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Week 34

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 26, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Qantas annual loss narrows to US$1.3 billion amid "diabolical" trading conditions

Australia's Qantas today reported a net loss of A$1.7 billion (US$1.3 billion) for the 12 months to June 30, a $236 million improvement from a $2 billion net loss in the 2019-20 financial year. Read More »



Air New Zealand reports US$201.3 million annual loss

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) today reported a net loss of NZ$289 million (US$201.3 million) for the 12 months to June 30, compared with a net loss of $454 million a year earlier. Read More »



Japan Airlines increasing flights to key domestic cities

Japan Airlines (JAL) will introduce first class on two domestic routes during the northern hemisphere winter season, from October 31 to March 26, 2022. Read More »



All Nippon Airways postpones launch of five international routes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will push back the launch of five international routes in response to demand. Read More »



Vietnam Airlines calls for investors in Pacific Airlines

Vietnam Airlines is seeking investors for its Pacific Airlines subsidiary. Read More »



SITA health hub technology to integrate different travel passes

SITA president for the Asia-Pacific, Sumesh Patel, said the air travel technology company was working on solutions that would act as a bridge for the different health passes and digital products being rolled out by governments and airlines to facilitate travel amid the pandemic. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

HAECO Group has signed a long-term agreement with Aeroflot covering component repair and overhaul of the Russian carrier's A319, A320, A321, A330 and A350 aircraft, 737 and 777 aircraft and the Sukhoi Superjet 100 type until 2032. Read More »