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Week 35

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 31, 2021

By Jordan Chong



IndiGo names board member Gregg Saretsky as special advisor

LCC IndiGo has appointed board director, Gregg Saretsky, to the position of special advisor. Read More »



China Eastern posts US$805.3 million interim loss

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) has recorded a net loss of 5.2 billion yuan (US$805.3 million) for the six months to June 30, an improvement from a net loss of 8.5 billion yuan in the same months last year. Read More »



Bangkok Airways to restart five domestic routes

Bangkok Airways will resume flying three domestic routes from tomorrow with another two destinations to be returned to the carrier's network later in the month. Read More »



AirAsia X pushes back release of financial results

Malaysia-listed AirAsia X has postponed the release of its financial results for the three months to June 30, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More »



India extends international travel restrictions

India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended an order prohibiting international commercial passenger flights until September 30. Read More »



CDB Financial Leasing interim net profit hits US$280 million

China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co said net profit rose 46.2%, to 1.8 billion yuan (US$280 million) in the six months to June 30, from 1.2 billion yuan in interim 2020. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Collins Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held flight tracking company, FlightAware. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.