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JULY 2021

Week 30

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 28, 2021



Cathay Pacific Group announces senior leadership appointments

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Group said today Lavinia Lau has been appointed director customer travel. Read More »



India's IndiGo reports US$426 million quarterly loss

IndiGo CEO, Ronojoy Dutta, said the airline was focused on adding capacity to get back to pre-COVID-19 levels as quickly as possible. Read More »



AirAsia Malaysia passenger numbers almost halve in 2021 second quarter

Passengers carried at AirAsia Malaysia almost halved in the second quarter of 2021 compared with the first three months of its fiscal year. Read More »



SIA's operating fleet of 171 aircraft includes 39 parked aircraft

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has 39 of the 171 aircraft in its operating fleet, which includes passenger and freighter aircraft, parked at Changi Airport and in Alice Springs in Australia. Read More »



Bangkok Airways launches Samui-Singapore route

Bangkok Airways said it would resume its first international service from August 1, when nonstop flights between Samui and Singapore take off. Read More »



Hawaiian Airlines predicts Australia and New Zealand routes to resume in 2022

Hawaiian Airlines senior vice president for revenue management and network planning, Brent Overbeek, said overnight it was likely to be 2022 before flights to Australia and New Zealand resumed from the carrier's U.S. home hub. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

Dash 8 turboprop manufacturer, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, said overnight it had "comprehensive contingency plans in place to continue to meet all customer requirements" after unions at its Downsview, Canada facility went on strike as negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement stalled. Read More »



CALC sells two lease-attached aircraft

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has reached an agreement to sell two lease-attached aircraft – one A320ceo and one 737-800 – to Taiping and Sinopec Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. Read More »