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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 14, 2021

By Jordan Chong



AAPA members pledge net zero carbon emissions by 2050

All 14 members of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) have committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Read More »



Singapore Airlines senior executive appointed IATA's Asia-Pacific chief

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has named Philip Goh as its regional vice president for the Asia-Pacific. Read More »



Korean Air withdraws its membership of the AAPA

Korean Air (KAL) has withdrawn as a member of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Read More »





India's Jet Airways to resume flying in first quarter of 2022

India's Jet Airways plans to resume flying in the first quarter of next year, local media has reported, citing comments from the Jalan Kalrock consortium approved to revive the grounded carrier. Read More »



India's SpiceJet announces settlement with CDB Aviation on 737 MAX aircraft

India's SpiceJet said in a regulatory filing to the BSE stock exchange it had "commercially agreed a settlement" with aircraft lessor, CDB Aviation, covering 737 MAX aircraft. Read More »



Australia domestic passenger numbers halved in 2020-2021

Domestic passengers carried on scheduled commercial flights in Australia collapsed by 52.4%, to 21.6 million, in the 12 months to June 30, from 45.2 million in the prior corresponding period, figures from the country's Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) show. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) outlined during its annual general meeting yesterday its priorities for the period ahead included further reducing costs, implementing mission critical projects and stabilizing credit ratings, among other measures. "We are seeing light at the end of the tunnel especially with the reopening of domestic tourism. Read More »