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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 15, 2021

By Jordan Chong



India's Vistara promotes Vinod Kannan to CEO

Vistara has promoted Vinod Kannan to CEO of the TATA Sons (51%) and Singapore Airlines (49%) carrier. Read More »



Boeing lifts 20-year outlook for Asia-Pacific aircraft deliveries

Airlines in the Asia-Pacific are forecast to take delivery of 17,645 commercial aircraft in the next two decades, the Boeing 2021-2040 commercial market outlook (CMO) reports. Read More »





All Nippon Airways updates international flight schedule

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has added flights on the Tokyo Narita-San Francisco and Tokyo Haneda-New York JFK routes and also has announced resumption of nonstop scheduled flights between Tokyo Haneda and Seattle from October to January 2022. Read More »





AirAsia says "strong uptake" for Langkawi travel bubble

AirAsia Malaysia has scheduled 90 flights a week to Langkawi from five cities in Peninsular Malaysia as the island resort prepares to welcome fully vaccinated local visitors from tomorrow under a travel bubble scheme. Read More »



Singapore Airlines to cancel plans for two flights to Sydney: "no clarity" on international arrival cap says airline group

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has cancelled two flights a week to Australia until the end of the year due to a lack of information from government about the future of the country's cap on arriving international passengers. Read More »



Finnair adds Nagoya and Osaka to international schedule

Helsinki-based Finnair will commence nonstop flights to Osaka Kansai in October, with Nagoya to be added to the network next February. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

The first Commercial Aircraft Corp of China C919 narrow-body to be delivered to China Eastern Airlines has entered final assembly and will be accepted by the carrier by the end of the year, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has disclosed. Read More »