Published on April 27th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 27/04/2021

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Podcast:  Focusing On Asset Management And Commercial Aircraft Values

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 April

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 April

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 26 April

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 26 April

North American Newsletter 26 April:

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRH Delivered 

ASL Airlines Ireland Phases out ATR42 Operations

DHL Express Establishes New Cargo Operation At Cork Airport

Aircraft Update:

EI-FVV Boeing 737-800 c/n 42281 Norwegian Air International Ferried SVG-Budapest 21/04/21 after storage prior return to service.  

EI-FVX Boeing 737-800 c/n 42090 Norwegian Air International Ferried TRD-Budapest 25/04/21 after storage prior return to service.  

VT-IHQ Airbus A320-232 c/n 2670 IndiGo Airlines Ferried Delhi-Doha-Istanbul-Ireland West Airport Knock 24-25/04/21 for part-out & scrap.

Global Aviation News:

Aeromexico Reaches Agreement On Monumental Aircraft Fleet Transactions
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airBaltic to build Baltic Cargo Hub at Riga Airport
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Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Four New Airbus A320neo Aircraft with Volaris
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Air Serbia: New Airbus A330 to operate New York flights
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Aviation Hops Towards A Recovery in Some Places But Global Airline Capacity Falls Again
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Boeing Announces Leadership Updates
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China’s Guangzhou Ousts Atlanta as Top Airport in Pandemic Year
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COMAC completes production, test flight center
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Cyprus Airways to launch Summer schedule as part of national travel recovery
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IATA Statement on President von der Leyen comments regarding US-EU travel
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Irish Aviation News:

Aergo Capital announces the successful delivery of one (1) ATR72-500F aircraft
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Air Corps could fly to the rescue of search contract [Paywall]
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British Airways CEO Sean Doyle says ‘great opportunity’ for UK-US travel
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Datalex eyes €25m-plus summer share sale as Desmond loans loom
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Eddie Wilson CEO of Ryanair About Their Plans For The Future
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GECAS Arranges Purchase Leaseback Agreements with IndiGo for 14 Airbus Neos
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Good news on the horizon’ on travel and summer holidays, says Coveney
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Tweet Picks:

@ByERussell “Engineering bookings is not the issue anymore… It is about getting yields back and getting RASMs back, especially in our domestic system,” says American revenue chief Raja. Airlines are returning to normal financial metrics, not deeply discounted tickets to fill seats. $AAL.

@ByERussell JetBlue is already American’s “largest global codeshare partner” after just 3 weeks of bookings under the new alliance in March, says AA chief revenue officer Vasu Raja. $AAL.

@ByERussell Looking for domestic widebodies on American this summer? Fly hub-to-hub, especially from Miami (like to DFW, LAX and New York). $AAL.

@ByERussell On the demand front, Isom said many of American’s large corporate accounts say they plan to resume business travel in Q3. $AAL.

@ByERussell “We are starting to see signs of a strong economic recovery,” says American CFO Derek Kerr. $AAL.

Video Picks:

Air Lease CEO John Plueger on the Future of Travel

Dubai’s Emirates airline dons many hats: Flagship airline, global brand, pandemic champion

IATA CEO Willie Walsh on travel restrictions: ‘The EU handled this badly’

Travel, Leisure Already Started Coming Back: Klook CFO

Travel opportunities open up for fully-vaccinated Americans: CDC


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