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APRIL 2022

Week 17

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 25, 2022



India reports 10.7 million domestic passengers for March

Indian airlines flew 10.7 million passengers on domestic flights in March, up 39%, month-on-month from the 7.7 million passengers they carried in February, figures from the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation show. Read More »



Singapore Changi airport reaches million plus passenger milestone

Singapore Changi Airport reported 1.1 million passengers for March, a 62.2% increase from the 703,000 passengers processed through the airport in February. Read More »




Malaysia’s regulator welcomes increase in air traffic rights applications

Malaysia Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) executive chairman, Datuk Seri Hj. Saripuddin Hj. Kasim, said airlines have been busy applying for air traffic rights (ATR) after the nation was reopened to international visitors. Read More »



Boeing 777X certification delayed to late 2024: report

Certification of Boeing's 777X wide-body aircraft could once again be delayed, this time to the final three months of 2024, The Air Current has reported citing unnamed people familiar with the program. Read More »



Japan Airlines boosts international schedule, new focus on Asia

Japan Airlines (JAL) is planning more flights to destinations in East Asia and South East Asia "in response to changes in the environment". Read More »



Hong Kong reopening to non-residents from May 1

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will allow non-residents to enter the HKSAR from May 1, subject to the same boarding, quarantine and testing arrangements as residents. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airport Authority Hong Kong and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Read More »