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Week 43

Orient Aviation Daily Digest October 28, 2021

By Steve Creedy



Australia axes global ‘do not fly’ warnings

Australia has removed its global “do not fly” warnings in place for more than 18 months in favour of updated country specific advice, solving a problem for locals seeking insurance for overseas travel. Read More »



Boeing forecasts improving global demand

The recovery in the commercial aircraft market is broadening and key long-term fundamentals remain strong, Boeing Company CEO, David Calhoun, told analysts on Wednesday. Read More »



China Airlines officially commits to net-zero emissions

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has officially set an operational target of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. 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 »



Hong Kong signals tighter COVID-19 restrictions

Hong Kong’s government intends to its tighten COVID-19 restrictions to bring them into line with rules in China in a bid to open quarantine-free travel with the Mainland. Read More »



New International airport mooted for Malaysia’s east coast

Malaysia’s government is reportedly considering a new international airport in Gebeng in Pahang on the nation’s east coast. Read More »




Virgin Australia announces global partner network

Virgin Australia (VA) has resumed its international strategy with an announcement its Velocity frequent flyer members will be able to “earn and burn” points on seven international airlines. Read More »



Emirates Airline reaffirms long-standing partnership with Maldives

Emirates Airline has extended a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maldives Ministry of Tourism reaffirming the airline’s commitment to the island nation and outlining key initiatives to support its tourism recovery. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

China Aircraft Leasing Group has concluded a sale and leaseback agreement for 12 A321s with China Eastern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines Jiangsu Ltd. Read More »