Published on April 22nd, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 22/04/2021

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Whitepaper “Looking to the Future of Air Cargo in India”https://lnkd.in/eifpZJd

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 Aprilhttps://bit.ly/3ehjoVd

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 Aprilhttps://bit.ly/3mYpTQS

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 Aprilhttps://bit.ly/3syYFRY

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19 Aprilhttps://bit.ly/3gj6nNL

North American Newsletter 19 April:https://bit.ly/3mYcAQk

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRG Deliveredhttps://bit.ly/3dtmVRd

ASL Airlines Hungary Boeing 737-400(SF) Transferred to ASL Airlines Irelandhttps://bit.ly/3sv8Ira

Return of the Boeing 737MAX to Dublin Airporthttps://bit.ly/3egBlmS

Aircraft Update:

N239GE Boeing 737-8AS(F) c/n 33717 Atran Registered at Jinan 13/04/21 to become VQ-BFX.

N564WW Boeing 767-3BG c/n 30564 WWTAI AirOpco Registered at Goodyear 14/04/21 ex EI-FGN.

OE-ITN Airbus A320-232 c/n 4535 Goshawk Ireland Ferried Amman-Toulouse-Francazal 19/04/21 ex VT-IGY.

Global Aviation News:

Boeing Announces Leadership Updates
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/boeing-announces-leadership-updates/

Cyprus Airways to launch Summer schedule as part of national travel recovery
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/cyprus-airways-to-launch-summer-schedule-as-part-of-national-travel-recovery/

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Orders 15 Boeing 737 MAX Jets
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/dubai-aerospace-enterprise-orders-15-boeing-737-max-jets/

Enabled by Its Northeast Alliance with American, JetBlue Announces Plans for Expansion in New York and Boston to Bring Everyday Low Fares and Great Service to More Routes and Markets
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/enabled-by-its-northeast-alliance-with-american-jetblue-announces-plans-for-expansion-in-new-york-and-boston-to-bring-everyday-low-fares-and-great-service-to-more-routes-and-markets/

Global Crossing Airlines Provides Details on Spin-Out of Canada Jetlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/volaris-announces-the-addition-of-eight-incremental-a320-neo-aircraft-in-2021/

IndiGo to induct 4 Airbus A321CEO freighters from 2022
Read more: https://www.thehindu.com/business/indigo-to-induct-4-airbus-freighters-from-2022/article34379390.ece

Nouvelair re launches regular flights to Tunisia from London Gatwick & Manchester from July 2021
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nouvelair-re-launches-regular-flights-to-tunisia-from-london-gatwick-manchester-from-july-2021/

Volaris announces the addition of eight incremental A320 NEO aircraft in 2021
Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/volaris-announces-the-addition-of-eight-incremental-a320-neo-aircraft-in-2021-301273254.html

Irish Aviation News:

Irish Travel Agents Association call on Government to process passport applications and renewals amid COVID-19 crisis
Read more: https://itaa.ie/2021/04/14/irish-travel-agents-association-call-on-government-to-process-passport-applications-and-renewals-amid-covid-19-crisis/

March 2021 Irish & North-Atlantic air traffic down over 67% on 2019 figures
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2021/04/16/air-traffic-down-67

Ryanair Announces New Teesside To Corfu Route For Summer ‘21
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/ryanair-announces-new-teesside-to-corfu-route-for-summer-21/

Ryanair to launch new Pula service
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/04/ryanair-to-launch-new-pula-service.html

Ryanair to serve both Belfast airports
Read more: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/ryanair-to-serve-both-belfast-airports-40160935.html

Stobart Air adds two new routes from Belfast and Dublin
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/stobart-air-adds-two-new-routes-from-belfast-and-dublin/

The Irish Times Business Person of the Month: Aengus Kelly
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/the-irish-times-business-person-of-the-month-aengus-kelly-1.4538649

Tweet Picks:

@DawnGilbertson Despite these warnings, @united executives today said demand for international travel spikes as borders reopen to vaccinated travellers. More than 3,200 bookings for its new routes to Greece, Croatia, Iceland on Monday.

@kylelarnold .@americanair: “Recruiting, hiring and training a diverse group of professional aviators is our continued goal.”

@lesliejosephs American to join United in resuming pilot hiring, starting w 300 by the end of the year, and plans to double that in 2022, carrier says.  

@lesliejosephs Reposting to correct this goalpost: United CEO Kirby says company can get to profitability with biz/intl long haul travel down 35% from 2019 levels. They’re each down ~80% vs 2019.

@lesliejosephs United’s CEO says airfares could start to normalize later this year but notes they’re still pretty cheap. (United expects Q2 revenue per seat mile down 20% vs 2019.

Video Picks:

Airlines won’t put out more capacity than they can sell: Former Continental Airlines CEO

American Airlines announces its bringing hundreds of pilots and flight attendants back to work

Delta CEO: Companies are waiting for employees to get vaccinated before business travel resumes

Ireland ‘is last on our list’ for investment, Ryanair CEO Eddie Wilson warns

Marina piloting brand new Air Baltic A220 into Dublin on a typical Irish summer’s day 


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