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JULY 2021

Week 29

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 20, 2021

By Jordan Chong



JAL domestic passenger numbers fall for third straight month

Japan Airlines (JAL) recorded a third consecutive month of passenger declines on its domestic network in June. Read More »



Jin Air signs through checkin agreement with Delta

South Korea's Jin Air said it had signed an inter airline through checkin (IATCI) agreement with Delta Air Lines. Read More »



Cargo company makes court claim against Garuda seeking debt settlement

An Indonesian cargo airline, PT My Indo Airlines, has taken court action against Garuda Indonesia seeking a debt settlement. Read More »



Thai Smile suspends all domestic flights until August 3

Thai Airways International (THAI) said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand its subsidiary Thai Smile would suspend all schedule domestic commercial flights from July 21 to August 3. Read More »



Sydney Airport traffic affected by stay-at-home orders

Sydney Airport said in a regulatory filing to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) it had 906,000 domestic passengers through its terminals in June, down 32.7% month-on-month from 1.3 million in May. Read More »



Vietnam regulator suspends flights from southern provinces

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) said in a statement it had written to airlines to suspend domestic passenger flights to and from airports in the southern provinces for a 14-day period from July 19 to August 1. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

Hong Kong-headquartered Plaza Premium Group has signed a partnership with Virgin Atlantic where it will operate the airline's premium passenger lounges at New York JFK, as well as lounges at Boston, Johannesburg, San Francisco and Washington DC once they were reopened. Read More »