Published on May 6th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/05/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 May: https://bit.ly/3eiN2Lj
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 May: https://bit.ly/2PQNjf0
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 May: https://bit.ly/3tftnQv
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 May: https://bit.ly/3nJuS8B
North American Newsletter 4 May: https://bit.ly/3b0E432
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus operates Airbus A330-300 US Cargo charters: https://bit.ly/2RgKggz
Moldovan carrier HiSky inaugures new Dublin Airport routes: https://bit.ly/2RiVUY6
Ryanair announces new Irish Greek connections for Summer 2021: https://bit.ly/3f5Flaz
EI-HBC Canadair CRJ1000 c/n 19052 Hibernian Airways Registered at Valencia 29/04/21 on transfer ex EC-MNR.
G-TUKC Boeing 737-8FZ c/n 31713 TUI Airways Ferried Lasham-Norwich 29/04/21 for painting for Aeromexico ex EI-FHH.
N101NA Embraer 190 c/n 19000101 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Tuscan-San Jose 30/04/21 for Breeze Airways.
Global Aviation News:
Dixons Travel exit represents opportunity for InMotion brand, says WHSmith CEO
Read more: https://www.moodiedavittreport.com/dixons-travel-exit-represents-opportunity-for-inmotion-brand-says-whsmith-ceo/
IATA reiterates calls for countries to follow WHO advice on reopening
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/iata-reiterates-calls-for-countries-to-follow-who-advice-on-reopening
Icelandair Looks To More MAX Deliveries, Strong Second Half
Read more: https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/icelandair-looks-more-max-deliveries-strong-second-half
JetBlue’s First Airbus A220-300 Featuring Incredible Comfort, Lower Operating Costs and Superior Performance Enters Scheduled Service
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/jetblues-first-airbus-a220-300-featuring-incredible-comfort-lower-operating-costs-and-superior-performance-enters-scheduled-service/
JetBlue’s Founder Thinks You Need A Vacation – And He’s Launching A New Airline To Get You There
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeremybogaisky/2021/04/28/jetblues-founder-thinks-you-need-a-vacation–and-hes-launching-a-new-airline-to-get-you-there/?sh=1d6b1c556670
Lufthansa Group pushes ahead with fleet modernization and purchases ten state-of-the-art long-haul aircraft
Read more: https://www.lufthansagroup.com/en/newsroom/releases/lufthansa-group-pushes-ahead-with-fleet-modernization-and-purchases-ten-state-of-the-art-long-haul-aircraft.html
Neos to begin scheduled New York flights
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295768/neos-to-begin-scheduled-new-york-flights/
Norwegian aims to fly 50 aircraft this year
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295772/norwegian-aims-to-fly-50-aircraft-this-year/
Transavia targets 80% capacity by Q3
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295763/transavia-targets-80-capacity-by-q3/
Irish Aviation News:
Aergo Capital announces the successful delivery of one (1) ATR72-500F aircraft
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aergo-capital-announces-the-successful-delivery-of-one-1-atr72-500f-aircraft/
Antigen testing could help open aviation, chief scientific advisor says
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40282112.html
International travel awaits if ‘dry run’ between Ireland and Britain is successful
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40278794.html
Ireland ‘leading’ Europe in developing digital green cert for travelling between countries, Minister of State for eGovernment and public procurement Ossian Smyth says
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/ireland-leadingeurope-in-developing-digital-green-certfor-travelling-between-countries-minister-says-40378931.html
Ireland should build ‘aviation corridor’ with US to help recovery, Recover Ireland Aviation Group says
Read more: https://www.newstalk.com/news/ireland-should-build-aviation-corridor-with-us-to-help-recovery-group-says-1188399
Jackson Square Aviation Announces Delivery of Three Airbus A320neo Aircraft to Frontier Airlines
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/jackson-square-aviation-announces-delivery-of-three-airbus-a320neo-aircraft-to-frontier-airlines/
NAC delivers one Embraer E190 to Breeze Airways on lease
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivers-one-embraer-e190-msn-19000115-to-breeze-airways-on-lease/
Ryanair chief Wilson hopeful of ‘extended summer’
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/ryanair-chief-wilson-hopeful-of-extended-summer/143420.article
Ryanair to relaunch at Billund Airport with 26 destinations
Read more: https://www.thelocal.dk/20210505/ryanair-relaunches-at-billund-airport-with-26-destinations/
@ByERussell Delta had 29 widebodies parked — though it no longer discloses them in quarterly financial filings — per a pilots update on April 15. That’s nearly 24% of the 122 widebodies it had at end-March.
@ByERussell Fresh off a Q1 profit, SkyWest Airlines returns to hiring as It anticipates strong summer demand, via @munnikrishnan . $SKYW.
@ByERussell United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby is so optimistic about international travel reopening to those who have gotten their Covid-19 jabs, he is already planning to take his family to Europe on vacation. ICYMI.
@eoghancorry From @Eurocontrol #aviation: Slightly positive growth driven by increases in the Netherlands (+8%) and in Germany (+5%). Highest increases for KLM (+10%) and Pegasus (+9%) thanks to increases on domestic flows.
@IATA Kudos to @Ryanair & IAG aiming for 12.5% and 10% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) use by 2030. SAF is critical to our climate goals Earth globe but we need gov’t support to help build out this game-changing new industry.
Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla on Vaccine Rollout and Post-Pandemic Travel
Qantas to add 100 flights a week as international travel resumes
Top airlines analyst on Buffett’s reasoning for selling last year
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