Published on March 1st, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/03/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Re-delivery Management: https://bit.ly/37alFiZ
Certificate Program Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection / Sales Assistance: https://bit.ly/3aa2ash
Certificate Program Aircraft Leasing & Financing: https://bit.ly/3a0z6Uk
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 22 February: http://bit.ly/3qKtJ11
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 22 February: http://bit.ly/3aJOc0B
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 February: http://bit.ly/3sl7eA3
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22 February: http://bit.ly/2ZBits5
North American Newsletter 22 February: http://bit.ly/2MbsRDA
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Acumen Aviation Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Eamonn Cronin runs for ISTAT Board 2021 Elections: http://bit.ly/3dSnTHk
Moldovan start-up carrier HiSky to launch flights from Cluj-Napoca to Dublin: http://bit.ly/3sAyJG5
RusLine CRJ-100ER operates St Petersburg to Dublin charter flight: http://bit.ly/3uCo4MV
2-VSYF Boeing 737-85R c/n 34797 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Bangor-Tuscan 29-30/01/21 ex VT-SYF.
2-VSYG Boeing 737-85R c/n 34798 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Bangor-Tuscan 19-20/01/21 ex VT-SYG.
2-VSYM Boeing 737-8BK c/n 29685 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Bangor-Tuscan 15-16/01/21 ex VT-SYM.
2-VSYO Boeing 737-7BK c/n 33025 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Bangor-Tuscan 26-27/01/21 ex VT-SYO.
Global Aviation News:
An airline in Afghanistan says it just flew the country’s first flight with an all-female crew — here’s what it was like onboard
Read more: https://www.businessinsider.com/onboard-afghanistan-first-flight-with-all-female-crew-kam-air-2021-2?amp&r=US&IR=T
Austrian Airlines sells three Boeing 767s to US company MDI
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/austrian-airlines-sells-three-boeing-767s-to-us-company-mdi/
Czech Airlines files for reorganisation
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/czech-airlines-files-for-reorganisation/142648.article
International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. 2020 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Presentation
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4409442-international-consolidated-airlines-group-s-2020-q4-results-earnings-call-presentation
Łódź’s top-25 unserved markets have leakage of 677,000
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/02/11/lodzs-top-25-unserved-markets-have-leakage-of-677000/
Low-Cost Airlines’ Aggression Due To More Resilient Business Models
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/benbaldanza/2021/02/15/low-cost-airlines-aggression-due-to-more-resilient-business-models/?sh=59dfd76036cc
New air routes established over Kosovo with NATO support
Read more: https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_181385.htm
Pilatus offers PC-24 with 10-seat commuter interior
Read more: https://www.blueskynews.aero/issue-592/Pilatus-offers-PC-24-with-10-seat-commuter-interior.html
Paris Region, Choose Paris Region, Groupe ADP, Air France-KLM and Airbus are launching an unprecedented worldwide call for expressions of interest for the hydrogen branch in airports
Read more: https://www.airfranceklm.com/en/system/files/11.01.21_-_call_for_expressions_of_interest_for_hydrogen_branch_for_airports.pdf
Robust Summer Recovery Is Key for European Airlines’ Ratings
Read more: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/corporate-finance/robust-summer-recovery-is-key-for-european-airlines-ratings-24-02-2021
SWISS takes off with Confiserie Sprüngli
Read more: https://swiss.newsmarket.com/english/press-releases/swiss-takes-off-with-confiserie-spruengli/s/f47a240a-6387-4820-8fac-14f7ad8cc445
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus calls for air travel resumption plan
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0226/1199571-aer-lingus-results-for-2020/
Aer Rianta International Group has acquired CTC-ARI Airports Limited
Read more: https://www.oaklins.com/us/en/deals/102339/
Eirtrade expansion marks anniversary of A380’s arrival
Read more: https://westernpeople.ie/2021/02/26/eirtrade-airport-expansion-marks-anniversary-of-a380s-arrival/
Fly Leasing Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/fly-leasing-reports-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-2020-financial-results/
Minister for Transport: ‘€80 Million Will Save The Aviation Sector’
Read more: https://aontu.ie/minister-for-transport-e80-million-will-save-the-aviation-sector/
Phoenix American Financial Services and PAFS Ireland, Ltd Announce Solid Progress During A Challenging 2020 For Aviation ABS
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/phoenix-american-financial-services-and-pafs-ireland-ltd-announce-solid-progress-during-a-challenging-2020-for-aviation-abs-301234518.html
SA.59709 Ireland – COVID-19 – Aid to airport operators
Read more: https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=3_SA_59709
@ByERussell Interesting, United acquired the slot for its new Boston-Heathrow service from BA. A remedy divestiture for BA’s expanded transatlantic JV that now includes Aer Lingus, American, Finnair, and Iberia. h/t @crankyflier.
@ByERussell “Vaccines give us hope that we are entering the homestretch, but we need to finish strong as the virus continues to pose an active danger,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian says in his latest memo to staff. $DAL.
@ByERussell “We continue having the option of the 737 Max is something that we need to consider for the future,” says IAG CEO Gallego on the group’s tentative agreement for up to 200 of the jets. In other words, no decision yet on when — or if — IAG will take the planes.
@Donie_dc DF Strategic Airlift could be as simple as a commercial A330 adapted for military, diplomatic or humanitarian use. Capacity to transport 290 passengers, 45,000kg payload or multiple aero-medical patients.
@eoghancorry Content from IAG operating airlines, including @AerLingus, @British_Airways, @Iberia_en and @vueling , will be made available for travel sellers, agents and corporations through the @AmadeusITGroup Travel Platform via Amadeus’ NDC-enabled platform from 2nd half of this year.
American Airlines pilot spots mysterious object while flying over New Mexico
British Airways owner IAG says pensions deal, loan help boosts liquidity
DGCA Allows Airlines to Offer Concessions in Fares to Passengers with No Baggage
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce ses International Travel Restarting in October
Scandinavian Airlines faces ‘severe competitive environment,’ says CEO