Published on April 21st, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/04/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Whitepaper “Looking to the Future of Air Cargo in India”: https://lnkd.in/eifpZJd
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 April: https://bit.ly/3ehjoVd
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 April: https://bit.ly/3mYpTQS
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 April: https://bit.ly/3syYFRY
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19 April: https://bit.ly/3gj6nNL
North American Newsletter 19 April:https://bit.ly/3mYcAQk
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRG Delivered: https://bit.ly/3dtmVRd
ASL Airlines Hungary Boeing 737-400(SF) Transferred to ASL Airlines Ireland: https://bit.ly/3sv8Ira
Return of the Boeing 737MAX to Dublin Airport: https://bit.ly/3egBlmS
EI-FLM Boeing 737-85F c/n 30571 Neos Ferried Prague-Shannon 18/04/21 for painting prior return to lessor.
EI-STV Boeing 737-43Q(F) c/n 28494 ASL Airlines Ferried Shannon-Leipzig 18/04/21 ex HA-FAU.
F-HTVS Boeing 737-86J c/n 37766 Transavia France Delivered Shannon-Paris Orly 15/04/21 ex VP-CMV.
Global Aviation News:
Boeing Sales Success: Sharp Gain In Orders
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4419105-boeing-sales-success-sharp-gain-in-orders
Delta Air Lines Is Pandemic Proven To Be The Global Leader
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4418622-delta-air-lines-is-pandemic-proven-to-be-global-leader
Emirates commences IATA Travel Pass trials simplifying COVID-19 related travel requirements
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-commences-iata-travel-pass-trials-simplifying-covid-19-related-travel-requirements/
Giving up slots at Paris Orly “very frustrating” for Air France
Read more: https://airinsight.com/giving-up-slots-at-paris-orly-very-frustrating-for-air-france/
ICAO Council President highlights challenges and path forward for post-pandemic aviation
Read more: https://www.icao.int/Newsroom/Pages/ICAO-Council-President-highlights-challenges-and-path-forward-for-postpandemic-aviation.aspx
Latest Airline Startup Connect Plans U.S.-Canada Routes
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/connect-joins-growing-list-of-possible-u-s-airline-start-ups/
Qatar’s Al Baker Challenges GE on Future Engine
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2021-04-07/qatars-al-baker-challenges-ge-future-engine
Russian Partners Set To Fly Hybrid-electric Airliner Testbed
SmartLynx focuses on growth in Germany – the airline flies full charters to the most popular touristic destinations around the Mediterranean and Canary Islands
SWISS to trial IATA Travel Pass app
Read more: https://swiss.newsmarket.com/english/press-releases/swiss-to-trial-iata-travel-pass-app/s/e08a8911-32a8-4a44-a8b1-ad503ec1a18d
United Airlines Adds New Flights to Croatia, Greece and Iceland as Countries Begin to Reopen to Vaccinated Travelers
Read more: https://hub.united.com/2021-04-19-united-airlines-adds-new-flights-to-croatia-greece-and-iceland-as-countries-begin-to-reopen-to-vaccinated-travelers-2652631758.html
Veteran Airline Exec Launching a New Airline on Heels of Pandemic Says Nothing Crazy About It
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/veteran-airline-exec-launching-a-new-airline-on-heels-of-pandemic-says-nothing-crazy-about-it/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus and Ryanair push for removal of Irish travel ban
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/aer-lingus-and-ryanair-push-for-removal-of-irish-travel-ban
A Q&A with Manna CEO Bobby Healy
Read more: https://www.morningbrew.com/emerging-tech/stories/2021/04/16/qa-manna-ceo-bobby-healy
Bill Thompson Joins EirTrade Aviation
Read more: https://eirtradeaviation.com/bill-thompson-joins-eirtrade-aviation/
Esken confirms discussions underway for sale of Stobart Air stake with Ettyl Limited
Read more: https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/946990/esken-confirms-discussions-underway-for-sale-of-stobart-air-stake-946990.html
Eurowings Chief Says “We Can Do It Better” Than Ryanair
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/eurowings-better-than-ryanair/
IAA and COOPANS celebrate 10 years of cost saving and efficiency
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2021/04/18/iaa-and-coopans-celebrate-10-years-of-cost-saving-and-efficiency
@ByERussell Biden’s DOJ has increased scrutiny of the controversial American-JetBlue alliance among concerns of less competition in the northeast, reports @alyrose.
@ByERussell Chasing that vaccinated travel dollar. United Airlines adding seasonal Chicago-Reykjavik, Newark-Dubrovnik, and @Dulles_Airport -Athens flights this summer.
@lesliejosephs Delta CEO says airline could hire pilots AND flight attendants before the end of the year if demand keeps rising. $DAL.
@TomRisen The FAA is collaborating with companies on 37 aircraft certification projects and 7 electric engine certification projects related to urban air mobility, @FAANews Administrator Steve Dickson says of @ElectricVTOL aircraft. #AvGeek.
@UK_CAA has given regulatory approval to US-based airline, @JetBlue .This is the first scheduled foreign carrier permit issued to a new operator since the UK’s exit from the EU.
Air Lease CEO John Plueger forecasts potential growth for summer air travel
Australians scramble to take advantage of New Zealand international travel bubble
Australia-New Zealand travel bubble is a ‘natural progression’ of easing border restrictions
Governments need to work together to figure out travel reopening: FlightGlobal
Qantas, Jetstar able to re-hire hundreds of staff thanks to NZ travel bubble