A trusted source of Asia-Pacific commercial aviation news and analysis

MAY 2022

Week 18

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 3, 2022



Jet Airways prepares 737-800 for proving flights

Jet Airways CEO, Sanjiv Kapoor, said in a Linkedin post over the weekend that the India carrier was "one step closer" to returning to the skies as it prepares a 737-800, registration VT-SXE, to operate proving flights for its Air Operator Certificate (AOC). Read More »



Delta Air Lines and Australia's Regional Express to offer interline ticketing and baggage services

Delta Air Lines and Australia's Regional Express (Rex) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) that enters the two carriers into a definitive joint commercial agreement covering reciprocal interline ticketing and baggage services. Read More »




Cebu Pacific flies into new Clark Airport Terminal 2

Cebu Pacific (CEB) has commenced operations at Clark International Airport's new Terminal 2. Read More »



Air New Zealand international air passenger demand exceeding expectations

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) chief customer and sales officer, Leanne Geraghty, said the airline's international flights have been filling up fast as travellers take advantage of eased border rules. Read More »



Capital A optimistic “it is the beginning of the end” of COVID

Writing in its 2021 annual report, Capital A said it was "cautiously optimistic that this is the beginning of the end of the pandemic". Read More »



Bangkok Airways adds self-check-in option at three Thailand airports

Bangkok Airways has introduced self-service kiosks and bag drop counters for passengers, enabling them to print out boarding passes and check in luggage at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Krabi and Koh Samui airports. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Delta TechOps has signed a five-year agreement with Asiana Airlines covering MRO work on the CF6-80C2 engines powering the South Korean carrier’s 747 and 767 fleets. Read More »