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Week 45

Orient Aviation Daily Digest November 12, 2021

By Steve Creedy



Airline executives optimistic about improving profitability in 2022

Almost three quarters of airline chief financial officers (CFOs) and heads of cargo taking part in the latest International Air Transport Association (IATA) business confidence survey are expecting improving bottom lines in the next 12 months. Read More »



Singapore Airlines significantly narrows first-half loss as passenger outlook improves

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group expects to reach 43% of pre-COVID-19 capacity by December after revealing a significantly lower interim net loss of S$837 million, down from a crippling S$3.47 billion loss in the same period a year ago. Read More »



AirAsia shareholders approve US$241 million cash raising

AirAsia Group shareholders have approved a proposal to raise RM1.02 billion (US$241 million) through a rights issue. 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 »



Boeing tipped to win massive Indian deal for up to 80 jets

There is increasing speculation Boeing will announce a deal for 70 to 80 737 MAX jets with Indian budget airline start-up, Akasa, giving it a crucial breakthrough in a market dominated by Airbus. Read More »



Lufthansa Technik unveils private jet sundecks for the super-rich

Virtual interiors with sharks swimming above the cabin ceiling and a private sundeck are some of the super yacht style features the rich and famous could enjoy in their long-haul A330 private jets. Read More »



Australia’s Regional Express rolls out Wi-Fi on its 737s

Singapore-backed Regional Express (Rex) is rolling out Intelsat’s 2Ku Wi-Fi on four of its six 737-800NGs as it reintroduces mainline services to its network. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Singapore-based Envision Digital International and aviation technology company SITA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly build end-to-end net zero carbon solutions for airports worldwide. Read More »