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MAY 2022

Week 18

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 4, 2022



Airbus operates A220 demonstration flights in key Asia-Pacific markets

An airBaltic A220-300 will visit Singapore, Hanoi and Tokyo in coming days as part of an Asia-Pacific demonstration tour of the type. Read More »



Drop in cargo demand reports International Air Transport Association

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said overnight the air cargo market was impacted in March by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Read More »




Asiana Airlines partners with Korea Tourism to revive international tourism in South Korea

Asiana Airlines and the Korea Tourism Organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly rebuild international tourism in South Korea. Read More »



Emirates Airline resumes Dubai-Bali flights, going daily to Denpasar from July 1

At the start of the month, Emirates Airline returned to Bali for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Read More »



Sabre swings back to profit in March quarter

Sabre has recorded a net profit of US$42.1 million for the three months to March 31, a turnaround from a net loss of US$266.1 million in the year-ago quarter. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

The International Air Transport Association has launched its annual global passenger survey, designed to provide objective and in-depth insights into the preferences and behaviours of air travellers around the world. Read More »