Published on December 13th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/12/2021
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus reconnects Dublin to Warsaw Chopin for Christmas Season: https://bit.ly/3opaR9m
EI-GTP Boeing 737-86Q c/n 30296 Aircastle Air Test at Lasham 06/12/21.
N293CL Airbus A320-214 c/n 2930 Carlyle Aviation Partners Ferried Montréal/Mirabel-Miami 07/12/21 ex XA-EBA.
N725AV Airbus A321-231 c/n 6219 VivaAerobus Ferried Istanbul-Dublin-Bangor-MonterreyInternational 05/12/21.
Global Aviation News:
First A321XLR development aircraft undergoes final assembly
Read more: https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/news/2021-12-first-a321xlr-development-aircraft-undergoes-final-assembly
Tui chief downplays Omicron effect in upbeat forecast for 2022
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/tui-chief-downplays-omicron-effect-in-upbeat-forecast-for-2022
Travelport signs NDC distribution deal with IAG
Read more: https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/travelport-signs-ndc-distribution-deal-with-iag
Viva Aerobus Overtakes Aeromexico As Mexico’s 2nd Largest Domestic Carrier
Read more: https://newsinamerica.com/en/airlines/2021/viva-aerobus-overtakes-aeromexico-as-mexicos-2nd-largest-domestic-carrier/
Vietjet Readies For European Debut
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/297231/vietjet-readies-for-european-debut/
Virgin Australia boss lays down the gauntlet on cheap airfares
Read more: https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/virgin-australia-boss-lays-down-the-gauntlet-on-cheap-airfares-20211208-p59fvw.html
Zero-carbon emission flights to anywhere in the world possible with just one stop
Read more: https://www.ati.org.uk/news/one-stop-zero-carbon-emission-global-flight/
777 Partners Orders 30 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/777-partners-orders-30-additional-737-max-airplanes/
Irish Aviation News:
Minister committed to support development of Kerry Airport
Read more: https://www.radiokerry.ie/news/minister-committed-to-support-development-of-kerry-airport-259360
Northern Ireland’s Regional Turboprop: What Was The Short 360?
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/what-was-the-short-360/
Ryanair CEO sees fraught year end due to COVID-19 concerns
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/ryanair-ceo-sees-fraught-period-ahead-due-covid-19-concerns-2021-11-23/
Stratos Adds Executives to Team
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/stratos-adds-executives-to-team/
Surinam Airways appoints APG as general sales agent in Ireland
Read more: https://www.apg-ga.com/surinam-airways-appoints-apg.html
This Irish company converts old planes into living space called Aeropods
Read more: https://travelupdate.com/aeropods-converts-old-planes/
Vmo Aircraft Leasing Announces Closing of $600 Million Warehouse Credit Facility
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vmo-aircraft-leasing-announces-closing-of-600-million-warehouse-credit-facility/
@skift “We are ahead of Europe; by 2030 we’ve committed to reduce our emissions by 50 percent,” @AirFranceKLM CEO Smith confirms to skift’s
@ByERussell, adding it has made significant decisions to order new aircraft + will receive 60 airplanes over a four year period, #SkiftForum.
@skift “40% of people come to Airbnb without a destination or date in mind,” says @Airbnb CEO @bchesky, arguing that the solution to overtourism is “travel re-distribution” which is “revolutionary” for the travel industry. #skiftforum.
@syoungreuters British Airways parent IAG has reopened a fresh competition between Airbus and Boeing for narrowbody jets, revisiting a large provisional order for 200 MAX jets that was never finalised, sources tell @timhepher #britishairways #airbus #boeing.
@volgadneprgroup Volga-Dnepr Group is strengthening its efforts for SAF introduction in Russia. Together with other like-minded industry companies, we have formed a ‘Eurasian SAF Alliance’ with the aim to develop a roadmap for SAF production and usage in Russia.
@wiesenthal This acquisition not only secures the largest Urban Air Mobility routes in Canada, but also opens the door for West Coast US/Canada cross border opportunities. $BLDE.
Air Lease Corp. Chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy at Skift Aviation Forum 2021
Incoming American Airlines CEO Robert Isom: I see corporate travel returning in 2022
The Importance of Night Slots – A perspective of DHL Express