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Week 48

Orient Aviation Daily Digest December 2, 2021



Nok Air reports US$80.7 million loss

Nok Air has reported a 2.7 billion baht (US$80.7 million) net loss for the six months to June 30, slumping further into the red from a net loss of 2.5 billion baht in the same months in 2020. Read More »



PT AirAsia Indonesia posts US$112.8 million loss

PT AirAsia Indonesia has reported a 1.6 trillion rupiah (US$112.8 million) net loss for the nine months to September 30, a deterioration from a 1.9 trillion rupiah net loss in the same months a year earlier. Read More »



Virgin Australia forecasts swift recovery after US$55 million loss in fiscal 2020-2021

Virgin Australia (VA) has posted an underlying loss of A$76.8 million (US$55 million) in 2020-2021 as it was battered by COVID-19. Read More »



Fitch Ratings says global airline traffic growth is slower than expected; predicts an acceleration in 2020

A slow rebound in international traffic and constrained business travel are impeding the recovery in global air traffic, according to an analysis by Fitch Ratings. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines revamps business class fare options

Malaysia Airlines has revamped its business class fares to include a "business basic option" that offers less flexibility to make changes and a lower luggage allowance and fewer benefits compared with its business flex and business suite products. Read More »



oneworld alliance members to buy 350 million gallons of sustainable fuel

oneworld alliance members intend to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel from renewable fuels company, Aemetis, for their operations at San Francisco International Airport. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Embraer and Pratt & Whitney have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on studies of 100% sustainable aviation fuel, including test flights on an E195-E2 powered by GTF engines. Read More »