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JUNE 2021

Week 23

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 7, 2021



ASEAN and European Union sign aviation agreement

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) have committed to an aviation agreement that will allow carriers from both regional blocs to potentially operate on more routes. Read More »



IndiGo reports US$797.6 million annual net loss

India’s IndiGo has reported a net loss of 58.1 billion rupees (US$797.6 million) for the 12 months to March 31, 2021 compared with a net loss of 2.3 billion rupees a year ago. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines cutting network by 85% during Malaysia’s latest lockdown

Malaysia Airlines has reduced its network by 85% from June 1 to June 14, the period of Malaysia's latest lockdown or Movement Control Order. Read More »



IATA announces cash burn slowing at airlines

Figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show airlines slowed their rate of cash burn in the first three months of 2021. Read More »



Embraer E190-E2 receives steep approach certification from European regulator

Embraer said the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded its E190-E2 regional jet certification for steep approaches. Read More »



BOC Aviation names Wei Hanguang as non-executive director; Wang Zhiheng steps down

BOC Aviation said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Wang Zhiheng had resigned as a non-executive director and stepped down from the board on June 4 after he was appointed to a new role at the Bank of China. Read More »