Published on August 9th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/08/2022
Acumen Aviation Newsletters:
Acumen Aviation and Fabrik Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement: https://bit.ly/3vGu0H0
Certificate Program Aircraft Redelivery Management: https://bit.ly/3zjcwT0
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 August: https://bit.ly/3pldSap
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 August: https://bit.ly/3QiylrI
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 August: https://bit.ly/3Q8sipY
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 August: https://bit.ly/3BOt0nS
North American Aviation Newsletter 8 August: https://bit.ly/3daSqSs
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus to deploy new Airbus A320neo’s predominantly on London Heathrow routes: https://bit.ly/3OmDa2t
SAS Connect (Ireland) Takes Delivery Of 15th Airbus A320neo: https://bit.ly/3OIPaLn
Vueling Airlines extends Cork to Paris Orly year round, announces new Shannon route: https://bit.ly/3baA8jj
A6-FPE Boeing 737-8 c/n 61003 FlyDubai Delivered Boeing Field-Shannon-Dubai05-07/08/22.
EI-GUR ATR72-212A(600)F c/n 1727 ASL Airlines Ireland Delivered Toulouse-Shannon 05/08/22 in FedEx colours.
EI-SIT Airbus A320-251N c/n 10937 SAS Connect Delivered Toulouse-Copenhagen 07/08/22.
Global Aviation News:
American Airlines Announces Investment in Hydrogen-Electric Engine Developer ZeroAvia
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/american-airlines-announces-investment-in-hydrogen-electric-engine-developer-zeroavia/
European air traffic domestic capacity recovery rates vary from 50% in Germany to 117% in Italy
Read more: https://airserviceone.com/european-air-traffic-domestic-capacity-recovery-rates-vary-from-50-in-germany-to-117-in-italy/
Jalan-Kalrock Consortium Selects IBS Software to Power Passenger Service, Booking, and Loyalty Systems for Jet Airways
Read more: https://www.ibsplc.com/news/jalan-kalrock-consortium-selects-ibs-software-to-power-passenger-service-booking-and-loyalty-systems-for-jet-airways
JetBlue’s 2nd European destination will be revealed this year, CEO says
Read more: https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-new-european-route-coming/
Travel restrictions drastically cut COVID-19 cases entering Canada, but didn’t stop new outbreaks: study
Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/travel-restrictions-drastically-cut-covid-19-cases-entering-canada-but-didn-t-stop-new-outbreaks-study-1.6012105
Vertical Aerospace and Babcock International partner to explore new variants for the VX4
Read more: https://vertical-aerospace.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/PRESS-RELEASE-Vertical-Aerospace-and-Babcock-International-partner-to-explore-new-variants-for-the-VX4.pdf
Virgin Atlantic To Fly eVTOL Air Taxi Trials in the UK
Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2022-07-18/virgin-atlantic-fly-evtol-air-taxi-trials-uk
Vistara inducts its Third Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner; Ramps up Frequencies to Frankfurt and Paris
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/vistara-inducts-its-third-boeing-787-9-dreamliner-ramps-up-frequencies-to-frankfurt-and-paris/
ZeroAvia Secures Additional $30 Million in Funding from IAG, Barclays, NEOM & AENU
Read more: https://www.zeroavia.com/series-b-round
Irish Aviation News:
Aergo Capital announces the successful delivery of two (2) B737-8 (MAX) aircraft to Batik Air Malaysia
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/aergo-capital-announces-the-successful-delivery-of-two-2-b737-8-max-aircraft-to-batik-air-malaysia/
Analysis: the Ryanair-Wizz showdown in depth
Read more: https://www.aviacionline.com/2022/08/analysis-the-ryanair-wizz-showdown-in-depth/
AV AirFinance Names Stephen Murphy as New Chief Executive Officer
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/av-airfinance-names-stephen-murphy-as-new-chief-executive-officer/
Darren Moloney, Managing Director, Sky Handling Partner Opening Statement to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications Committee – 26th July 2022
Read more: https://data.oireachtas.ie/ie/oireachtas/committee/dail/33/joint_committee_on_transport_and_communications/submissions/2022/2022-07-26_opening-statement-darren-moloney-managing-director-sky-handling-partner_en.pdf
Deucalion Aviation sells one A320 to ST Engineering
Read more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/deucalion-aviation-sells-one-a320-to-st/
EI-HGF Boeing 737-8200 Ryanair Third Flight
Read more: https://boefamily.flights/737/62317
EI-NSB Airbus A320-251N Aer Lingus Delivered
Read more: https://aibfamily.flights/A320/10786#post-delivery
How Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary regained his throne as king of the skies
Ryanair August 2022 UK / Ireland Network Adjustment
Read more: https://aeroroutes.com/eng/220726-fraug22gbie
That Makes 30 Italian Airports: Ryanair Returns To Forlì After 14 Years
Read more: https://simpleflying.com/ryanair-forli-return-30-italian-airports/
@airlinewriter “Obviously, we’ll be taking out a loan,” (@JetBlue President Joanna) Geraghty said. “But we feel good about our ability to pay for this.” I think bankers want a wee bit more confidence in $JBLU’s ability to repay.
@airlinewriter Editorial board of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram to @SouthwestAir: “Y’all come on over to DFW Airport, ok?” Can’t happen before 2025.
@airlinewriter SWA chief commercial officer, explaining why @SouthwestAir serves multiple airports in LA and the Bay Area, says travellers like their “neighbourhood airport.” I’d never heard that one.
@ByERussell Allegiant Air reports a $4.4 million net profit in Q2 on revenues of nearly $630 million, a revenue record for the airline. But, as at other carriers, expenses grew faster driven primarily by fuel. $ALGT.
@David_Slotnick At the start of the Q&A, JetBlue CFO Ursula Hurley says the airline plans to take a $3.5 billion bridge loan to close the transaction with a 6% interest rate. Once the deal closes, it’ll assess long-term debt or other asset liquidation options.
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says bookings are strong even as workers return to the office
Brussels Airlines Safety Video 2022
Delta CEO Ed Bastian : Pilot contract negotiations ‘not a wage fight’
DOT Seeks To Tighten Rules For Airline Refunds