Published on August 26th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 26/08/2021

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Market Insights – Keys to effective aircraft repossessions:

Certificate Program in Aircraft Maintenance Reserves  Management:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August:

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 August

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 August

North American Newsletter 23 August

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus restores London Gatwick connectivity, increases New York JFK frequency

Emirates to resume daily service on Dublin-Dubai Route from 5th October:

SmartLynx Airlines bases Airbus A320 in Dublin for Summer 2021

Aircraft Update:

UR-RWE ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1222 Windrose Air Delivered Toulouse-Francazal-Kiev 19/08/21 ex 2-ATRB.

UR-SQP Boeing 737-8BK c/n 33029 SkyUp Airlines Delivered Shannon-Kiev 13/08/21 ex OE-IWY.

VQ-BDY Boeing 737-8BK c/n 29685 UTair Aviation Delivered Kaunas-Ufa International 14/08/21 ex 2-VSYM.

Global Aviation News:

Department of Defense Activates Civil Reserve Air Fleet to Assist With Afghanistan Efforts
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PLAY seeks authority to launch maiden US routes
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Qantas to lay out roadmap for restart of international flights
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SAS plans to operate robust network this fall 
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Singapore starts to reopen for travel, as ‘zero covid’ clips wings of rival Hong Kong
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Scotland-US aviation: Virgin/Delta could replace United as leader
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SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh 737 MAX will be flying again soon
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Irish Aviation News:

Emerald Airlines Set for Take-off with Delivery of ATR72-600s
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Hares in the long grass: increased aircraft related mortality of the Irish hare (Lepus timidus hibernicus) over a 30-year period at Ireland’s largest civil airport
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Lobo’s Bill Wolf discusses eVTOL financing on Revolution.Aero virtual panel

Long-term cost deal between Ryanair & Shannon Airport gives template for further growth of services
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Malta Air to fly to Tel Aviv, Lisbon, and Parma from November
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Milestone provides two Airbus H145 to ‘Ultramarine’ expedition ship
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Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson: ” You’ve got to give people confidence”
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Tweet Picks:

@HofmannAviation @flyethiopian  establishes a global standard cargo Conversion program to convert the @Boeing 767-300 ER to dedicated freighter services in partnership agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The new conversion centre will operate from the Ethiopian MRO centre in Addis.

@hharteveldt .@delta says spending on co-brand @AmericanExpress  cards is 115% of 2019 levels, despite travel spend being down $DAL.

@lesliejosephs American pausing plans to stop mainline pilot training at Charlotte/centralize in DFW. Spike in travel demand “led us to re-examine everything from our flight schedules to our pilot hiring and of course, the flight training needed to support it all.” Has 4 A320 Sims in use there.

@I_m_michael_asr The first A330 of @_flyPOP getting its paint. The new airline will offer low cost fares to destinations in India (Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Goa & Kolkata) from London  @STN_Airport  #AvGeek.

@metcalfealison1 As travel restrictions  amended today for vaccinated US travellers to visit #Ireland , good to connect with US Marketing Partnership Group to discuss next steps & plans to restart  travel & rebuild demand for remainder of 2021 &  2022 @TourismIreland #tourismrecovery.

Video Picks:

Canadian airlines struggle to return to regular service

El Al to trial in-flight COVID testing

Heathrow COO: Seen “significant uptick” in travel, need U.S. to open up

ITTN Interview with Kevin Cullinane, Interim Group Head of Communications, daa

Travel agencies in Singapore see surge in interest in Germany and Brunei


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