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JULY 2021

Week 30

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 27, 2021



Singapore government outlines plans for quarantine free travel by September

Singapore finance minister, Lawrence Wong, said the country was working towards allowing quarantine free travel by September as it calculated vaccination rates will reach 80% of the nearly six million residents of the island state by that time. Read More »



Air New Zealand to add 250,000 domestic seats to network from next month

In a note to travel agents, Air New Zealand (Air NZ) said it planned to add 250,000 domestic seats to its schedules from mid-August to October to support domestic tourism and encourage New Zealanders to travel to the regions. Read More »



PAL Holdings director Gregorio Yu resigns

PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines (PAL), said in a regulatory filing to the country's stock exchange that Gregorio Yu had resigned as a director of both PAL Holdings and PAL. Read More »



All Nippon Airways announces more flight cancellations for August

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will cancel another 2,457 flights between August 23 and 31, resulting in the carrier flying 65% of its normal domestic flying pattern for the month. Read More »



AirAsia receives time extension for private placement share

AirAsia Group Berhad said the Bursa Malaysia had approved its request for an extension of time to complete a private placement of shares. Read More »



Japan Airlines installs touchless sensors on kiosks at 43 airports

Japan Airlines (JAL) has completed the installation of touchless sensors on automatic check-in kiosks and bag drop facilities at 43 airports across Japan to provide a safer and more secure air travel experience for passengers. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

ST Engineering said in a statement Teo Ming Kian and Tan Peng Yam have been appointed as independent non-executive directors of the aerospace company, while Quek Gim Pew had resigned from the board. The changes will take effect on August 1.

Collins Aerospace has been selected by Clark International Airport to install check-in kiosks and other digital solutions, such as a cloud-based check-in platform, at the popular facility. Read More »