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MARCH 2021

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 10, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Disastrous results follow a disastrous year for Cathay Pacific Group

Cathay Pacific Group chairman, Patrick Healy, said today the short-term outlook for the company in 2021 continued to be challenging after the Hong Kong-based airline group reported a net loss of HK$21.6 billion (US$2.8 billion) for calendar 2020. Read More »



Hard times continue at Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines (JAL) flew 632,557 passengers on its domestic network in February, down 75.3% from 2.6 million in the same month a year earlier, JAL's monthly traffic report, published yesterday, showed. Read More »



IATA poll reports passengers keen to return to flying

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, said overnight the results of a recent poll of travellers showed "people have not lost their taste for the freedom to fly". Read More »



Boeing reports Singapore Airlines among customers with orders in February

Boeing's orders and deliveries report for February published overnight showed the manufacturer received 55 commercial airline orders last month. Read More »



ATR losses climb as delivered aircraft decline reports partner Leonardo

ATR delivered 10 aircraft in calendar 2020, down from 68 deliveries 12 months earlier, figures from the turboprop maker's 50% shareholder, Leonardo, revealed overnight. Read More »



AerCap confirms discussions to merge with GECAS

Aircraft lessor, AerCap, has confirmed reports of a potential US$30 billion merger with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Read More »