas.aero/two-students-awarded-women-in-aviation-scholarship-from-gecas-and-university-of-limerick/
What Passengers Can Expect From Saudi’s Futuristic Red Sea Airport – DAA CEO Nick Cole
Read more: https://www.aviationbusinessme.com/22840-revealed-what-passengers-can-expect-from-saudis-futuristic-red-sea-airport
@AvWeekScho Mumbai airport expects domestic traffic to return to pre-COVID levels by late 2021/early 2022, CEO Rajeev Jain says at #CAPALive event. Reopening of leisure markets like Goa are helping boost traffic.
@AvWeekScho Vaccination adoption rate may be slower in Asia than other regions like Europe, says AirAsia ops chief Javed Malik. This is due to very wide range of cultures and beliefs in Asia region. AirAsia won’t mandate vaccinations to travel, as that will be up to govts #CAPALive.
@ByERussell Boeing is making a move on the A321XLR by sounding out suppliers on a new commercial plane dubbed the -5X, via @AvWeekGuy.
@ByERussell Wow, JetBlue plans to grow at LaGuardia to 50-60 peak day departures from 18 under new American Airlines alliance. via @WandrMe.
@CAPA_Aviation Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency announced (16-Jan-2021) Russian and foreign airlines are permitted to resume scheduled international services to Vietnam, India, Finland and Qatar commencing 27-Jan-2021. #CAPANews.
United Airlines says well-placed for post-pandemic growth as rivals shed big planes from fleets
UNWTO and CNN #RestartTourism
‘Very small numbers will be affected by new travel restrictions’
Webinar #8: Airlines’ Commercial Challenges and Opportunities in 2021 and Beyond
Will Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Work?