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JUNE 2021

Week 26

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 28, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Cathay Pacific Group forecasts reduced cash burn in 2021 second half

Cathay Pacific Group's monthly cash burn is forecast to be below HK$1 billion (US$129 million) a month in the second half of calendar 2021. Read More »



Virgin cabin crew member contracts COVID-19; Australian-New Zealand travel bubble suspended

A Virgin Australia (VA) cabin crew member from Sydney, who has tested positive to COVID-19 amid a fresh outbreak of the virus across the country, has led to the temporary suspension of quarantine free travel between Australia and New Zealand. Read More »



CALC receives credit rating from Moody's

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has received a corporate family rating (CFR) of Ba1 and foreign currency and local currency issuer ratings of Ba2 from Moody's Investors Service. Read More »



Indonesia grants Super Air Jet its Air Operator Certificate

Indonesia's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted new airline, Super Air Jet, its Air Operator Certificate (AOC). Read More »



Royal Brunei begins A320neo cargo flights

Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has reconfigured one of its A320neos for freighter operations. Read More »



FAA letter to Boeing raised 777-9 certification issues, reports Seattle Times

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wrote to Boeing in May outlining issues related to the certification of the 777-9X wide-body, The Seattle Times newspaper reported on the weekend. Read More »