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Week 43

Orient Aviation Daily Digest October 25, 2021

By Steve Creedy



International airline lobby urges action on global connectivity

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to adopt recently endorsed international commitments aimed at accelerating the restoration of global air connectivity. Read More »



Australian aviation breaks free from shackles of COVID-19 restrictions

Australia is shaking off the torpor of lockdown as domestic airlines launch competing fare sales and international travel starts the long march back to normality. Read More »



Become a Well-rounded Aviation Leader

The 18-month Master programme (part-time) is jointly offered by the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA) and Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) in Hong Kong. Read More »



AirAsia X moves to calm passenger fears over restructure

AirAsia X (AAX) has moved to reassure passengers they will receive some form of compensation from its proposed restructuring. Read More »



Cambodia lifts flight suspensions for Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia

Cambodia has lifted bans on flights from Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia after almost 15 months. Read More »




Garuda Indonesia on the brink of closure?

A court reprieve for Garuda Indonesia has failed to quell media speculation the Indonesian government is preparing to close the financially crippled flag carrier with state-owned air charter company, Pelita Air Service. Read More »



HNA Group restructuring approved

Creditors of HNA Group have approved the company’s restructuring plan. Read More »



The board of SATS Ltd has appointed Kerry Mok Tee Heong to succeed Alex Hungate as president and CEO of the gateway services and food provider from December 15. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Logistics systems provider Lodige Industries has completed the design, delivery and commissioning of an automated catering facility that will optimise catering processes for Air China’s Southwest branch in Chengdu. The company said the system was the first automated catering and transportation system in mainland China. Read More »