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JULY 2021

Week 30

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 26, 2021



Australia's international passengers up 90% month-on-month in May

There were 214,246 passengers who travelled internationally into or out of Australia in May, up 90% from 112,857 passengers in April, figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) showed. Read More »



Vietnam Airlines announces prospectus for US$348 million capital raising

Vietnam Airlines has submitted its prospectus for the company's upcoming eight trillion dong (US$348 million) capital raising. The flag carrier hopes to sell 800 million new shares for 10,000 dong a share. Read More »



SIA Group has most pilots and cabin crew back at work but on minimal rotations

SIA Group carriers have about 90% of their pilots and 80% of cabin crew back at work operating at least one flight a month, The Straits Times newspaper has reported, citing information from a company spokesperson. Read More »



Northern Mariana islands-South Korea air travel bubble commences

No quarantine travel between South Korea and the Northern Mariana islands commenced on the weekend with flights connecting Seoul Incheon and Saipan. Read More »



AirAsia carriers extend credit validity period to three years

AirAsia Group said all credits held by passengers would have their validity period extended to three years from the date of issue. Read More »



Changi Airport records 4.1% month-on-month passenger growth in June

Singapore Changi Airport processed 178,000 passengers in June, up 4.1% month-on-month from 171,000 passengers in May. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) has opened a tender for consultancy and advisory services for the "long-term framework development for the regulation of aviation services charges" with proposals due for submission by August 25, 2021. Read More »