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Week 47

Orient Aviation Daily Digest November 23, 2021

By Steve Creedy



AirAsia Group says liquidity sufficient for 2022

AirAsia Group (AAGB) has sufficient liquidity to see it through 2022 after recording a slightly wider third quarter net loss of RM887 million(US$211.73 million), the LCC group said. Read More »



Air New Zealand cancels more than 1,000 flights to Australia

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has blamed continuing border uncertainty for the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights to Australia to December 31. Read More »



Airports of Thailand posts US$493.2 million annual net loss

Airports of Thailand (AOT) will push ahead with airport redevelopment projects despite a traffic slump that saw profits plunge to a 16.3 billion baht (US$493.2 million) net loss for the financial year ending September 30. Read More »



Australian borders open to fully vaccinated Japanese and Korean citizens, students and other visa holders

Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, confirmed on Monday that more than 200,000 fully vaccinated international students, skilled migrants and refugees will be allowed into Australia from December 1. Read More »



World first technology allows GE Singapore facility to double engine component repair rate

GE Aviation Services Singapore (GE AESS) has scored a world first with new additive manufacturing technology that will repair commercial jet engine airfoil components. Read More »



Rolls-Royce delivers its 1000th Trent XWB-84 engine

Rolls-Royce has delivered its 1000th Trent XWB-84 engine and says the A350 power plant has reached the milestone faster than any of its predecessors. Read More »



China Airlines introduces new wireless entertainment on 737s

Taiwan-based China Airlines (CAL) is trialling a wireless inflight entertainment system it plans to launch on its 737-800 fleet in 2022. Read More »



Indian domestic airlines report traffic growth in October

October passenger numbers on India’s domestic airlines were more than 70% higher than last year thanks to an Indian government decision to lift capacity limits. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Hong Kong-based aircraft parts distribution and MRO services company, TOPCAST, has opened an office in Singapore to support the company’s growth strategy. Read More »