Published on March 9th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/03/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
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 8 March: http://bit.ly/3eljgWK
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 March: http://bit.ly/2Oggg2Z
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 March: http://bit.ly/3qwi4lr
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 March: http://bit.ly/3kSoXws
North American Newsletter 8 March: http://bit.ly/2PEJc53
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRE Enters Revenue Service: http://bit.ly/3kEjkBN
ASG Business Aviation Gulfstream G650 4K-ASG Visits Dublin: http://bit.ly/3v20Csx
Turkish Airlines Retro Livery Airbus A330 in Dublin: http://bit.ly/38gGTM2
Virgin Atlantic operates inaugural Airbus A350-1000 into Dublin: http://bit.ly/3echMhk
F-GZTZ Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 30883 ASL Airlines France Ferried Belgrade-Shannon-Portsmouth 03/03/21 prior freighter conversion.
HA-LWH Airbus A320-232 c/n 4621 Wizzair Ferried Shannon-Budapest 01/03/21 after paint into all white prior return to lessor.
HA-LWI Airbus A320-232 c/n 4621 Wizzair Ferried Budapest-Shannon 01/03/21 for paint into all white prior return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Emirates Group signs MoU with Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-group-signs-mou-with-roads-and-transport-authority-rta/
Eurowings enters the British travel market
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/eurowings-enters-the-british-travel-market/
KLM CEO: Thinner trans Atlantic routes to be channelled through hubs
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/klm-ceo-thinner-trans-atlantic-routes-to-be-channelled-through-hubs/
LATAM Announces The Conversion Of Up To Eight Boeing 767-300ERs Into Freighters
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/latam-announces-the-conversion-of-up-to-eight-boeing-767-300ers-into-freighters/
Lufthansa Cargo posts record earnings
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/lufthansa-cargo-posts-record-earnings/
Ljubljana Airport eyes charters for travel recovery
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/02/ljubljana-airport-eyes-charters-for.html
Mesa Air Group Eyes International Growth
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/mesa-air-group-eyes-international-growth/
Porter Airlines’ tentative return to flying shifts to May 19
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/porter-airlines-tentative-return-to-flying-shifts-to-may-19/
Spirit Airlines: Pushing Forward
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4406461-spirit-airlines-can-fly-higher-with-fleet-ramp-up-and-higher-earnings-potential
Summer ‘too soon’ for a ‘meaningful restart’ says Emirates chief
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/summer-too-soon-for-a-meaningful-restart-says-emirates-chief
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to connect Dubrovnik and Dublin five times a week this summer
Air Ambulance NI announces launch of new ‘Agribusiness Group’
Read more: https://airambulanceni.org/meet-the-new-agribusiness-group-hoping-to-keep-the-air-ambulance-flying/
ASG announces the launch of our Private Pilot Licence (PPL) theory course
Read more: https://www.asg.ie/latest-news/asg-launches-private-pilot-licence-ppl-theory-course-with-a-special-introductory-price-for-its-eight-students
Consumer and Commercial Drones How a technological revolution is impacting Irish society
Ryanair sees 60-70% of normal traffic this summer
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/ryanair-outlook/ryanair-sees-60-70-of-normal-traffic-this-summer-idUSL5N2L12RP
Squawk 7000 – Victor Costello – Flying the Flag in Florida
Top International Hotelier Comments on Irish Government approach to the Travel Industry
Read more: https://www.meathchronicle.ie/2021/02/26/top-international-hotelier-comments-on-irish-government-approach-to-the-travel-industry/
@AvWeekScho Boeing says there are now 87 737 MAX aircraft back in service with 12 airlines (>7,500 revenue flights, 17,000 flight hours), as of March 2. Airlines report MAX load factors consistent with other narrowbody fleets.
@emirates Emirates will operate a second daily @Airbus A380 service to Cairo starting today, 7 March, to meet high passenger demand between @DXB and Egypt’s capital.
@HardeepSPuri India’s civil aviation flies high! The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Annual Report 2020 states that India’s air connectivity has grown by almost 240% in the last 10 years. There were 2.6 million aircraft movements in 2018-19 (up 12.1% over 2017-18).
@HardeepSPuri India ranks 4th in the global ranking of air connectivity. India’s connections to Asia-Pacafic have grown the fastest over the last 5 years. This significant connectivity growth was driven by several factors such as demographics, domestic market demand & policy environment.
@IntlAirport Another milestone achieved @IntlAirport New state of art fully air conditioned Terminal with area above 3500sqm, capable to handle Intl. Ops. too completed in record time of 5 months with provisions of Fire Fighting, BHS, Conveyors, X-ray, PA, CCTV, FIDs.@aaiRedNR @AAI_Official.
Accor CEO on business travel: You’re not going to close deals on Zoom
Airlines see uptick in bookings from senior citizens as more people get vaccinated
Airline spending is up: Bank of America’s Michelle Meyer
Air travel bubbles to play key role in reopening borders: Singapore Transport Minister
Aviation StraightTalk Live with WestJet CEO, Ed Sims