Published on February 16th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 16/02/2021

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management

Certificate Program Re-delivery Management

Certificate Program Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection / Sales Assistance

Certificate Program Aircraft Leasing & Financing

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 February

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 February

North American Newsletter 8 February

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

EirTrade Aviation expands aircraft disassembly capacity at Ireland West Airport Knock

G-JOTE Bae146-300F Jota Aviation operates Stansted charter

REVA Plans Shannon Base expansion

Aircraft Update:

G-ECOI DHC8-400 c/n 4224 Donegal Q400 Leasing Ferried North Bay-Muskoka 11/02/21.

N369BV Airbus A330-243 c/n AerCap Registered at South Texas Regional 11/02/21 ex C-GTSN.

OE-ILY Airbus A320-216 c/n 3679 Wilmington Trust Services Registered at Guangzhou 05/02/21 ex HS-ABH.

Global Aviation News:

Allegiant reveals 34 routes – with 82% unserved
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All onboard crew at Etihad Airways vaccinated against Covid
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A step closer to a brand new Airspace cabin experience
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Boeing 777x deliveries unlikely before first quarter 2024, Emirates’ Clark says
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Cirrus commemorates 8,000th delivery with limited edition SR
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Copenhagen CCO: Coronavirus passports will ‘reawaken appetite for travel’
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Cook Islands airline start-up targets June launch
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Croatian start-up ETF to take first jet
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EasyJet adds Newquay from Manchester and Glasgow
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Southwest Airlines seeking 300 new 150-seat jets – report
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Irish Aviation News:

Marketing will play a key role in rebooting Irish tourism
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Ministers Harris and Collins announce new skills programmes to support hospitality and tourism sector prepare for reopening
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Shannon Group congratulates DB Schenker on their new €10m Shannon facility
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Statement on behalf of Nordic Aviation Capital
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Tourism cannot afford to see Ireland closed for business
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The importance of Air Transport to Ireland – IATA
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Tourism minister talks up LIAT importance to discussions as Aer Lingus approached them to serve Manchester and Dublin
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‘We are not just restricting travel, we are demonising it – and it will cost us dearly’ writes Pól Ó Conghaile
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Tweet Picks:

@ByERussell “I think it’d be a horrible idea for a lot of reasons,” says Delta CEO Ed Bastian on the possibility of mandatory Covid-19 testing before domestic flights. Joining the likes of unions, the CEOs of American and Southwest, A4A… @DawnGilbertson.

@ByERussell Sun Country’s deal to fly 12 737 freighters for Amazon was, unsurprisingly, a bright spot in 2020. Cargo brought in $17.5mn in entirely new revenue for Sun Country during the first nine months of 2020. This will grow as the Amazon business only began flying in May. $SNCY.

@ByERussell Mesa Airlines disclosed some of the new shareholdings in Archer Aviation, the eVTOL manufacturer that United Airlines has partnered with. United has warrants for 14.6mn shares of Archer common stock, of which Mesa has a warrant to acquire 2.9mn shares. $MESA $UAL.

@ByERussell United has a surprisingly ambitious timeline of flights with greensheet eVTOL aircraft by 2024, especially considering Tecnam’s “well before… 2035” timeline for its electric conversion of the Traveller, the P-VOLT. @jonostrower.

@CAPA_Aviation .@airBaltic CFO Vitolds Jakovlevs: The A220 aircraft is “very much designed for this particular region” with lower traffic density. “We’re happy with our choice” and “we’re getting much more positive feedback on these aircraft overall”. #CAPALive.

Video Picks:

Ministers address Tourism Ireland’s Northern Europe virtual workshop

There’s a lot of pent-up demand for travel: Airline analyst Helane Becker

The Outlook for Airlines in 2021 – Exchanges at Goldman Sachs

Willie Walsh talks exclusively to ITIC about how to restart international aviation

What the Future of Flying Looks Like in Asia


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