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Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 5, 2021



China Southern Airlines cuts on-board service in response to rising COVID-19 cases

China Southern Airlines (CSA) will suspend catering and meal reservations on domestic flights in medium and high-risk areas as the country battles a fresh outbreak of COVID-19. Read More »



Malaysia's flag carrier adopts GE Digital's fuel analytics platform

Malaysia Airlines will incorporate GE Digital's fuel analytics platform into its operations to boost the airline group's sustainability initiatives. Read More »



Creditors approve Nok Air rehabilitation plan

Nok Air said creditors approved the airline's business rehabilitation plan at a meeting on Wednesday, where 76.72% of the total debt of creditors accepted the rehabilitation strategy. Read More »



Boeing sending 737 MAX to China: report

A 737 MAX was headed to China for flight tests to recertify the aircraft for operations in the country, according to media reports, citing unnamed sources not authorised to speak publicly. Read More »



BOC Aviation delivered 17 aircraft in 2021 second quarter

BOC Aviation took delivery of 17 aircraft, sold five aircraft and signed 13 lease commitments in the three months to June 30. The results compared with 13 aircraft deliveries, two sold aircraft and 38 signed lease commitments in the same three months in 2020. Read More »



Hong Kong tightens quarantine rules for mainland China arrivals

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said only Hong Kong residents returning to Hong Kong from Guangdong would be exempted from quarantine "in light of the latest COVID-19 epidemic development in mainland China". Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co. said its CDB Aviation Lease Finance unit has entered into a purchase and leaseback agreement with Wizz Air Hungary for four A321neos. Read More »