Published on May 14th, 2021 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/05/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery: https://bit.ly/39SFrQQ
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 May: https://bit.ly/3eEjeJg
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 May: https://bit.ly/2R2DHOY
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 May: https://bit.ly/3o3srxK
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 May: https://bit.ly/3y2Rshe
North American Newsletter 11 May: https://bit.ly/2RdKmWl
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus adds former Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 to fleet: https://bit.ly/3vSKGZh
Hibernian Airlines adds third CRJ1000: https://bit.ly/3tyNeKs
EC-NMY Airbus A320-233 c/n 4008 Aura Airlines Delivered Montpellier-Castellón 22/04/21 for interim storage ex EI-GTS.
F-HTVU Boeing 737-86J c/n 37770 Transavia France Delivered Shannon-Paris Orly 21/04/21 ex VP-CMX.
N767PR Boeing 767-323 c/n 24040 Elan Express Delivered Roswell-Hamilton International 19/04/21 for CargoJet Airways ex EI-GEP.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Sees China Muscling In on Rivalry With Boeing by 2030
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-06/airbus-sees-china-muscling-in-on-rivalry-with-boeing-by-2030
Airports Authority of India: Exiting the terminal
Read more: https://www.fortuneindia.com/macro/airports-authority-of-india-exiting-the-terminal-2/105464
Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) CEO Rich Corrado on Q1 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4426709-air-transport-services-group-inc-atsg-ceo-rich-corrado-on-q1-2021-results-earnings-call
Delhi’s IGI Becomes World’s First Airport to Complete 1,000 TaxiBot Sustainable Taxing Movements
Read more: https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/delhi-airport-completes-1000-movements-of-sustainable-taxing-of-aircraft-with-taxibot-dial-9212531.htm
Delta Air Lines and LATAM receive approval of Joint Venture from Colombia
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/delta-air-lines-and-latam-receive-approval-of-joint-venture-from-colombia/
Emirates launches India humanitarian airbridge to transport urgent COVID-19 relief items
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-launches-india-humanitarian-airbridge-to-transport-urgent-covid-19-relief-items/
Finnair issues EUR 400 million bond
Read more: https://company.finnair.com/en/media/all-releases/news?id=3970454
IAG: Convertible Bond Launch
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/iag-convertible-bond-launch/
IndiGo to Raise $409 Million in Strategy Reversal on Virus Surge
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-10/indigo-to-raise-409-million-in-strategy-reversal-on-virus-surge
Mesa Air Group, Inc. (MESA) CEO Jonathan Ornstein on Q2 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4427177-mesa-air-group-inc-mesa-ceo-jonathan-ornstein-on-q2-2021-results-earnings-call-transcript
Irish Aviation News:
EFW and ST Engineering welcome GTLK Europe as new A321P2F customer
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/efw-and-st-engineering-welcome-gtlk-euro-as-new-a321p2f-customer/
IAG draws down half of €150m State loan for Aer Lingus
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/iag-draws-down-half-of-150m-state-loan-for-aer-lingus-1.4558123
“Irresponsible” Rise in Spanish Airport Charges Will Damage Economic Recovery and Jobs – IATA DG Willie Walsh
Read more: https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/pr/2021-05-07-01/
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks recommends to Government the immediate roll-out of a rapid antigen testing pilot programme for aviation
Read more: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/press-centre/press-releases/20210506-joint-committee-on-transport-and-communications-networks-recommends-to-government-the-immediate-roll-out-of-a-rapid-antigen-testing-pilot-programme-for-aviation/
London VC puts money in £18M funding round of Irish drone delivery startup Manna
Read more: https://www.uktech.news/news/london-vc-draper-esprit-invests-in-manna-20210429
Plans Lodged For New €100M 410-bedroom Terminal-Linked Hotel At Dublin Airport
Read more: https://www.daa.ie/plans-lodged-for-new-e100m-410-bedroom-terminal-linked-hotel-at-dublin-airport/
Ryanair adds more Zagreb routes
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/05/ryanair-adds-more-zagreb-routes.html
Ryanair continues to expand in Sweden with a new base and some 20 new routes at Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/airports/5043/swedavia-stockholm-arlanda/news/295802/ryanair-continues-to-expand-in-sweden-with-a-new-base-and-some-20-new-routes-at-stockholm-arlanda-airport/
@smytho The European Commission has coordinated member states to find a technical way to validate each others’ certificates as genuine.
@smytho They are intended to facilitate international travel safely. There is no plan to use vaccine certificates for domestic purposes.
@smytho The EU launch for Covid-19 certificates is June 26, but we have been testing a pilot scheme with HSE staff since the start of the year.
@theaeronetwork Air Canada and EGYPTAIR in May and June 2021 gradually expands codeshare routes, covering service beyond Toronto and Cairo.
@theaeronetwork Flair Airlines to operate Boeing 737-800 aircraft on flights between Montreal and Halifax, while other routes to be served by 737 MAX 8.
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