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MARCH 2021

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 11, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Australia’s Jetstar borrows six A320s from Japanese LCC affiliate

Jetstar group CEO, Gareth Evans, told a CAPA conference yesterday the LCC group would temporarily transfer six A320s from its Japan affiliate to Australia, where there was "space for us to grow into", RoutesOnline has reported. Read More »



Australia unveils US$932 million aid package for airlines and associated businesses

The Australian government said today it would subsidise 800,000 air tickets to 13 domestic destinations as part of an aviation and tourism support package. Read More »



All Nippon Airways joins IATA Travel Pass trial

All Nippon Airways (ANA) said yesterday it would trial the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Travel Pass app for managing and verifying COVID-19 test results and vaccinations. Read More »



AerCap’s buyout of GECAS signed, sealed and expected to be delivered

Aircraft lessor, AerCap, said overnight it had signed a definitive agreement to buy rival lessor, General Electric's GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Read More »



No automatic slot renewal for grounded Jet Airways argues Indian regulator

India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation have told the country's National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Jet Airways did not have a historical right to keep take-off and landing slots it held before the airline's collapse in 2019, local media has reported. Read More »



Cebu Pacific completes US$258 million fully subscribed capital raising

Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) said in a regulatory filing to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday the company had completed its capital raising. Read More »