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Japan Airlines Group reports USD755m EBIT loss in Q1FY2021

Japan Airlines Group reported (03-Aug-2021) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 30-Jun-2021: Revenue: JPY133.0 billion (USD1.2 billion), +74.1% year-on-year; International passenger: JPY11.2

HNA Group airlines report 45% revenue growth in 1H2021

HNA Group, via its official WeChat account, stated (30-Jul-2021) its domestic subsidiary airlines reported a combined 45% year-on-year increase in operating revenue in 1H2021. The

Thai AirAsia extends suspension of domestic operations until 31-Aug-2021

Thai AirAsia extended (03-Aug-2021) the temporary suspension of its domestic commercial operations until 31-Aug-2021.

Visitor arrivals to South Korea down 94.8% in Jun-2021, compared to Jun-2019

Korea Tourism Organisation reported (30-Jul-2021) visitor arrivals to South Korea for Jun-2021. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 77,029, -94.8% compared to Jun-2019; US: 18,159, -82.8%; China:

Korean Air operates 10,000 cargo only flights in passenger aircraft since Mar-2020

Korean Air operated (02-Aug-2021) its 10,000th cargo only flight in passenger aircraft on 01-Aug-2021. The airline commenced cargo only flights in passenger aircraft in Mar-2020,

TAT: Krabi and Phang Nga to open to vaccinated tourists in Aug-2021

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) confirmed (02-Aug-2021) the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus programmes will go ahead as usual, adding plans to reopen Krabi and

China Southern Airlines and Priority Pass announce partnership to provide lounge access

China Southern Airlines and Priority Pass announced (29-Jul-2021) a new comprehensive strategic partnership, providing members access to the full network of more than 40 lounges

CAAC: Several China Southern Airlines international services suspended

CAAC stated (29-Jul-2021) the following China Southern Airlines services will be temporarily suspended: Nairobi-Changsha service will continue to be suspended for two weeks from 16-Aug-2021,

Japan extends and expands coronavirus state of emergency

Japan‘s Prime Minister, via the Government’s official Twitter account, stated (31-Jul-2021) Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency will be extended and expanded to include Tokyo, Saitama,

India DGCA extends prohibition of scheduled international passenger services until 31-Aug-2021

India‘s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), via its official Twitter account, announced (30-Jul-2021) it extended its prohibition on scheduled international passenger services to and

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