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JULY 2021

Week 27

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 5, 2021

By Jordan Chong



AirAsia Indonesia suspends flights for one month

AirAsia Indonesia announced on Saturday all domestic and international flights would be suspended from Tuesday, July 6 until Friday, August 6 in support of the country's latest efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 across the archipelago nation. Read More »



Jetstar Japan names new chairman of the joint venture LCC

Jetstar Japan has named Nick McGlynn as chairman of the low-cost carrier. Read More »



BOC Aviation forecasts profit decline for 2021 first half

BOC Aviation said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that net profit for the six months to June 30, 2021 is forecast at 20% - 25% below the US$323 million net profit the lessor achieved 12 months earlier. Read More »



Sydney Airport records positive price bounce after infrastructure group takeover bid

Sydney Airport said in a regulatory filing to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) today it had received a conditional and non-binding takeover proposal from a consortium of infrastructure investors - IFM, QSuper and Global Infrastructure Management. Read More »



Quarantine free travel between Australia and New Zealand resumes

New Zealand reopened quarantine-free travel with four Australian states and territories – the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria – from 2359 yesterday. Read More »



Korean Air moves closer to 2024 full merger with former rival Asiana Airlines

Korean Air (KAL) said late last week its post-merger integration (PMI) plan for the proposed acquisition of Asiana Airlines had been approved by the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB). Read More »