Published on March 24th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 24/03/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Post Graduate Program in Aircraft Leasing & Financing Webinar Saturday 27th March 7.30pm (IST) / 2.00pm (GMT): https://lnkd.in/eYi3emd
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 22 March: http://bit.ly/395iKZe
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 22 March: http://bit.ly/3lCFhSp
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 March: http://bit.ly/317lJfu
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22 March: http://bit.ly/3vOjqMi
North American Newsletter 22 March: http://bit.ly/3vRw2T9
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
Turkish Airlines launches new Dublin to Antalya route for Summer 21: http://bit.ly/2QeuO3L
G-RUKB Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44690 Ryanair UK Registered at London Stansted 10/03/21 on transfer ex SP-RKA.
LN-LNN Boeing 787-9 c/n 38891 Avolon Aerospace Ferried Oslo-Bernardino 16/03/21 to become OE-ITQ.
VT-IHL Airbus A320-232 c/n 2626 IndiGo Airlines Ferried Delhi-Doha-Istanbul-Ireland West Airport Knock 15-16/03/21 for part-out & scrap.
VQ-BZJ Boeing 777-36N c/n 32787 GECAS Ferried Dubai-Victorville 01/03/21 ex A6-EBJ.
Global Aviation News:
JetBlue and CommonPass Begin Launch of Digital Health Pass with Boston Customers Bound For Aruba
Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210317005265/en/JetBlue-and-CommonPass-Begin-Launch-of-Digital-Health-Pass-with-Boston-Customers-Bound-For-Aruba
The Big Interview: Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates
Read more: https://www.aviationbusinessme.com/airlines/23174-the-big-interview-sir-tim-clark-president-emirates
Transavia France to open first Swedish route
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295447/transavia-france-to-open-first-swedish-route/
Tui predicts package holidays to be ‘more akin to normal’ this year
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/tourism/tui-predicts-package-holidays-to-be-more-akin-to-normal-this-year
US airlines see routes, traffic returning this spring
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295377/us-airlines-see-routes-traffic-returning-this-spring/
United CEO Kirby: Corporate, International Travel Will Rebound Strongly
Read more: https://www.businesstravelnews.com/Transportation/Air/United-CEO-Kirby-Corporate-International-Travel-Will-Rebound-Strongly
United Airlines Holdings, Inc.’s (UAL) CEO Scott Kirby Presents at JPMorgan 2021 Industrials Conference (Transcript)
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4414056-united-airlines-holdings-inc-s-ual-ceo-scott-kirby-presents-jpmorgan-2021-industrials
US airlines optimistic about rebuilding networks
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295437/us-airlines-optimistic-about-rebuilding-networks/
Vallair places its final B737-400 freighter with Malaysian operator, M Jets International
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vallair-places-its-final-b737-400-freighter-with-malaysian-operator-m-jets-international/
Vanterra Capital Anchors Aviation Leasing Platform
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vanterra-capital-anchors-aviation-leasing-platform/
Irish Aviation News:
Airbus, Boeing to battle for multi-billion dollar Qantas order – CEO Alan Joyce
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/airbus-a320neo-boeing-737-max-battle-for-billion-dollar-qantas-order
Aircraft Leasing Has a New Godfather With AerCap Pouncing on GE
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-10/aircraft-leasing-has-a-new-godfather-with-kelly-pouncing-on-ge
Irish aviation company Alliance Jet announces expansion to Europe after obtaining International Maltese Air Operator’s Certificate
Read more: https://www.aviation24.be/business-jet-operators/alliance-jet/irish-aviation-company-alliance-jet-announces-expansion-to-europe-after-obtaining-international-maltese-air-operators-certificate/
Ireland’s tourism sector will bounce back, minister tells US travel leaders
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/politics/arid-40245836.html
New Book – Air, Sea and Land Memories – a pilot revisits
Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2021/03/new-book-air-sea-and-land-memories-a-pilot-revisits/
NTA behind proposal to bring rail link to Shannon Airport
Read more: https://www.clareecho.ie/nta-behind-proposal-to-bring-rail-link-to-shannon-airport/
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce: Governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying
Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-56460329
Ryanair to launch new Niš service
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/03/ryanair-to-launch-new-nis-service.html
@McWhirterAlex Seemingly A380 remains safe at BA. Quoted by @Independent BA’s CEO Sean Doyle says “the A380 is in our plans for the future rebuild of the airline.” @AA380fanclub.
@PaulByrne66 Business travel is not transactional-it’s about relationships, it’s about human nature and that does not change because of the pandemic says @united CEO Scott Kirby who fully expects business travel to rebound strongly #CAPALive.
@PaulByrne66 Post Covid Chinese booking behaviour has shifted by 11% towards economy from premium economy (80-91%), with a 10% shift to 59% of bookings 0-4 days pre-departure . @forwardkeys.
@PaulByrne66 Skywards goal is to make people think of @emirates when thinking about travel and earning points is a way to facilitate that travel. Our program is about earning more to travel better says Nejib Ben Khedher #CAPALive.
@PaulByrne66 The Lufthansa Group announced in early Mar-2021 that it was examining strategic options for Airplus and the international branch of its LSG Sky Chefs catering and hospitality operation, as well as a listing or partial sale of Lufthansa Technik @ctc_corptravel.
Ryanair app now allows passengers to scan evidence of PCR test – CEO Eddie Wilson on Newstalk
Ready To Fly – Shai Weiss in conversation with Nick Cosgrove
Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary on aviation and travel trends in 2021
Sun Country Airlines CEO: We’re well-positioned to take advantage of the travel recovery
There’s ‘a lot of pent-up demand’ for travel: Hawaiian Airlines CEO Peter Ingram