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Week 32

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 9, 2021



Cebu Pacific issues US$153 million in ticket refunds

Leading Philippines carrier, Cebu Pacific, issued its customers with 7.7 billion pesos (US$153 million) in refunds from the 991,764 claims filed with the airline at June 30. Read More »



Greater Bay Airlines planning for October 1 inaugural flight: report

Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) is aiming to begin operations on October 1 with a charter flight from Hong Kong to Beijing, the South China Morning Post newspaper has reported. Read More »



Auckland Airport to build domestic terminal adjacent to international facility

Auckland Airport said it would build a domestic terminal alongside its international terminal, with construction to begin next year. Read More »



Lion Air Group returns six 737s to lessor: report

Indonesia's Lion Air Group has returned six 737-800s to lessors, local media has reported, citing comments from a company spokesperson. Read More »



Airbus delivered 47 aircraft in July

Airbus said 47 commercial aircraft were delivered to 32 customers in July, bringing to 344 aircraft handed to customers to date in calendar 2021. Read More »



Virgin Australia adjusts network after some states close domestic borders

Virgin Australia (VA) has launched two routes that link states and territories with open borders to create more opportunities for Australians to travel. Read More »



Asia-Pacific aerospace briefs today

AirAsia Group said its digital business, BigPay, has secured US$100 million in funding from South Korean conglomerate, SK Group. Read More »