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Week 36

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 9, 2021

By Jordan Chong



AirAsia Group reports US$139.6 million second quarter loss

AirAsia Group Berhad has reported a net loss of 580.1 million ringgit (US$139.6 million) for the three months to June 30, an improvement from a net loss of 992.9 million ringgit in the same months of 2020. Read More »



Australia to have digital vaccine certificates "in the coming weeks"

Australia's minister for trade, tourism and investment, Dan Tehan, said yesterday a vaccination certification scheme using QR codes will be rolled out within weeks. Read More »





Hong Kong regulator plans December hearing for submissions from launch carrier, Greater Bay Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong's Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) has scheduled a private inquiry into Greater Bay Airlines (GBA), scheduled for December, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper has reported, citing unnamed sources. Read More »



ANA HOLDINGS launches e-commerce shipment service

ANA HOLDINGS said its freight forwarding and logistics company, Overseas Courier Service (OCS) Co. Ltd, will launch a service for the transportation of e-commerce goods from Japan. Read More »



Bamboo Airways to commence Vietnam-U.S. services on September 23

Bamboo Airways will begin nonstop flights between Vietnam and the U.S. from September 23, following approvals from U.S. regulator, the Transportation Security Administration. Read More »



Air New Zealand investigating aircraft using "alternative power" as turboprop fleet is phased out

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) chief operational integrity and safety officer, Captain David Morgan, said the airline's turboprop fleet will be replaced with next generation aircraft powered by something other than conventional jet fuel. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Plaza Premium Group has signed a 10-year contract with Bangalore International Airport to provide 22 services across the customer experience and technology innovation. The Hong Kong-headquartered company had also partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to develop a technology platform to be used at the airport. Read More »