Published on August 27th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/08/2021
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
EI-GTT Airbus A330-343(F) c/n 713 Titan Airways Air Test at Châteauroux 24/08/21 to become G-EODS.
EI-GXO Boeing 737-86N c/n 36549 Merx Aviation Ferried Sofia-Shannon 24/08/21 ex PK-GFA.
VP-BKD Airbus A319-111 c/n 2442 IrAero Delivered Istanbul-Moscow Domodedovo 12/08/21 ex EI-GFN.
Global Aviation News:
Asiana’s exit from Star Alliance to bolster Korean Air, Delta JV
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/asiana-s-exit-from-star-alliance-to-bolster-korean-air-delta-jv
ATSG to Support the United States in Afghanistan
Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210823005385/en/ATSG-to-Support-the-United-States-in-Afghanistan
British Airways will soon serve roast dinners in Club World and First
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/british-airways-roast-dinners/
Confidence about travel plans is growing, but rise of COVID-19 variants is pushing back travel restart dates in some regions
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/confidence-about-travel-plans-is-growing-but-rise-of-covid-19-variants-is-pushing-back-travel-restart-dates-in-some-regions/
Delta continues fleet renewal with 30 additional Airbus A321neos
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/delta-continues-fleet-renewal-with-30-additional-airbus-a321neos/
Emirates resumes flights to Newcastle and boosts services across Europe
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/emirates-resumes-flights-to-newcastle-and-boosts-services-across-europe/
Expedia’s optimism for a near-term travel rebound remains strong as 2Q 2021 data shows travel searches are growing and search windows are lengthening
Read more: https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/expedias-optimism-for-a-near-term-travel-rebound-remains-strong-as-2q-2021-data-shows-travel-searches-are-growing-and-search-windows-are-lengthening/
New Italian carrier ITA set to launch operations in October
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/296585/new-italian-carrier-ita-set-to-launch-operations-in-october/
UAE-India air traffic soars sky high; seeing 45% spike in daily bookings
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/travel-hospitality/467319-uae-india-air-traffic-soars-sky-high-seeing-45-spike-in-daily-bookings
Irish Aviation News:
BOC Aviation: AerCap-GECAS merger to put pressure on market for aircraft with leases attached
Goshawk extends $500m secured warehouse facility to 2023
NAC delivers one Embraer E190, MSN 19000101, to Breeze Airways on lease
Read more: https://www.nac.dk/news-and-press/nac-delivers-one-embraer-e190-msn-19000101-to-breeze-airways-on-lease/
Republic’s air travel hits 50% of pre-pandemic traffic
Ryanair to cease flying to and from Northern Ireland
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0824/1242608-ryanair-to-cease-flying-to-and-from-northern-ireland/
Squawk 7000 – “Night-Fright” a C-47 Restoration
The sun will rise again – Qantas CEO Alan Joyce
Read more: https://www.airlines.iata.org/analysis/the-sun-will-rise-again
Two ex-Virgin turboprops help launch Ireland’s newest airline Emerald Airlines
Read more: https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/two-ex-virgin-turboprops-help-launch-ireland-s-newest-airline
@ByERussell Play Airlines loads at 42% in July were far below its target of 72% in its first year. That isn’t stopping Play from moving forward for with plans to launch U.S. flights next summer.
@ByERussell 2021 is a record year for travel company listings — including airlines Frontier and Sun Country — whether via IPO or SPAC.
@CAPA_Aviation Now that Canada has eased some of its travel restrictions, @AirCanada is moving in the right direction as leisure travel continues to gain momentum and business demand is beginning to show signs of life.
@justinbachman A nice acquisition for @DFWAirport as @TurkishAirlines will add 4x weekly service from IST starting 24 Sept, its second Texas destination. #airlines #airports #DFW.
@MargaretCan Major blow for connectivity here though some hopes of International routes being backfilled quickly. But it seems the all-powerful easyJet just too much competition. Thanks to @SeanM1997 for his tweet this am that move was coming.
Hear air traffic controller’s stunned reaction to C-17 flight load as it leaves Afghanistan
Recovery in Singapore’s aviation sector will be a ‘long haul’ says
Sir Richard Branson on Virgin Orbit’s $3.2B SPAC deal
USAF C-17 crew describes packed flight out of Afghanistan
Vaccine Passports Keep Europe Flying While China and the U.S. Slow