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Week 35

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 2, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Asia-Pacific airlines report demand improvement in July: IATA

While demand for air travel in the Asia-Pacific remained well below pre-pandemic levels in July, the size of the decline narrowed in the month, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said overnight. Read More »



Emirates Airline brings forward final A380 deliveries

Emirates Airline will bring forward delivery of the final A380 it has on order by seven months. Read More »





AirAsia Indonesia announces US$79.4 million interim loss

PT AirAsia Indonesia has reported a net loss of 1.2 trillion rupiah (US$79.4 million) for the six months to June 30, falling deeper into the red from a net loss of 909.1 billion rupiah in the same six months in 2020. Read More »



Virgin Australia launches "VA-X & Win" vaccination giveaway

Virgin Australia (VA) said vaccinated Australians will be able to win one million frequent flyer points, business class flights and pyjamas as part of its vaccination jackpot. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia interim loss widens to US$878.7 million

PT Garuda Indonesia has reported a net loss of US$898.7 million for the six months to June 30, a deterioration from a net loss of US$712.7 million in the same months in 2020. Read More »



Nok Air posts US$243.4 million annual loss

Thailand's Nok Air has reported a net loss of 7.9 billion baht (US$243.4 million) for the 12 months to December 31, 2020, about four times larger than the net loss of 1.9 billion baht for calendar 2019. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited has signed a sale-and-purchase agreement with Taiwan's China Airlines Limited for two A330-300s. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of this month. Read More »