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APRIL 2022

Week 17

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 29, 2022



All Nippon Airways posts US$1.1 billion annual loss, forecasts return to profit

ANA HOLDINGS INC, the parent company of All Nippon Airways (ANA), has forecast a return to profit, after two consecutive annual losses, due to improving market conditions and the gradual reopening of international travel. Read More »



Australian international passengers down 1.4% in February

There were 436,432 air travellers who flew into and out of Australia in February, down 1.4% month-on-month from 442,608 international passengers in January, the Australian Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) reports. Read More »




AirAsia Malaysia reports 2.8 million passengers in March quarter

Capital A said AirAsia Malaysia flew 2.8 million passengers in the three months to March 31. Read More »



Malindo Air approved to fly as Batik Air

Lion Air Group carrier, Malindo Air, will change its name to Batik Air. Read More »



Embraer announces US$31.7 million quarterly loss

Embraer has announced a net loss of US$31.7 million for the three months to March 31, an improvement from a net loss of US$89.7 million in the same months in 2021. Read More »



SriLankan Airlines asked to pause aircraft tender

A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee has called on SriLankan Airlines (SLA) to suspend the tender process for 21 aircraft it announced earlier this month, local media reports, citing comments from the parliament's committee on public enterprises chair, Prof Charitha Herath. Read More »



China forecasts tough Golden Week for Mainland carriers

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has forecast passenger numbers could drop up to 77% during the Labor Day holiday (April 30-May 4), FlightGlobal reports, quoting comments from the regulator's director of transportation, Liang Nan, who said there was low demand for air travel currently. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from CALC, CargoLux and ST Engineering. Read More »