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MAY 2021

Week 19

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 11, 2021

By Jordan Chong



China Airlines faces schedule disruptions from new pilot quarantine rules

China Airlines (CAL) is facing disruptions to its passenger and cargo schedule after the government said yesterday the Taiwanese carrier's pilots would have to undertake 14 days in quarantine to stamp out an outbreak of COVID-19. Read More »



CEB reports US$152.4 million first quarter loss; raises US$250 million in fresh liquidity

Cebu Pacific (CEB) yesterday reported a net loss of 7.3 billion pesos (US$152.4 million) for the three months to March 31, 2021, compared with a net loss of 1.2 billion pesos a year ago. Read More »



Sydney Airport returns to three runway operation

In an encouraging sign for the return of air travel in Australia, Sydney Airport said yesterday its east-west runway had re-opened for flight operations. Read More »



Philippines Airlines needs more time to report financial results

PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines, has requested an extension to the deadline for submitting its quarterly financial results. Read More »



MHI's aerospace business narrows full-year loss

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) said yesterday its aircraft, defence and space business posted an operating loss of 94.8 billion yen for the 12 months to March 31, 2021, an improvement from a net loss of 208.7 billion yen 12 months earlier. Read More »



Suvarnabhumi airport architect killed in cycling accident

The architect behind the design of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Helmut Jahn, died in a cycling accident in Campton Hills, Illinois on Saturday. Read More »