Published on March 18th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/03/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Acumen Aviation and CMS business school , Jain (Deemed-to-be-University) Launch One Year Post Graduate Program in Aircraft Leasing & Financing: http://bit.ly/3qC87TJ
Certificate Program Aircraft Leasing & Financing: https://bit.ly/3a0z6Uk
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 March: http://bit.ly/3qIu8Ak
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 March: http://bit.ly/3qPDE4y
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 March: http://bit.ly/30K8FMS
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 March: http://bit.ly/3trn25b
North American Newsletter 15 March: http://bit.ly/3tmjGQE
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Condor to operate on behalf of DHL Express on Leipzig-Shannon Route: http://bit.ly/3qGX1gc
Hi Fly operates inaugural Airbus A330-900 into Dublin: http://bit.ly/3qGO9XT
Irish Business & General Aviation Association (IBGAA) Takes Flight with Launch of Website: http://bit.ly/2P3EM7K
SP-RKA Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair Sun (Buzz) Transferred to Ryanair UK: http://bit.ly/2OFGqMM
OE-INU Airbus A320-232 c/n 3753 KDAC Aircraft Holding Registered at Ciudad Real 08/03/21 ex SX-DVU.
OE-IWM Boeing 737-86N c/n 30806 Genesis Ireland Aviation Ferried Antalya-Kaunas 10/03/21 ex TC-SPG.
OK-NFV ATR72-212A(500) c/n 785 CSA Czech Airlines Ferried Prague-Tallinn 09/03/21 on return to Nordic Aviation Capital.
YA-KMM Boeing 737-3H4 c/n 27717 Kam Air Delivered Naples-Kabul 11/03/21 ex N674SW.
Global Aviation News:
Aena’s Extraordinary Incentive Summer 21 Scheme
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/03/16/aenas-extraordinary-incentive-summer-21-scheme/
British Airways Owner Readying Its First Bond With A Junk Rating
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/british-airways-owner-readying-its-first-bond-with-a-junk-rating
China Eastern Among First Global Airlines to Pull Jets Out of Mothballs as Domestic Travel Spikes
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/china-eastern-among-first-global-airlines-to-pull-jets-out-of-mothballs-as-domestic-travel-spikes/
Etihad Airways and Hub71 partner to support tech start-ups
Read more: https://www.thenationalnews.com/business/aviation/etihad-airways-and-hub71-partner-to-support-tech-start-ups-1.1176005
Europe’s travel & tourism sector welcomes Digital Green Certificate proposal and urges parallel effort on wider restart plan to maximise benefit
Read more: https://tourismmanifesto.eu/europes-travel-tourism-sector-welcomes-digital-green-certificate-proposal-and-urges-parallel-effort-on-wider-restart-plan-to-maximise-benefit/
EU will suspend ‘vaccination passports’ as soon as pandemic ends
Read more: https://www.brusselstimes.com/news/eu-affairs/160467/eu-will-suspend-vaccination-passports-as-soon-as-pandemic-is-over-digital-green-certificate-travel-didier-reynders-von-der-leyen-european-commission-who/
First CFM-powered Airbus A321P2F (Passenger-to-Freighter) aircraft delivered to Titan Airways
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/first-cfm-powered-airbus-a321p2f-passenger-to-freighter-aircraft-delivered-to-titan-airways/
Hawaiian now flies three of the longest domestic flights in the world
Read more: https://thedesignair.net/2021/03/13/hawaiian-now-flies-three-of-the-longest-domestic-flights-in-the-world/
IATA Travel Pass Successfully Trialed on First International Flight
Read more: https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/pr/2021-03-17-04/
Investment Firm 777 Partners Orders 24 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/investment-firm-777-partners-orders-24-boeing-737-max-airplanes/
International travel to rebound swiftly, forecasts IPK
Read more: https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/international-travel-to-rebound-swiftly-forecasts-ipk
Jetstar plans Australian capacity uplift with aircraft additions
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295394/jetstar-plans-australian-capacity-uplift-with-aircraft-additions/
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap ready to take advantage of ‘structural shift’ in aviation
Read more: https://www.businesspost.ie/aviation/aercap-ready-to-take-advantage-of-structural-shift-in-aviation-e5c38867
Avolon delivers one Airbus A320neo to Spirit Airlines
Read more: https://www.avolon.aero/newsroom-and-thoughts/seventh-avolon-aircraft-on-lease-to-spirit-airlines
British Airways CEO Sean Doyle pins hopes on family ties and premium leisure passengers
Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-family-premium-leisure-passengers-b1816396.html
CAR StageGate Capex Report- Iteration 2, 2020-2021
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/news/stagegate-capex-report-iteration-2-2020-2021.1019.html
Farewell Lady Avro – its been a pleasure
Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/RJ85.pdf
GECAS acquisition is ‘right business at right time’: AerCap chief
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/fleets/gecas-acquisition-is-right-business-at-right-time-aercap-chief/142831.article
Northern Ireland Executive Announces £1.175 Million Additional Support for Travel Agency Businesses
Read more: https://nitravelnews.com/news/executive-announces-1-175-million-additional-support-for-travel-agency-businesses/
Retail inMotion and Austrian Airlines partner to bring new catering concept to Economy Class passengers
Read more: https://www.retailinmotion.com/news/rim-austrian-new-catering-concept/
Squawk 7000 – Around Ireland Flight for an excellent cause
Travel Agents Call on Government to Start Preparing to Open Up Country Safely
Read more: https://www.ittn.ie/news/travel-agents-call-on-government-to-start-preparing-to-open-up-country-safely/
@ByERussell JetBlue is waiting to see how quarantine and U.S. arrival rules shake out to set a start date for its new London service, though it still plans a Q3 launch, says CEO Hayes. $JBLU.
@ByERussell JetBlue’s package travel site has sold “more vacations than they ever have” in the past week — the latest sign of the recovery — says CEO Robin Hayes at the JP Morgan conference today. $JBLU.
@ByERussell LATAM Airlines sees a “great opportunity” to expand in Colombia as it emerges from Chapter 11, via @lewisharperr.
@ByERussell Kelly expects Southwest Airlines to breakeven and achieve positive cash flow sometime in 2021. He does not commit to a profitable year, however. $LUV.
@ByERussell “This isn’t just good news for us, this is good news for all Australians. The economic impact this will have cannot be underestimated.” -Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka on the gov’ts aid package.
Air travel to soar by Memorial Day weekend: Airline analyst
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker: Demand is improving as vaccination increases
Business travel may not be the same, but travel will continue: Paul Hickey
Eamon Ryan interview today with Pat Kenny
Get the best travel deals by booking early, says JetBlue CEO