Government expected to inject capital into Air Macau
The Macao government is expected to make a capital injection into Air Macau – which will be the company’s third capital increase since 2009 – due to the company’s financial situation as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Tribuna de Macau newspaper writes today.
Aviation sector in ‘very difficult’ time
Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário said on Wednesday that a three-year period will be a suitable length of time for the local government’s extension of Air Macau’s monopoly, which was originally slated to expire early next month, adding that Macao’s civil aviation sector is going through a “very difficult” time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
EVA Air to operate flights from Macao (Update)
From late this month, EVA Air will operate five flights from Macao to Taipei where local passengers can take transfer flights to London and France, as part of the Macao government’s special measure to help Macao residents who are enrolled overseas to fly to the respective countries after their summer break here.