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APRIL 2022

Week 17

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 28, 2022



AAPA director general highlights uncertain outlook from war, high fuel prices and closed borders

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general, Subhas Menon, is calling for more cooperation from governments when framing international travel rules to help airlines boost demand. Read More »



Air India seeks approval to acquire the 16.33% of AirAsia India held by Malaysia’s Capital A

Recently privatised Air India has sought regulatory clearance to fully acquire local LCC, AirAsia India. Read More »




Thai AirAsia reports 48% passenger growth in Q1 2022

Thai AirAsia (TAA) flew 1.5 million passengers in the three months to March 31, up 48%, from 977,932 passengers carried in the same three months in 2021. Read More »



Air New Zealand moving headquarters to Auckland Airport; building 10,000 square meter hangar

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) will shift its head office from Auckland’s central business district to the city's airport; a move calculated to reduce the company’s costs by 20% over the next 15 years. Read More »



China Eastern Airlines chair says industry faces varying degrees of uncertainty

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) chair, Liu Shaoyong, said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and high commodity prices mean the external environment had become more complex and severe. Read More »



Boeing announces US$1.2 billion net loss, confirms 777-9X first delivery delayed to 2025

Boeing has reported a US$1.2 billion net loss for the three months to March 31, against a net loss of US$561 million in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Dornier Technology has appointed Joseph Espiritu as its chief operating officer. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air Lease Corporation, Boeing Global Services and Spirit AeroSystems. Read More »