Daily Memo: American Airlines Explains Pandemic Reset
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Although no airline could avoid the cataclysmic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, many took the opportunity of the enforced downturn to invoke systematic changes and modernization programs that looked beyond sheer survival.
LATAM Seeks To Expand Orderbook With 28 Airbus Narrowbodies
LATAM Airlines Group is the latest operator in Latin America working to strike a fleet balance and has asked the bankruptcy court overseeing its restructuring to approve the purchase of 28 new Airbus narrowbodies.
AAPA Urges Countries To Reassess Risk As Vaccinations Progress
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SINGAPORE—The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has called on certain governments to re-examine their tolerance to risk regarding border restrictions as vaccination rates increase across the region.
Singapore Studies SAF Facility; Neste Optimistic On Asian Expansion
SINGAPORE—The Singapore government is currently reviewing a feasibility study developed alongside industry players on mixing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with conventional jet fuel, either at Changi Airport or at existing fuel processing facilities—all in a bid to increase the uptake of SAF in the island state.
Boeing Spinning Off HorizonX Venture Effort, Partners With AEI
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Boeing is spinning off the corporate venture capital office HorizonX to partner with AE Industrial Partners (AEI), a leading private equity investor in aerospace and defense, to form a joint investing venture called AEI HorizonX.
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