Published on February 9th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/02/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management: https://bit.ly/3til6fY
Certificate Program Re-delivery Management: https://bit.ly/37alFiZ
Certificate Program Aircraft Leasing & Financing: https://bit.ly/3a0z6Uk
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February: http://bit.ly/3oTut2g
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February: http://bit.ly/2N4cuZR
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 February: http://bit.ly/2N0ZCU9
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 February: http://bit.ly/2MNhS3F
North American Newsletter 8 February: http://bit.ly/3aJfx1J
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
EI-GTZ Airbus A321 Delivered to Privilege Style:http://bit.ly/2O6Fq3G
REVA Opens New Shannon Airport Air Ambulance Base: http://bit.ly/3jCDPP3
EI-GVI Airbus A320-232 c/n 4174 JLPS Leasing Ferried Budapest-Châteauroux 04/02/21 ex HA-LPZ.
OE-IOX Boeing 737-8BK c/n 30625 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Jeju International-Kansai International-Anchorage-Seattle-South Texas Regional 10-13/01/21 ex HL8028.
OE-IPI Airbus A320-232 c/n 5956 Celestial Aviation Registered at Ljubljana 07/01/21 ex ZS-SZC.
OE-IPN Airbus A320-214 c/n 5310 LAF Leasing Ireland Registered at Clark 18/01/21 ex RP-C8399.
Global Aviation News:
Emirates Mulls Swapping a Third of Boeing 777X Orders to 787
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/boeing-s-top-777x-buyer-mulls-switching-a-third-of-orders-to-787
Etihad Airways partners with GE Aviation on foam cleaning system
Read more: https://www.arabianaerospace.aero/etihad-airways-partners-with-ge-aviation-on-foam-cleaning-system.html
Frontier Airlines Announces New Crew Base in Tampa and Future Plans to Establish Atlanta Base
Rad more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/frontier-airlines-announces-new-crew-base-in-tampa-and-future-plans-to-establish-atlanta-base/
Gulf Air Proudly Welcomes its New 70th Anniversary Edition Airbus A321neoLR
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/gulf-air-proudly-welcomes-its-new-70th-anniversary-edition-airbus-a321neolr/
IAG: Amended Air Europa Deal Is Positive, But Risks Remain
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4404225-iag-amended-air-europa-deal-is-positive-risks-remain
LOT revives Krakow-New York plans
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295141/lot-revives-krakow-new-york-plans/
Lufthansa fuels Frankfurt long-haul leisure competition
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295170/lufthansa-fuels-frankfurt-long-haul-leisure-competition/
Poste Air Cargo completes fleet renewal
Read more: https://cargofacts.com/allposts/business/strategy/poste-air-cargo-completes-fleet-renewal/
Qatar Airways upgrades IFEC experience on 787-8 Dreamliner with Thales AVANT IFE
Read more: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2021/02/qatar-airways-upgrades-ifec-experience-on-787-8-dreamliner-with-thales-avant-ife/
Reducing transatlantic flight emissions by fuel-optimised routing
Read more: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/abce82
Smartwings plans first 737 MAX route in Europe since recertification
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295176/smartwings-plans-first-737-max-route-in-europe-since-recertification/
Irish Aviation News:
DAA boss blames media and Gardaí for passenger slump
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/daa-boss-blames-media-and-gardai-for-passenger-slump-40055760.html
Fly Leasing to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results on February 25, 2021
Read more: https://www.flyleasing.com/news/press-releases/2021/2021_02_05_fly_q4_earnings_date
GIFT to Gujarat: Can the state become the next Ireland of aircraft leasing?
Read more: https://www.business-standard.com/budget/article/gift-to-gujarat-can-the-state-become-the-next-ireland-of-aircraft-leasing-121020100905_1.html
Ireland West Airport chairman welcomes announcement of new Regional Airports Programme
Read more: https://www.irelandwestairport.com/news/ireland-west-airport-chairman-welcomes-announcement-of-new-regional-airports-programme
Minister Naughton announces publication of Regional Airports Programme2021-2025
Read more: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/18941-minister-naughton-announces-publication-of-regional-airports-programme-2021-2025/
No Immediate Impact on Avolon’s Ratings Following HNA Bankruptcy
Read more: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/non-bank-financial-institutions/no-immediate-impact-on-avolon-ratings-following-hna-bankruptcy-04-02-2021
Ryanair ‘ready to pounce’ at expense of rivals, says O’Leary
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/ryanair-ready-to-pounce-at-expense-of-rivals-says-oleary
Talks on new Aer Lingus Regional deal could be concluded in weeks
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/talks-on-new-aer-lingus-regional-deal-could-be-concluded-in-weeks-1.4476373
@GulfstreamAero Congratulations to @RollsRoyce for successfully completing the first tests of 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (#SAF) in a business jet engine. Not just any engine — the Pearl 700, created for the all-new, ultralong-range #G700.
@jonostrower Boeing targets 2021 for B737-7 deliveries, 2023 for the -10.
@jonostrower I spoke yesterday with a director at an aerospace company who said their CEO was starting to nudge folks to plan for business travel again in the second half of the year to see customers and suppliers face-to-face. First sign of a thaw.
@jonostrower Now, as Boeing takes its first early steps again toward a new airplane to fend of the A321XLR, its focus is again on this smaller sized-twin. The concept is newly relevant, especially as the future of larger twin-aisle remains squishy at best.
@LondonAirTravel JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes has told Richard Quest on CNN that transatlantic services from London should launch “late summer” in the third quarter of this year.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian Sees ‘Great Bargains’ Leading Travel Recovery
Irish Air Corps transfers an ICU patient with Covid-19 for the first time
JetBlue to begin first flights to London this summer
Luftfahrt-Presse-Club conversation with EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky
Options bulls fly with JetBlue