Published on March 29th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/03/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
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:
Third Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 737-800SF transits Dublin on delivery: https://bit.ly/3cueZyB
Unique Ilyushin Il-62M visits Shannon Airport: https://bit.ly/3w9kQ4u
9H-AEO Airbus A320-214 Malta Medair visits Dublin Airport: https://bit.ly/3rwMODz
EI-FJY Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42272 SMBC Aviation Capital Ferried Dublin-Nursultan Nazarbayev International-TSN-TNA 25-27/03/21.
EI-FVJ Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42275 SMBC Aviation Capital Ferried Dublin-Nursultan Nazarbayev International-TSN-TNA 25-27/03/21.
EI-LRH Airbus A321-253NXLR c/n 10319 Aer Lingus Delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport-Dublin 26/03/21.
ET-AYL Boeing 737-804(F) c/n 32903 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Dothan-Washington Dulles-Dublin-ADD 23-24/03/21 ex N85NT.
Global Aviation News:
Airline bosses welcome EU moves on digital health certificate
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/airline-bosses-welcome-eu-moves-on-digital-health-certificate
American Airlines “Ungrounding” All Planes By May
Amazon airline ATSG touts red-hot business for cargo jet leases
Read more: https://www.freightwaves.com/news/amazon-airline-atsg-touts-red-hot-business-for-cargo-jet-leases
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport retakes the lead as world’s busiest
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/atlanta-hartsfield-jackson-airport-retakes-the-lead-as-worlds-busiest-555987
EASA publishes Safety Information Bulletin SIB 2021-06 Vaccination of Aircrew – Operational Recommendations
Read more: https://www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events/news/easa-publishes-safety-information-bulletin-sib-2021-06-vaccination-aircrew
Finnair shows green light to electric flying, signs letter of interest on electric aircraft developed by Heart Aerospace
Read more: https://company.finnair.com/en/media/all-releases/news?id=3928251
FlyArystan Expands Airbus A320 Fleet
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/flyarystan-expands-airbus-a320-fleet/
GA Telesis Announces the Delivery of First 737-800SF Freighter Conversion to Ethiopian Airlines
Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210325005678/en/GA-Telesis-Announces-the-Delivery-of-First-737-800SF-Freighter-Conversion-to-Ethiopian-Airlines
IAG: Settlement of bonds
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/iag-settlement-of-bonds/
Iberia Express prioritising the Balearics this summer
Read more: https://www.majorcadailybulletin.com/news/international/2021/03/25/81437/mallorca-tourism-iberia-express.html
JetBlue, Spirit Airlines lead US domestic recovery with 20% more seats than peak S19
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2021/03/23/jetblue-spirit-airlines-lead-us-domestic-recovery-with-20-more-seats-than-s19/
Irish Aviation News:
Adrian Dunne appointed Executive Vice President Operations in Norwegian
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/adrian-dunne-appointed-executive-vice-president-operations-in-norwegian/
EasyJet and Ryanair Diverge on European Summer Travel Outlook
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/easyjet-and-ryanair-diverge-on-european-summer-travel-outlook/
Falko Regional Aircraft Limited adds three (3) Embraer E175 aircraft to its portfolio on lease to Republic Airways
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/falko-regional-aircraft-limited-adds-three-3-embraer-e175-aircraft-to-its-portfolio-on-lease-to-republic-airways/
Fly Leasing Still Offers Upside On Air Travel Demand Recovery
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4415869-fly-leasing-stock-still-offers-upside-on-air-travel-demand-recovery
Health minister pledges £1m to assist Air Ambulance service
Read more: https://www.irishnews.com/news/healthcarenews/2021/03/24/news/health-minister-pledges-1m-to-assist-air-ambulance-service-2266399/
LCI Launches Helicopter Co-Investment Vehicle With LCM Partners
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/lci-launches-helicopter-co-investment-vehicle-with-lcm-partners/
Roger Welaratne appointed MD & CEO of SMBC Aero Engine Lease
Read more: https://www.aviationnews-online.com/people/roger-welaratne-appointed-md-ceo-of-smbc-aero-engine-lease/
Ryanair Launches New Liverpool To Kaunas Route For Summer ‘21
Read more: https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/ryanair-launches-new-liverpool-to-kaunas-route-for-summer-21/
@PaulByrne66 U.S. airlines are bullish on the coronavirus recovery. The inflection in bookings occurred in February. Delta, United, Alaska Expect to Break Even by April as Travel Recovery Picks Up Steam.
@RNZPacific Quarantine-free travel from Niue to New Zealand will begin on 24 March. The Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement this morning that the one way bubble would commence on 24 March.
@StnCdrRAFWad Emotional day yesterday as V(AC) Squadron flew the last operational Sentinel sortie before the aircraft is retired next month. An incredible 17 year service has seen over 32,000 hours flown across on over 4800 sorties in multiple operations across the world. Awesome job.
@theaeronetwork As of 23MAR21, Emirates schedules regular A380 passenger service to nearly 40 airports, instead of 21 for Northern winter 2021/22 season, effective 31OCT21.
@theaeronetwork Turkish Airlines’ 737 MAX 8 to serve up to 29 destinations from Istanbul in May 2021. Most International 737 MAX 8 service served with low frequencies.
A4E CEOs Press Conference 25 March 2021
IATA Travel Pass
Irish Air Corps 104 Sqn flies COVID-19 tests to Munich
RIA speaks to Niall Boylan about the lack of support for aviation from the Government
RAeS Cranfield Branch Lecture: Hydrogen in aviation is becoming a reality