Published on February 23rd, 2022 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/02/2022
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:White Paper – Aircraft Leasing and the Ease of Doing Business in India: https://lnkd.in/eifpZJd
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 February: https://bit.ly/3h3cRPY
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 21 February: https://bit.ly/3h0qD5R
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 February: https://bit.ly/3p360KW
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 February: https://bit.ly/3s5BFND
North American Newsletter 21 February: https://bit.ly/34WG5gX
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aurigny accelerates new Guernsey to Dublin route start date to 16th March, adds third weekly frequency to meet demand:https://bit.ly/34ANthw
SAS Ireland adds 10th Airbus A320neo to expanding fleet: https://bit.ly/3rKRzg7
The Port of Seattle Authority announces Aer Lingus Dublin-SEA route resumes in May: https://bit.ly/3rNDtuo
EI-HES Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62306 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 17/02/22.
EI-SIJ Airbus A320-251N c/n 10752 SAS Airlines Ireland Delivered Toulouse-Copenhagen 08/02/22.
N575AE Boeing 737-84P c/n 35757 AerCap Ferried Lake Charles-Roswell 18/02/22 ex 2-AERI.
OE-IFE Boeing 737-3S1(F) c/n 24834 Airwork Ireland Ferried Bucharest-Cairo-Al Bateen Executive-Colombo-Jakarta-Darwin 17-19/02/22 ex ZK-TLE.
OE-IFQ Airbus A320-232 c/n 6341 Bocomm Leasing Ferried Ciudad Real-Dusseldorf 17/02/22 ex HL7776.
Global Aviation News:
Global airlines expect strong pick up in new job creation, says IATA
Read more: https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/global-airlines-expect-strong-pick-up-in-new-job-creation-says-iata-1.85525675
Norwegian delivered a profit before tax of NOK 117 million and improved cash position in the fourth quarter 2021
Read more: https://media.uk.norwegian.com/pressreleases/norwegian-delivered-a-profit-before-tax-of-nok-117-million-and-improved-cash-position-in-the-fourth-quarter-2021-3163135
Orlando International busiest airport in Florida and the 7th busiest in the US
Read more: https://orlandoairports.net/press/2022/02/14/orlando-international-remains-busiest-airport-in-florida-for-2021-becomes-7th-busiest-in-usa/
SAS opens new routes to Toronto from Copenhagen and Stockholm
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sas-opens-new-routes-to-toronto-from-copenhagen-and-stockholm/
SKY express joins ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ connections service, opening up more than 20 new Greek destinations for easyJet customers
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sky-express-joins-worldwide-by-easyjet-connections-service-opening-up-more-than-20-new-greek-destinations-for-easyjet-customers/
Startup Icelandic air carrier makes a play in the tough, low-cost transatlantic market
Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/13/new-icelandic-carrier-makes-a-play-in-low-cost-transatlantic-market.html
Surcar Airlines will fly in the Canary Islands with seaplanes
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/surcar-airlines-will-fly-in-the-canary-islands-with-seaplanes/
2022 is year of ‘The Great Recovery’, DAE CEO says
Read more: https://www.thenationalnews.com/business/2022/02/09/2022-is-year-of-the-great-recovery-plane-lessor-dae-chief-says/
Irish Aviation News:
SmartLynx signs lease agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital for two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft
Read more: https://www.smartlynx.aero/storage/app/media/news/SmartLynx-adds-Boeing-737-MAX-8-to-their-fleet.pdf
Squawk 7000 – Pilots of Tik Tok and YouTube
Surge in sun and ski holidays for mid-term break says Aer Lingus Chief Strategy and Planning Officer Reid Moody
Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/2022/0216/1281108-airport-demand/
Third Interim Review of the 2019 Determination on Airport Charges at Dublin Airport Methodological Consultation and Issues Paper
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/_fileupload/Issues%20Paper.pdf
VAH AND AV AirFinance Limited Announce Inaugural Financing
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vah-and-av-airfinance-limited-announce-inaugural-financing/
“We are all in this together” – ARI General Counsel Gareth Byrne talks diversity and inclusion in travel retail
Read more: https://www.moodiedavittreport.com/we-are-all-in-this-together-ari-general-counsel-gareth-byrne-talks-diversity-and-inclusion-in-travel-retail/
Willie Walsh warns that shift to greener fuels will push up airfares
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/willie-walsh-warns-that-shift-to-greener-fuels-will-push-up-airfares-1.4796227
@ByERussell “Sometimes legacy is also a positive,” said Norwegian Air CEO Geir Karlsen Friday. The airline, a year out from its restructuring, is cashing in on its legacy position at London Gatwick by selling slots — with more sales planned.
@ByERussell Spirit Airlines is the latest to make a move to address the pilot shortage: It has partnered with the ATP Flight School to create the Spirit Direct Program, giving trainees an “accelerated path” to a job at Spirit. $SAVE.
@ByERussell Suitors circling Italy’s ITA Airways, but not so much Air France-KLM, which CEO Ben Smith says is cautious of making a third bid for the Italian airline. Conveniently, the group can’t until until it repays billions in state aid.
@ByERussell The budding eVTOL segment has received more commitments at the Singapore Airshow but the aircraft are still years away from carrying paying passengers.
@ByERussell “The more we can make our program, our card benefits attractive to our customers, revenue is going to follow.” Delta adds buy-now, pay-later function to lure more younger travellers. ICYMI
Capital A expects full recovery from Covid-19 pandemic by Q4 of 2022
Embraer Sees Good Opportunities in Asia, Says CEO
Experience the redesigned cabin onboard Finnair long-haul flights
FAA administrator Steve Dickson resigns effective as of March 31