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JULY 2021

Week 30

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 29, 2021



Association of Asia Pacific Airlines director general says recovery prospects for Asian airlines "are dim"

Asia-Pacific carriers flew 1.4 million passengers on scheduled international services in June, figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) show. Read More »



Qantas and Jetstar plan digital health pass for international travel

Following on from Qantas Group CEO, Alan Joyce's comments earlier in the year, the airline group will introduce a digital health pass for travellers when international flights resume. Read More »



IATA reports June international travel demand down 60.1% from 2019

Figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed international air travel demand, or revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), was down 60.1% in June compared with the same month in 2019. Read More »



Cebu Pacific commences employee COVID-19 vaccination program

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the largest airline in the Philippines, has commenced its employee vaccination program. Three hundred staff have received their COVID-19 inoculations at the company's headquarters in Pasay City. Read More »



Boeing Company records a US$587 million net profit for latest three months

Boeing has recorded a net profit of US$587 million for the three months to June 30, a near $3 billion improvement from a net loss of $2.4 billion in the same quarter a year ago. Read More »



Airbus returns a US$2.6bln interim profit to June 2021

Airbus today announced a net profit of 2.2 billion euros (US$2.6 billion) for the six months to June 30, returning to the black from a net loss of 1.9 billion euros in the same six months in 2020. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

Air travel services provider, dnata, has announced its USA CEO, David Barker, has been promoted to divisional senior vice president for airport operations, succeeding Stuart Angus. Read More »