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Week 34

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 25, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Cathay Pacific shutters The Bridge lounge at home airport

Cathay Pacific Airways has permanently closed The Bridge premium passenger lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. Read More »



Chinese carriers adding back capacity to domestic market: OAG

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) increased seat capacity by 22.9%, to 1.7 million, in the week of August 23, from 1.4 million in the previous seven days, figures from travel data company, OAG, show. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia reports 28.7% June lift in domestic passengers

Garuda Indonesia flew 374,678 passengers on its domestic network in June, up 28.7% from 291,091 passengers in May. Read More »



AirAsia Group's Fernandes mulls separating company's digital and aviation businesses

AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes, has told reporters the company could split its digital and aviation business, local media has reported. Read More »



Air New Zealand restricts domestic flights to five cities

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has updated its domestic schedule to August 31, following the New Zealand government's announcement Auckland would remain under the country's strictest level of stay-at-home orders, Alert Level 4, until August 31. Read More »



Singapore Airlines adds Envirotainer temperature-controlled container to its fleet

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has boosted its cold chain freight service with the introduction of a temperature-controlled container from Envirotainer for its passenger and freighter aircraft. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has reported an interim net profit of HK$302.6 million (US$38.9 million) to June 30, down 8.7% from net profit of HK$331.6 million for the same months in 2020. Revenue fell 3.1%, to HK$1.6 billion, CALC said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Read More »