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APRIL 2022

Week 16

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 22, 2022



Japan Airlines reports 1.8 million domestic passengers for March

Japan Airlines (JAL) flew 1.8 million passengers on its domestic network in March; almost double the 920,158 passengers it carried in February. Read More »



Malaysia Aviation Group announces positive earnings for 2021

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) said its operating airlines were expected to lift capacity to about 70% of pre-pandemic levels following the group’s 2021 turnaround in financial performance. Read More »




Boeing planning to resume 787 deliveries in second half of 2022: report

Boeing has told suppliers and airline customers it intends to resume deliveries of 787 aircraft in the second half of 2022, Reuters news agency has reported, citing three unnamed sources. Read More »



Malaysia Airports records 52% increase in international passengers in March

Malaysia Airports said international passengers processed through its airports rose 52%, to 420,000 for March, as travellers took advantage of Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) arrangements with Cambodia, Singapore and Thailand in the month. Read More »



Korean Air CEO keen to expand the airline’s U.S. network

Korean Air (KAL) CEO, Walter Cho Won-tae, wants the flag carrier to grow its presence in the U.S., local media has reported, citing a speech the KAL boss delivered at an American Chamber of Commerce event. Read More »



Mainland regulator says recovery work on crashed China Eastern Airlines 737 “still in progress”

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said a preliminary report into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines (CEA) 737-800 on March 21 has been completed. Read More »



Hong Kong-headquartered Plaza Premium Group has named Pascal Bélanger as senior vice president for commercial development and operations for Canada.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Boeing, Embraer and Honeywell Aerospace. Read More »