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JULY 2021

Week 29

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 21, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Hong Kong and Singapore push back discussions on air travel bubble to end of August

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Singapore government will resume discussions on an air travel bubble (ATB) late next month. Read More »



India's domestic aviation market recovers in June

Airlines in India carried 3.1 million domestic passengers last month, up 47.2% month-on-month from 2.1 million in May, figures from the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation show. Read More »



Australia's Brisbane Airport has hit a 17-year low in travellers processed through the capital city facility

Brisbane Airport has recorded its lowest annual passenger total in 17 years, with the number of domestic and international passengers for the 2020-2021 financial year dropping 56%, to 7.8 million, from a record high of 17.96 million in 2019-2020. Read More »



China's domestic passenger totals were steady in May

China's airlines flew 50.91 million passengers on their domestic network in May, little changed from 50.96 million in April, figures from the Civil Aviation Administration of China show. Read More »



Hong Kong Airport posts passenger, cargo growth in June

Hong Kong's airport handled 83,000 passengers in June, up 40.1% from 59,000 passengers in the same month a year ago. Read More »



Asiana Airlines highlights strong cargo performance

Asiana Airlines has strengthened the profitability of its cargo business with the transport of fresh produce, the South Korean carrier said. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

HAECO Group said its 24/7 on-wing structure support team had used the company's new remote inspection technology to complete an on-wing modification of nacelles in collaboration with an original equipment manufacturer at its hangar at Hong Kong Airport. Read More »