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JUNE 2021

Week 23

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 8, 2021



Hong Kong government grants Cathay Pacific loan facility extension

Cathay Pacific said the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will extend the drawdown period of a bridging loan facility for 12 months. Read More »



Hong Kong Airlines preparing for staff cuts, fleet grounding

Hong Kong Airlines is planning to reduce its workforce by 50% and park most of its aircraft, South China Morning Post's (SCMP) Danny Lee reported overnight, citing sources familiar with the plan. Read More »



IndiGo CEO sees modest turnaround in domestic India traffic

IndiGo CEO, Ronojoy Dutta, is hopeful the "modest turnaround" in traffic in the last week of May and in early June will add momentum to the sector in the months ahead. Read More »



Airbus delivered 50 aircraft and received seven orders in May

Airbus said overnight it delivered 50 aircraft to 32 customers in May: four A220s, 41 A320 family aircraft, one A330neo, three A350s and an A380. Read More »



Jeju Air starts Incheon-Saipan route

South Korea's Jeju Air has resumed nonstop flights between Seoul Incheon and Saipan, the Yonhap News Agency has reported, citing comments from an airline spokesperson. Read More »



All Nippon Airways schedules Tokyo-Hangzhou cargo flights

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will operate two return cargo flights between Tokyo Narita and Hangzhou this month, with 767-300 freighters, in response to increased demand. Read More »