Published on May 6th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 06/05/2022

Acumen Aviation Newsletters:

Acumen Appoints Ian Clark as Advisor – Asset Management

Certificate Program Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection /Sales Assistance

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 3 May

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 3 May

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 May

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 May

North American Newsletter 3 May

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Blue Air announces New Iasi Base connects to Dublin

Emerald Airlines adds seventh ATR72-600 to growing fleet:

Record VistaJet business jet activity reported at Dublin Airport

Aircraft Update:

SP-RZM Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62340 Buzz Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/04/22.

TF-GOE Embraer 190 c/n 19000547 Goshawk Air Test at Norwich 28/04/22.

2-HOPL ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1283 Loganair Delivered Toulouse/Francazal-Aberdeen 22/04/22.

Global Aviation News:

Emirates widens fleet refurbish plan amid delays to new deliveries
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Ethiopian Airlines USA Regional Director Talks Pandemic Recovery, Air Cargo and More

Eurocontrol Comprehensive Assessment European Aviation 28 April 
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Eviation Signs Deal with Cape Air for 75 All-Electric Alice Commuter Aircraft
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Fleet growth positions Virgin Australia for higher capacity, lower emissions
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Global Aviation Outlook: Delayed But Persuasive Recovery Despite New Turbulence
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JetBlue invests in multibillion-dollar green fund
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Jetstar Asia adds Surabaya to expanding network, boosts frequency to Jakarta, Bali
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Qantas Group Announces Major Aircraft Order To Shape Its Future
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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Cityjet Dublin Completed Slot Trade
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Alan Joyce’s revival: The Qantas CEO investors love
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Dublin Airport North Runway Relevant Action Application 
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Exeter Airport celebrates launch of Dublin flights with seamless onward connections to the USA
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IWG takes wing with opening of new facility at Dublin Airport [Paywall]

Jet2 Boost Summer Capacity On Popular Route From Belfast
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LCI signs agreement with BETA Technologies (BETA) for a committed order of up to 125 EVTOL aircraft
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Ryanair opens a connection from Helsinki Airport to four favourite summer destinations
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Ryanair group to expand MRO facility at Kaunas airport
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Tweet Picks:

@ByERussell Demand already outpaces 2019 this summer for @CapeAir but the airline can’t fly as much as it wants because of the pilot shortage. CEO Linda Markham worries that current airline hiring tactics are detrimental to the industry as a whole.

@ByERussell .”@flySEA will be the first major airport to implement Customs and Border Protection’s ‘Bag First’ process,” where arriving international travellers collect their bags before proceeding through passport control.

@ByERussell Former Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly famously said roughly 20% of business travel would never return after the pandemic. It still hasn’t returned in full, but it’s recovering faster than the airline expected, reports @munnikrishnan . $LUV.

@ByERussell “Long-term, we do need to work on regional pilot supply,” says American CEO Isom on the pilot shortage. He cites AA’s pilot cadet program, but no mention of the industry coming together to address the issue as Cape Air’s CEO called for earlier this week.

@ByERussell Microsoft says there has been a significant uptick in internal travel bookings in recent weeks, a day after Alaska Airlines said it saw a 50-point improvement in bookings by an unnamed tech company over the same period. Coincidence?.

Video Picks:

Delta CEO Ed Bastian on ending mask mandate: ‘We’ve done it for two years… time to move beyond that’

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes weighs in on first quarter results as stock loses altitude

Global airline capacity hits 2022 high

GlobalX Management Update


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