Biography of the Author Brendan Sobie

Brendan Sobie

Brendan Sobie

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  1. Two US-based equity firms have been identified as potential buyers of distressed airline Virgin

    Commentary: Airline industry faces financial crisis with more bankruptcies looming

    More airline bankruptcies are inevitable as debts mount and revenues recover very slowly, says Brendan Sobie.
  2. FILE PHOTO: Lion Air's Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane is parked on the tarmac of Soekarno Hatta Int

    Commentary: To facilitate regional air travel again, ASEAN needs to harmonise standards

    The ASEAN Secretariat needs to play a proactive role in promoting air travel bubbles, says Brendan Sobie.
  3. Changi Airport 43

    Commentary: Singapore’s aviation and tourism recovery will be very slow after COVID-19 but long-term outlook remains bright

    Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport have strong state support, and the lack of a domestic market could be partially overcome if Singapore joins ...
  4. Changi Airport tourists covid-19 masks

    Commentary: COVID-19, the biggest crisis ever for Singapore’s aviation industry and Singapore Airlines

    The global aviation industry is facing its biggest crisis in at least several decades. In Singapore, the crisis, exacerbated by the lack of a ...
  5. Coronavirus in Singapore: SIA flight attendants at Changi Airport

    Commentary: Hit hard by COVID-19, Singapore Airlines may need to pursue deeper capacity cuts

    The Singapore Airlines Group is likely to incur rare losses in the March and June quarters, says Brendan Sobie.
  6. Air China staff wear face masks as they check in passengers

    Commentary: Novel coronavirus turns 2020 into a bleak year for Asian airlines

    With Asia’s largest market ground to a halt, the first half of the year can be written-off for many of the region’s carriers, says Brendan Sobie.