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Week 33

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 18, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Qantas Group rules all staff must be vaccinated by March 2022

Australia's Qantas Group said today it was introducing a mandatory vaccination requirement for all staff following a survey of its workforce. Read More »



SIA Group posts 13.8% month-on-month passenger growth

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group carriers flew 150,900 passengers in July, up 13.8% month-on-month from the 132,600 passengers they transported in June. Read More »



All Malaysia Airlines Group pilots, cabin crew on active rosters vaccinated

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) said 100% of cabin crew and pilots on active rosters have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More »



All Nippon Airways passenger figures climb 38.4%

All Nippon Airways (ANA) flew 1.35 million passengers on its domestic network in July, up 38.4% month-on-month from 975,321 passengers in June and 31.9% above the 1.02 million passengers recorded in the same month in 2020. Read More »



Malaysia to give Korean Air-Asiana Airlines merger the green light

In a draft decision, the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) said the proposed Korean Air (KAL)-Asiana Airlines merger would not infringe local laws. Read More »



China Airlines and EVA Air to trial IATA Travel Pass

Taiwan's two largest carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Air, have announced they will trial the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Travel Pass app. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has raised 100 million yuan (US$15.4 million) from the sale of three-year corporate bonds with a coupon rate of 4.2%. The proceeds will be used for "daily operation needs". Read More »