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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 16, 2021

By Jordan Chong



Singapore Airlines group August passengers increase 3% over July

Singapore Airlines Group carriers flew 155,400 passengers in August, up 3%, from 150,900 passengers in July. Read More »



Japan Airlines reports sixth straight monthly improvement in international passengers

Passengers flown on the international network of Japan Airlines (JAL) rose for a sixth straight month in August. Read More »




All Nippon Airways records expanded air traffic demand in August

All Nippon Airways (ANA) flew 1.5 million passengers on its domestic network in August, up 9.3%, up from 1.4 million in July. Read More »



Malaysia's High Court grants AirAsia X more time to convene creditors meeting

AirAsia X (AAX) said in a regulatory filing to the Bursa Malaysia the High Court of Malaysia had ruled the LCC has until March 17, 2022 to hold a meeting of creditors that will consider a proposed debt restructuring. Read More »




Tata Group and SpiceJet's Ajay Singh bid for Air India: report

Indian conglomerate, Tata Group, and the chairman of SpiceJet, Ajay Singh, have submitted bids to acquire Air India under the Indian government's process to privatise the airline, local media has reported. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia to undertake restructuring under UK court supervision: report

Garuda Indonesia is expected to reduce its fleet by 80 aircraft and renegotiate orders for about 90 aircraft under a proposed restructuring conducted via a scheme of arrangement in the UK, Cirium has reported, citing information presented to lessors earlier this month. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Australia-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider, Heston MRO, is expanding to Europe through a new subsidiary, Heston MRO Europe. It will be based in Lithuania and offer components support and asset management services for 737s and A320s. Read More »