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Week 5

Orient Aviation Daily Digest, February 2, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Japan Airlines predicts full year blow out in losses

Japan Airlines (JAL) downgraded its forecast for its financial year yesterday. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia’s domestic traffic improved for final month of 2020

Garuda Indonesia said it carried 491,275 passengers on its domestic network in December 2020, up 17% from 419,750 passengers in November. Read More »



Boeing adjusts 777-X order book

Boeing said in a recent regulatory filing it had reduced the number of firm orders for the in-development 777-X wide-body by 118 aircraft, leaving the program with 191 firm orders. Read More »



Hainan Airlines shares continue to lose value on Mainland bourse

Hainan Airlines shares have fallen for a second day after it flagged late last week it would report a 2020 full year net loss of 58 billion to 65 billion yuan (US$9.0 billion-US$10.1 billion). Read More »



China Airlines moves fast to win COVID-19 vaccine transport business

China Airlines (CAL) said yesterday it had launched an ultra-low temperature delivery service to benefit from opportunities arising from COVID-19 vaccine delivery. Read More »



All Nippon Airways launches new trial of staff autonomous bus transport

All Nippon Airways (ANA) said yesterday it had commenced the latest trial of an autonomous bus to transport staff around Tokyo Haneda as it worked to implement driverless bus technology by 2025 at the downtown Tokyo airport. Read More »