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MARCH 2021

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 15, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Singapore reveals air travel bubble negotiations with Australia

Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, said yesterday he was hopeful international travel would restart by year-end as more people received the coronavirus vaccine. Read More »



Two SIA Group MAXs return to fleet from storage in Australia

Singapore Airlines (SIA) flew a 737 MAX 8 test flight on March 11 after a communications antenna had been installed on the aircraft, FlightGlobal has reported. Read More »



EVA Air Cargo up 161.55% from February 2020

EVA Air's monthly traffic figures showed the Taiwan-based carrier flew 17,092 passengers in February, down 39.2%, from 28,099 passengers, in the previous month. Read More »



All Nippon Airways forecasts big jump in domestic passengers during Golden Week

All Nippon Airways (ANA) said late last week its domestic network would be at 62% of pre-COVID-19 levels in April, representing 13,198 domestic flights for the month. Read More »



Japan Airlines asks for customer patience as it rebuilds network

Japan Airlines (JAL) said its domestic network would operate at 65% of pre-COVID-19 levels from April 1-April 28 due to reduced demand from COVID-19. Read More »



Manila service halted after passengers test COVID-19 positive

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said yesterday Cathay Pacific flights from Manila would be suspended for two weeks after five passengers on the March 13 CX906 service tested positive for COVID-19. Read More »