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APRIL 2021

Week 17

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 26, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Singapore says conditions “ripe” for May 26 launch of Hong Kong air travel bubble

Hong Kong and Singapore today announced Wednesday May 26 would be the starting date of quarantine free travel between the two countries. Read More »



Local media reports Cathay Pacific Group considering reduced 777-9 order

Cathay Pacific group was considering a reduction in its order for Boeing's in-development 777-9 from 21 aircraft to 10-15 aircraft, Hong Kong's South China Morning Post newspaper reported today, citing two unnamed sources briefed on the matter. Read More »



ANA HOLDINGS INC. narrows expected full-year loss by 20%

ANA HOLDINGS INC., the parent company of All Nippon Airways (ANA), has reduced its expected annual net loss due to cost cutting and an update of tax assessments. Read More »



AirAsia Group’s Fernandes predicts company’s fundraising to come to fruition by mid-2021

AirAsia Group co-founder and CEO, Tony Fernandes, told reporters at a Friday media event in Kuala Lumpur there would be clarity about the company's financial restructuring by July, the Reuters news agency reported. Read More »



Zhuhai Airshow sets September 28 start date

Organisers of the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition said late last week the event would be held in Zhuhai from September 28 to October 3. Read More »



BOC Aviation names new chairman

BOC Aviation said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on Friday Chen Huaiyu had been appointed as a non-executive director and the company's new chairman. Read More »