Published on February 11th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/02/2022
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Technical Records Review During Redelivery: https://bit.ly/3Hpbzul
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 February: https://bit.ly/3B4fie7
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 7 February: https://bit.ly/3uuIDNA
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 February: https://bit.ly/3LhNlEi
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 February: https://bit.ly/3uvvyUk
North American Newsletter 7 February: https://bit.ly/3oxmIlk
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
American Airlines restores Philadelphia to Dublin route as travel restrictions eased: https://bit.ly/3II9mKo
Ryanair connects Dublin to Nimes twice weekly for Summer 2022: https://bit.ly/3G55BNC
Ryanair expands Boeing 737-8200 operations to Paris Beauvais base: https://bit.ly/3KPDCFn
EI-HGW Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65085 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 02/02/22.
EI-HGX Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62335 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/01/22.
EI-HGY Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65887 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/01/22.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Group is now Capital A
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/airasia-group-is-now-capital-a/
Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q3 2022 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4484234-apollo-investment-corporation-ainv-ceo-howard-widra-on-q3-2022-results-earnings-call
Asia-Pacific airline fleet shifts, Part 2: contrasting fortunes. A380s and 747s grounded
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/asia-pacific-airline-fleet-shifts-part-2-contrasting-fortunes-a380s-and-747s-grounded-594513
Billionaire’s Start-up Indian Airline Will Use Stock Options to Lure Staff
Read more: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/billionaire-s-startup-airline-to-use-stock-options-to-lure-staff
Boeing Stock: Sun Country Airlines Not A Bright MAX Win
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/amp/article/4482958-boeing-sun-country-airlines-not-a-bright-max-win
Canada Jetlines Receives Conditional Approval from Transport Canada to Begin Pilot Training
Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220124005231/en/
Emirates restores flights to five African countries
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-restores-flights-to-five-african-countries
The Smartwings has been the first to land with the Boeing 737 MAX in Antarctica
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/the-smartwings-has-been-the-first-to-land-with-the-boeing-737-max-in-antarctica/
United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) CEO Scott Kirby on Q4 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4480630-united-airlines-holdings-inc-ual-ceo-scott-kirby-on-q4-2021-results-earnings-call-transcript
Irish Aviation News:
FPG Amentum and 30 other global aircraft lessors come together on ESG narrative and action points
Read more: https://www.fpg-amentum.aero/fpg-amentum-and-30-other-global-aircraft-lessors-come-together-on-esg-narrative-and-action-points/
DAA to spend up to €1.2m on strategic branding and design
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/innovation/daa-to-spend-up-to-1-2m-on-strategic-branding-and-design-1.4794123
International militaries “regularly” operate off Republic, Irish aviation officials say
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/international-militaries-regularly-operate-off-republic-irish-aviation-officials-say-1.4792216
Irish aviation looks set for bumper year – and Government should not get credit
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/irish-aviation-looks-set-for-bumper-year-and-government-should-not-get-credit-1.4792015
Morocco’s National Tourism Office (ONMT) secures resumption of Ryanair flights
Read more: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2022/02/346917/ryanair-to-resume-flights-to-from-morocco
Qatar Airways increases weekly schedule from Dublin
Read more: https://ittn.ie/news/qatar-airways-increases-weekly-schedule-from-dublin/
Ryanair Grows Cagliari Base
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/297497/ryanair-grows-cagliari-base/
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A321neo to Ural
Read more: https://www.smbc.aero/news/2022/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-airbus-a321neo-ural
@DawnGilbertson .@FlyFrontier chairman Bill Franke tells me there was no date “when somebody called up somebody” about a deal with @SpiritAirlines since airlines know each other well. But says it’s been under consideration for nearly a year.
@GrowingGatwick 1/6: easyJet planning to operate 80 aircraft at LGW this summer – there were around 65 ej aircraft at Gatwick in 2019 so this is an increase (probably as a result of Norwegian shrinking).
@lesliejosephs “Long term, our opportunity is international,” @delta CEO Bastian. “International is expensive…It’s hard to do it on your own.” JVs aren’t enough, he adds, you want to “be in the room.” Delta has invested in Aeromexico, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, which declared bk during pandemic.
@lesliejosephs “Premium leisure is here to stay,” says Delta president Hauenstein.
@LuxuryTravelled A €96m loss for @Ryanair in Q3 is favourable compared to its main competitors, on the back of Omicron travel disruption. Cautions that although better, bookings are still last minute.
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly steps down after 17 years
Spirt Airlines CEO Ted Christie at Skift Aviation Forum 2020
Sunwing Airlines returns to Saint Lucia
Team USA Heads to Beijing for 2022 Winter Olympics
‘We Will See Resurgence In Air Travel Once Omicron Wave Is Over’ – Union Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia