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Week 7

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 16, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Miserable January for SIA Group

SIA Group flew 78,400 passengers in January, down 97.7% from 3.4 million in the same month a year ago. Read More »



Japan’s second State of Emergency delivers blow to ANA passenger traffic

All Nippon Airways (ANA) carried 758,317 passengers on its domestic network in January, which was 50% of the 1.5 million domestic passengers it transported in December. Read More »



Bangkok Airways opens lounges to domestic passengers at seven Thai airports

Bangkok Airways will reopen lounges and food and beverages outlets to domestic passengers at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui, Sukhothai and Trat airports from March 1. Read More »



South Korea’s largest LCC reveals US$285 million annual loss

Jeju Air, which operates one of the busiest city pairs in the world, Seoul-Jeju, has reported a 314 billion won (US$285 million) net loss for calendar 2020 compared with a 33 billion won net loss for the 12 months a year ago. Read More »



Airlines worldwide accepted 28 Embraer jets in final quarter of 2020

Embraer delivered 28 commercial aircraft – 21 E175s, one E190-E2 and six E195-E2s – in the three months to December 31, 2020, an increase from seven commercial aircraft deliveries in the three months to September 30, 2020 but 36% below the 44 deliveries in the same quarter in 2019. Read More »



Passengers at Malaysia’s biggest airport fell away by 95.1% in January

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) handled 261,000 passengers in January 2021, down 95.1% from 5.3 million a year ago, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) reported to Kuala Lumpur's Bursa Malaysia yesterday. Read More »