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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 13, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Australian regulator blocks proposed Japan Airlines-Qantas joint venture

Australia's competition watchdog has rejected a proposed joint venture between Japan Airlines (JAL) and Qantas on flights between Australia, Japan and New Zealand. Read More »



Philippine Airlines Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection hearing proceeds in New York

The U.S. bankruptcy court for the southern district of New York has approved a series of motions allowing Philippine Airlines (PAL) to continue operations as normal while it conducted a corporate restructuring under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. Read More »





EVA Air passenger numbers rise for second straight month

Taiwanese airline, EVA Air, flew 27,963 passengers in August, up 7.8%, from 25,947 passengers in July. Read More »



China Airlines reports 31.8% growth in passenger numbers

Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) has reported passenger numbers increased 31.8%, to 10,648 in August, from 8,076 passengers in July. Read More »



Cathay Pacific CEO praises resilience of airline on 75th birthday

Cathay Pacific CEO, Augustus Tang, has highlighted the airline's resilience on the occasion of the airline's 75th anniversary this month. Read More »



Thai AirAsia launches crowdfunding campaign

Thai AirAsia has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the general public and retail investors invited to purchase debentures approved by Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Sydney Airport said in a regulatory filing to the Australian Securities Exchange today it had granted a consortium that has lodged a third indicative, conditional and non-binding takeover proposal the opportunity to conduct due diligence on a non- exclusive basis for the next four weeks so it could put forward a binding proposal. Read More »