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JULY 2021

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 13, 2021

By Jordan Chong



AirAsia Group to tap shareholders for US$244 million in rights issue

AirAsia Group said in a regulatory filing to the Bursa Malaysia it planned to raise up to one billion ringgit (US$244 million) from existing shareholders in a rights issue of seven-year redeemable convertible unsecured Islamic debt securities. Read More »



EVA Air passenger numbers drop 21.5% month on month

EVA Air's monthly traffic figures show the Taiwanese carrier flew 24,819 passengers in June, down 21.5% from 31,613 air travellers transported by the airline in May. Read More »



China Airlines records fresh low in passenger numbers for June

China Airlines (CAL) recorded its lowest monthly passenger total since the start of the pandemic last month when the Taiwanese carrier flew 5,183 passengers for the 30 days. Read More »



Vietnam Airlines to resume selected international routes: report

Vietnam Airlines plans to reinstate several nonstop international flights across its network later in the month, local media has reported, citing an airline update. Read More »



Former SIA Group CFO joins BOC Aviation as chief risk officer

BOC Aviation has appointed former Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group chief financial officer, Stephen Barnes, as its new chief risk officer. Read More »



Asiana Airlines signs air travel bubble with Northern Mariana Islands

Asiana Airlines is partnering with the government of the Northern Mariana Islands for resumption of air services in the Pacific Ocean region. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

Air travel services provider, dnata, has promoted Musdalifa Abdullah to managing director of the region from chief financial officer. Read More »