Published on January 31st, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 31/01/2022
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery: https://bit.ly/3Hpbzul
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 January: https://bit.ly/3KG6gIX
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 January: https://bit.ly/3IxtMWx
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 January: https://bit.ly/3FVnoXt
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 January: https://bit.ly/3tUkX4U
North American Newsletter 24 January: https://bit.ly/3fU7FgS
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
EI-CPE Airbus A321-211 Aer Lingus Ferried Nimes to Lasham: https://bit.ly/3AFF5cq
LOT Polish Airlines increases Dublin frequency to daily for Summer 2022: https://bit.ly/3GG6KfO
Ryanair re-launches Nuremberg base with Dublin new destination: https://bit.ly/3GA8FSx
EI-DLG Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33589 Ryanair Ferried Seville-Dublin-Bangor 07-08/01/22.
OE-ITK Airbus A320-232 c/n 3541 Avolon Ferried Ankara-Amman 05/01/22 ex VT-INU.
VP-BMH Boeing 777-212 c/n 28529 AVMAX Group Ferried ADD-Shannon-Marana 05/01/22 ex 5N-BVY.
Global Aviation News:
Atlas Air and Flexport Expand Partnership Add Third Boeing 747 Freighter
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/atlas-air-and-flexport-expand-partnership-add-third-boeing-747-freighter/
Austrian Airlines relaunches flights to Los Angeles in summer
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/austrian-airlines-relaunches-flights-to-los-angeles-in-summer/
‘Bleisure’ Trips Boom as Travelers Mix Work and Play
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/hybrid-work-fun-trips-help-fill-airline-seats-as-business-lags
EasyJet Swells Capacity as U.K. Travel Rebound Gathers Pace
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/easyjet-starts-to-scale-up-capacity-as-omicron-curbs-recede
Norwegian prepares for 54 routes and reopening of Stockholm Arlanda base
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2022/01/27/norwegian-prepares-for-54-routes-and-reopening-of-stockholm-arlanda-base/
Swoop President on 60% fleet growth and vision for the future of travel
Read more: https://www.anna.aero/2022/01/20/swoop-president-on-60-fleet-growth-and-vision-for-the-future-of-travel/
UAE: Ras Al Khaimah to offer new hot air balloon, skydiving, aerobatic flight experiences
Read more: https://www-khaleejtimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.khaleejtimes.com/travel/uae-ras-al-khaimah-to-offer-hot-air-balloon-skydiving-aerobatic-flight-experiences
Wizz Air Steps Up U.K. Expansion as Omicron Curbs Ease
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/wizz-air-losses-mount-as-omicron-postpones-travel-rebound
Irish Aviation News:
British Airways CEO Sean Doyle pledges to rebuild its reputation for premium service
Read more: https://www.ft.com/content/473f9eee-6e8e-49fb-a020-1da305ff4430
Datalex – Dynamic Times: The Digital Airline and Customer 2022
Read more: https://blog.datalex.com/the-digital-airline-and-customer-2022
Dómhnal Slattery appointed Vertical Chairman
Read more: https://vertical-aerospace.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/VerticalAerospace_PressRelease_220127-1.pdf
GOL and Castlelake secure financing for a Boeing 737 MAX order
Read more: https://airinsight.com/gol-and-castlelake-secure-financing-for-a-boeing-737-max-order/
NAC delivered one ATR 72-600 to Air Serbia on lease
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivered-one-atr-72-600-msn-1259-to-air-serbia-on-lease/
Ryanair Group to fly 165 million passengers in next financial year, CEO Michael O’Leary tells paper
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/ryanair-hldgs-outlook/ryanair-to-fly-165-mln-passengers-in-next-financial-year-ceo-tells-paper-idUKL1N2U40PI
Travel agents experiencing increase in bookings since Covid-19 restrictions eased
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/travel-agents-experiencing-increase-in-bookings-since-covid-19-restrictions-eased-1.4784595
@David_Slotnick American Airlines CEO Doug Parker kicks off his last earnings call before his retirement on March 31 — he’s had a speaking role on every conference call since becoming CFO of America West in the second quarter of 1995. $AAL.
@David_Slotnick Delta is hiring 100-200 pilots/month, pace to continue at least through into 2023, CEO Ed Bastian says. Noticing issues at the regionals, though, like the rest of the industry. “I’d much rather have the issue down there than at the mainline.” $DAL.
@lesliejosephs Delta’s CEO Bastian says hiring difficulties is at regionals, particularly in high cost-of-living mkts. Not having trouble for mainline. Says not having to extend additional perks to attract workers. “The ability to travel for free is a great perk”.
@lesliejosephs CEO Ed Bastian says he still sees a correlation between return-to-office and business travel demand bc people are often going to visit companies. “It’s not 1:1” and that a lot of people *are* traveling for biz but not back in the office. $DAL.
@lesliejosephs “Despite expectations for a loss in the March quarter, we remain positioned to generate a healthy profit in the June, September and December quarters, resulting in a meaningful profit in 2022,” says CFO Dan Janki.
Air India handover: PM Modi meets Tata Sons Chair; Scindia says ‘airline will bloom’
Alaska Air Group Inc Q4 2021 Earnings Call
EasyJet sees short-term hit, summer rebound
Jefferies aerospace analyst reacts to Boeing’s $4.4 billion in Q4 charges