Published on February 28th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/02/2022
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:
Aer Lingus restarts Dublin to Miami route from 21 October: https://bit.ly/3Js9kHd
EI-CPG Airbus A321-211 Aer Lingus Ferried Ciudad Real to Lasham: https://bit.ly/3utcJ44
United Airlines reconnects Dublin to Washington Dulles, increases capacity by almost 30%: https://bit.ly/3h9oxAx
EI-DAP Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33551 Incline Ferried Lasham-Novosibirsk-Jinan 09-11/02/22 prior P2F conversion.
EI-DAR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 33552 ASL Airlines Belgium Ferried Lasham-Novosibirsk-Jinan 09-11/02/22 prior P2F conversion.
EI-GZD Boeing 737-8 c/n 42838 SMBC Aviation Capital Delivered Boeing Field-Woensdrecht 08/02/22 for smartLynx Airlines.
EI-GZZ Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 35100 Wilmington Trust SP Services Ferried Brussels-Woensdrecht 07/02/22 ex PH-TFA.
9H-VOX Boeing 737-548 c/n 24919 Comlux Malta Ferried Tallinn-London Stansted 08/02/22 ex G-MADA/EI-CDB/EI-BXF.
Global Aviation News:
DIAL says expansion work of arrival terminal at T1 complete; ready for operation
Read more: https://travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/aviation/domestic/dial-says-expansion-work-of-arrival-terminal-at-t1-complete-ready-for-operations/89408202
Emirates chief Sir Tim Clark talks growth and retirement
Read more: https://www.airlineratings.com/news/emirates-chief-sir-tim-clark-talks-growth-retirement/
Emirates inks MOU with Maldivian to explore connectivity and other partnership opportunities
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-inks-mou-with-maldivian-to-explore-connectivity-and-other-partnership-opportunities/
Finnair refreshed long haul cabin revealed
Read more: https://easy.finnair.com/en/news/refreshed-long-haul-cabin-revealed-2529190
Iberia’s Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington and San Francisco routes get June 1 start date
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/iberia-dallas-dfw-washington-san-francisco-nostop-flights/
IndiGo should continue expanding domestic, ‘regional international footprint’: Rahul Bhatia
Read more: https://travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/aviation/domestic/indigo-should-continue-expanding-domestic-regional-international-footprint-rahul-bhatia/89433886
ITA Airways announces Partnership with German Airways for a wet lease agreement on new routes from Milan Linate to London city, Luxembourg, and Geneva
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/ita-airways-announces-partnership-with-german-airways-for-a-wet-lease-agreement-on-new-routes-from-milan-linate-to-london-city-luxembourg-and-geneva/
Thai AirAsia sells 7 aircraft, leases 8 to handle future risk
Read more: https://www.thaienquirer.com/37347/thai-airasia-sells-7-aircraft-leases-8-to-handle-future-risk/
Vertical Aerospace announces collaboration with Leonardo for VX4
Read more: https://verticalmag.com/press-releases/vertical-aerospace-announces-collaboration-with-leonardo-for-vx4/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus considers further State loans as losses hit €347m
Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-considers-further-state-loans-as-losses-hit-347m-1.4811895
Aergo Capital announces the acquisition of two (2) B737-800 Freighters from AviaAM Leasing
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aergo-capital-announces-the-acquisition-of-two-2-b737-800-freighters-from-aviaam-leasing/
Avolon Returns to Profitability Amid Strengthening Recovery
Read more: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220208005691/en/2021-Full-Year-Results-Avolon-Returns-to-Profitability-Amid-Strengthening-Recovery
Directors Cut – An Interview with Airline Captain Niall Downey on what aviation can contribute to healthcare
Dublin Airport – February Update
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/airports/2412/dublin-airport/news/297624/dublin-airport-february-update/
Entrepreneur Conor McCarthy launches his own own airline, Emerald Airlines
Eirtech Receive Chinese CAAC STC for Honeywell CPDLC Solution on B737
Read more: https://www.eirtechaviation.ie/news/eirtech-receive-chinese-caac-stc-honeywell-cpdlc-solution-b737/
McGreevy Engineering confident of aerospace recovery this year
Read more: https://www.aero-mag.com/mcgreevy-engineering-25022022
Ryanair and Wizz Air lead adding seats for summer
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/ryanair-and-wizz-air-lead-adding-seats-for-summer-598092
@lesliejosephs Southwest up but less than rivals w investors digesting this cost forecast: Q1 top +24% vs ’19 and ’22 as much as +16%. CEO Gary Kelly on last earnings day as CEO, tells @SquawkStreet on inflation “I think it’s a huge problem. I would be very concerned about the word “transitory”.
@lesliejosephs Southwest is raising wage floor to $17/hr from $15/hr it set last year as it sets out on latest hiring spree: goal of 8,000 employees $LUV.
@lesliejosephs Southwest says 40% of the 8,000 employees it wants to hire this year are for flight crew positions.
@qatarairways Qatar Airways GCEO H. E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker: “We hope this retro design will bring many memories of travel to our passengers, especially those who experienced travelling with us in our early years.”
@routesonline During the #RoutesAmericas conference programme, Sun Country’s CEO highlighted how important and beneficial it is for tourism authorities and airlines to work together #aviation #tourism.
Airlines slashing the cost of flying to get Australians back into the air
Air France-KLM CEO on Ukraine, Capital Raise, Hiring
AirAsia to launch air taxi services in Southeast Asia
Former pilot reveals why he’s ‘confident’ MH370 will be found