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Week 45

Orient Aviation Daily Digest November 9, 2021

By Steve Creedy



Embraer’s green concept aircraft shape of aviation to come

Brazilian manufacturer, Embraer, on Monday unveiled a family of hybrid, hydrogen and electric concept aircraft it hopes will help the aviation industry meet its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Read More »



Singapore and Malaysia to allow quarantine-free travel

Singapore and Malaysia will launch a quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) program for air travel between the two countries from November 29. Read More »



[FINAL CALL] Advanced Master in Air Transport Management

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 »



Garuda Indonesia and Emirates Airline sign codesharing deal

Emirates and Garuda Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a codesharing partnership from early next year. Read More »



First Qantas A380 returns to Australia

A Qantas A380 returned to Australian shores today as the airline began the process of taking five of its superjumbos out of storage well ahead of an original schedule of late 2023. Read More »



China’s “Big Three” airlines help keep Asia among the top 20 scheduled airlines

The “Big Three” Chinese carriers, India’s IndiGo and All Nippon Airways (ANA) are flying the flag for Asian carriers in the new list of the world’s top 20 scheduled airlines. Read More »



Philippine Airlines adds international flights as alternative gateways open

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has included international flights to its schedule in response to the opening of more of the nation’s gateway airports and an increase in arrival limits in Manila. Read More »



Airbus to produce A321 in Tianjin

Airbus will produce and deliver single-aisle A321 aircraft in China by expanding its Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Tianjin. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

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