Published on March 30th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/03/2022
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Certificate Program Aircraft Mid-Term Lease Inspection: https://bit.ly/3tmbgdQ
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 28 March: https://bit.ly/3ILBITG
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 28 March: https://bit.ly/3Lkv9cG
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 March: https://bit.ly/3iOjCpv
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 March: https://bit.ly/3Ns9RM1
North American Newsletter 28 March: https://bit.ly/3tIKXzW
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Delta Airlines restores connectivity between Atlanta and Dublin: https://bit.ly/3uyXe98
EI-EIK Airbus A330-300 Aer Lingus Ferried Bordeaux to Dublin: https://bit.ly/3IMu4bI
Kazakhstan’s Air Astana re-registers aircraft in Ireland: https://bit.ly/3IL4LXD
EI-KBG Airbus A320-232 c/n 6029 Air Astana Registered at Almaty International 17/03/22 ex P4-KBG.
EI-KHA Embraer 190-E2 c/n 19020012 Air Astana Registered at Almaty International 17/03/22 ex P4-KHA.
EI-KHC Embraer 190-E2 c/n 19020014 Air Astana Registered at Almaty International 17/03/22 ex P4-KHC.
Global Aviation News:
Amazon Air expands its fleet and network, with widebodies on the horizon
Read more: https://theloadstar.com/amazon-air-expands-its-fleet-and-network-with-widebodies-on-the-horizon/
Emirates signs agreement with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote tourism to Southeast Asian Kingdom
Read more: https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-signs-agreement-with-the-tourism-authority-of-thailand-to-promote-tourism-to-southeast-asian-kingdom
Flydubai to launch first UAE flights as Saudi’s AlUla looks to grow tourism status
Read more: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/industries/travel-hospitality/flydubai-to-launch-first-uae-flights-as-saudis-alula-looks-to-grow-tourism-status
GOAL delivers the last of three A320-200 aircraft to Volotea
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/goal-delivers-the-last-of-three-a320-200-aircraft-to-volotea/
IATA Statement – EUACA Revised Slot Guidance
Read more: https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/2022-releases/2022-02-02-02/
KLM plans to stop monitoring face masks this week – despite Dutch government rules
Read more: https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/klm-dutch-airlines-government-face-mask-rules-boycott/
North Icelandic Startup Niceair Eyes International Routes
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/297646/north-icelandic-startup-niceair-eyes-international-routes/
Irish Aviation News:
Dublin Airport – March Update
Read more: https://www.routesonline.com/airports/2412/dublin-airport/news/297789/dublin-airport-march-update/
EirTrade Aviation introduces engine disassembly
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/total-teardown-eirtrade-aviation-introduces-engine-disassembly/
Flybe to go head-to-head with regional rivals at Belfast City Airport
Read more: https://www.irishnews.com/business/2022/03/23/news/flybe-to-go-head-to-head-with-regional-rivals-at-belfast-city-airport-2621676/
His Royal Highness, Prince of Wales talks drones with GeoAerospace
Read more: https://geoaerospace.com/news/f/his-royal-highness-charles-prince-of-wales-meets-geoaerospace
ISIF extends support for Aer Lingus with new €200m debt facility
Read more: https://isif.ie/news/isif-extends-support-for-aer-lingus-with-new-200m-debt-facility
Minister Coveney attends Air Corps 100th Anniversary Event
Read more: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/e80f0-press-release-minister-coveney-attends-air-corps-100th-anniversary-event/
NAC delivered one ATR 72-600 to Loganair on lease
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/nac-delivered-one-atr-72-600-msn-1237-to-loganair-on-lease/
Responses to the Issues Paper on the Third Interim Review of the 2019 Determination published by Commission for Aviation Regulation
Read more: https://www.aviationreg.ie/regulation-of-airport-charges-dublin-airport/2019-determination.841.html
Ryanair is first airline to fly from Berlin Brandenburg Terminal 2 (T2)
Read more: https://corporate.berlin-airport.de/en/unternehmen-presse/media-portal/pressemitteilungen/2022-03-24-t2-ist-offen.html
@ByERussell “KLM capacity to the USA this summer matches that of 2019.”KLM cites a “steady” growth in U.S. demand since travel restrictions eased in November.
@ByERussell Privately owned Russian airlines “very much see the endgame beyond this current crisis … and they are doing everything possible knowing that they need our aircraft and other Western supplied aircraft,” Air Lease CEO John Plueger said this week.
@ByERussell Raymond James is “constructive on airlines with stronger balance sheets and earnings recovery less reliant on high capacity growth,” given the volatility of oil, labour constraints, new Covid wave, etc. Alaska, Delta, and SkyWest all rated “Strong Buy.” $ALK $DAL $SKYW.
@ByERussell “There is a shortage of pilots at regional airlines,” says outgoing American CEO Doug Parker. That constraint is limiting industry capacity, but it’s not a long-term issue, he adds. $AAL.
@ByERussell The pilot shortage cost American an extra $61 million in the fourth quarter, and the carrier has been forced to trim capacity in the first half of the year.
Ray Kelleher – Ryanair – CONNECT 2022
Shannon airport now allows you keep liquids in your carry on bag
She changed Kenya Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner to cargo aircraft, first in the world
Spirit Airlines CEO Ted Christie sees strong recovery heading into Spring 2022