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MARCH 2021

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 17, 2021

By Jordan Chong



AirAsia Group raises US$21.1 million from second share placement

AirAsia Group has completed the second tranche of its private share placement, which raised 86.8 million ringgit (US$21.1 million) from the sale of 100,367,362 new shares at 0.865 ringgit per share. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia suffers demand collapse in peak holiday season

Garuda Indonesia’s latest monthly traffic report said its domestic passenger network was at 24.4% of pre-COVID-19 levels in January. Read More »



Malaysia’s key gateway records dramatic drop in passenger traffic

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) handled 131,000 passengers in February, down 96.4% from 3.5 million a year ago, figures from Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB), published this week, reported. Read More »



All Nippon Airways reports 65% increase in domestic passenger load factor in February

All Nippon Airways (ANA) monthly traffic report showed the Japanese carrier flew 693,780 passengers on its domestic network in February, down 77.8%, from 3.1 million, in the same month a year earlier. Read More »



Qantas Group held 74% of “Down Under” domestic market in peak December season

A report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published today showed Qantas Group – Qantas, regional wing QantasLink and LCC Jetstar – had a 74% share of the domestic market in December, down slightly from 75% last September. Read More »



All Nippon Airway’s budget carrier to fly 74% of full network

Japanese LCC, Peach Aviation, said yesterday it planned to increase its flying in April to 74% of pre-COVID-19 schedules, an improvement from a 55% operation rate for March. Read More »