Published on August 25th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/08/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Market Insights – Keys to effective aircraft repossessions: https://lnkd.in/eCK8HhYk
Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves Management:https://bit.ly/3jMIkXy
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August:https://bit.ly/385bEmD
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August: https://bit.ly/3sIIdk2
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 August: https://bit.ly/2WeyGVx
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 August: https://bit.ly/3mojK22
North American Newsletter 23 August: https://bit.ly/3kfKwHd
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus restores London Gatwick connectivity, increases New York JFK frequency: https://bit.ly/2W9fB79
Emirates to resume daily service on Dublin-Dubai Route from 5th October:https://bit.ly/3z7Blii
SmartLynx Airlines bases Airbus A320 in Dublin for Summer 2021: https://bit.ly/3kaOdhB
N245GE Boeing 737-86N c/n 28628 GECAS Ferried Lourdes-Keflavik-Bangor-Dothan 13-14/08/21 for cargo conversion ex TC-SBZ.
OE-IBZ Boeing 737-7K2 c/n 39446 Avolon Registered at Amsterdam 17/08/21 ex PH-BGR.
OE-IXB Boeing 737-8AS(F) c/n 33546 ASL Airlines Belgium Delivered Shanghai-Seoul-Nursultan Nazarbayev International-Liege 14-20/08/21 ex N240GE.
Global Aviation News:
Emirates ties up with Cemair in interline agreement, creating more seamless connections throughout South Africa
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-ties-up-with-cemair-in-interline-agreement-creating-more-seamless-connections-throughout-south-africa/
Ethiopian Restores Preighters to Serve Rising Passenger Demand
Read more: https://airlineweekly.com/2021/08/ethiopian-restores-preighters-to-serve-rising-passenger-demand/
European aviation: pax recovery closing in on capacity, but UK lags
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/european-aviation-pax-recovery-closing-in-on-capacity-but-uk-lags-571735
Korean Air to replace A380, 747-8I with smaller planes for efficiency: CEO
Read more: http://m.koreaherald.com/amp/view.php?ud=20210820000640
Latin America airlines’ new aircraft orders grow competition
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/latin-americas-airlines-new-aircraft–orders-grow-competition-571362
Low-Cost Carriers Raise Competitive Bar with Ambitious Fleet Strategy
Read more: https://www.kambr.com/articles/low-cost-carriers-raise-competitive-bar-ambitious-fleet-strategy
New Croatian start-up Fly Air41 gets AOC
Read more: https://www.exyuaviation.com/2021/08/new-croatian-start-up-fly-air41-gets-aoc.html
Southwest Airlines: The Low-Cost Strategy Prevails Through The Pandemic
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4450791-southwest-airlines-the-low-cost-strategy-prevails-through-the-pandemic
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast holidaymakers left in limbo as airlines cancel some European September flights
Read more: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/belfast-holidaymakers-left-in-limbo-as-airlines-cancel-some-european-september-flights-40772340.html
Blocked Airline Funds Could Slow Recovery says IATA DG Willie Walsh
Read more: https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/2021-releases/2021-08-19-01/
Cassidy Travel Appoints AE Consulting as PR Agency
Read more: https://ittn.ie/news/cassidy-travel-appoints-ae-consulting-as-pr-agency/
Chorus Aviation announces aircraft leasing transaction with Emerald Airlines
Read more: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/chorus-aviation-announces-aircraft-leasing-transaction-with-emerald-airlines-896688627.html
City of Derry Airport have announced new flights to Majorca and the Algarve for Summer 2022
Read more: https://www.cityofderryairport.com/2021/08/17/escape-to-the-summer-sun-with-city-of-derry-airport/
Drone Delivery Is Live Today, And It’s 90% Cheaper Than Car-Based Services – Manna CEO Bobby Healy
Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2021/08/18/drone-delivery-is-live-today-and-its-90-cheaper-than-car-based-services/?sh=5abde5b44d02
Ireland Added to Abu Dhabi’s Green List
Read more: https://ittn.ie/news/ireland-added-to-abu-dhabis-green-list/
Leadership, on and off the pitch – IAA Assistant Director Jim Gavin
NAC delivers one ATR 72-600 to Windrose
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivers-one-atr-72-600-to-windrose/
@AvWeekScho SIA grew its fleet slightly in the June quarter – three A350s in, two A330s out (lease returns). Results in total of 115 passenger a/c and seven freighters. The Scoot LCC subsidiary added its first three A321neos, with one A320 lease return, for a total of 49 a/c.
@ByERussell “No one really cares about revenue right now, we just need to run an airline,” said David Neeleman on his latest venture Breeze Airways three months in. That said, he expects the airline to be “solidly profitable” next year. ICYMI.
@ByERussell The Mobile Airport Authority has awarded a $250mn contract to move commercial passenger operations to downtown airport. h/t @jetcitystar.
@David_Slotnick “If you’ve been to the airport in recent weeks, you’ve seen first hand how travelers are reclaiming their lives and returning to the sky.” @Delta CEO Ed Bastian begins the Q2 earnings call nodding to the surge in travel demand this summer.
@Exec_Traveller Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says a roadmap for the return of Qantas’ international flights based on ‘best estimates’ will be shared at the airline’s FY21 results briefing on Thursday August 26.
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