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MARCH 2021

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 8, 2021

By Jordan Chong



All Nippon Airways plans domestic A380 jaunts from Narita, Osaka and Chubu

All Nippon Airways (ANA) said today it would operate five sightseeing flights with its A380 "Flying Honu" in April. Read More »



Airbus announces cancellations for 92 aircraft in February

Airbus said late last week it delivered 32 aircraft to 20 customers in February, lifting its year-to-date total to 53 aircraft in 2021. Read More »



Qantas goes to court over Virgin Australia appointment

Qantas Group has commenced legal proceedings to ensure a former senior Jetstar executive fulfils all contractual obligations before starting work at rival, Virgin Australia (VA), local media has reported. Read More »



Hong Kong’s Choi takes a gamble on AirAsia Group

Hong Kong businessman and AirAsia Group shareholder, Stanley Choi, told the South China Morning Post he expected the LCC group would be among the first airline companies to recover from COVID-19. Read More »



Korean Air moves closer to Seoul CBD land sale

Korean Air (KAL) is reported to have reached a deal to sell its land holding in Seoul’s CBD. Read More »



Taiwan and Palau close to air travel bubble agreement

Taiwan and Palau are expected to establish an air travel bubble between their two countries, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) reported, citing unnamed sources. Read More »