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APRIL 2022

Week 16

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 21, 2022



India’s SpiceJet outlines 18 new domestic and regional routes

SpiceJet will open 12 domestic and six international routes in the weeks ahead. Read More »



Cathay Pacific Group launches sustainable aviation fuel program for corporate customers

Cathay Pacific is intensifying its focus on sustainability with the launch of a pilot program that offers its corporate customers the opportunity to support development of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry. Read More »




China Airlines posts 18.3% month-on-month passenger growth

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) flew 26,261 passengers in March, up 18.3% from 22,200 passengers carried in February. Read More »



Singapore and New Zealand sign sustainable aviation arrangement

New Zealand and Singapore have signed a sustainable aviation agreement that outlines cooperation in the use of sustainable aviation fuel, electrification of fleets and potential "green lanes" between the two countries. Read More »



Virgin Australia reopens lounges for invitation-only loyalty program members

Virgin Australia (VA) has opened the doors of its three invitation-only passenger lounges at Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney airports. Read More »



IndiGo and Qatar Airways reactivate codeshare agreement

IndiGo and Qatar Airways have resumed a codeshare partnership that covers flights between seven cities in India and Doha and about 150 destinations beyond Doha flown by the Qatari flag carrier. Read More »



Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC), the owner and manager of Melbourne and Launceston airports, has named Lorie Argus as its new CEO. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings, Embraer and Pratt & Whitney. Read More »