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MAY 2022

Week 18

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 6, 2022



Airbus posts US$1.3 billion Q1 profit

When announcing the 2022 first quarter results overnight, Airbus CEO, Guillaume Faury, said the risk profile for the remainder of 2022 had become "more challenging due to the complex geopolitical and economic environment". Read More »



Air New Zealand raises US$770.8 million in fresh capital

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) has completed its NZ$1.2 billion (US$770.8 million) capital raising after 88% of eligible shareholders took up their rights to purchase two new shares for every AirNZ share held. Read More »




Singapore Airlines and pilot union sign new agreement

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Air Line Pilots Association of Singapore (ALPA-S) have signed a new agreement that includes measures to return the basic salaries of the airline group’s cockpit crew to pre-COVID-19 levels by next January. Read More »



Qantas Group outlines proposed 100% takeover of Alliance Aviation

Qantas Group has announced its planned acquisition of Alliance Aviation Services, in an all-scrip deal valued at A$614 million (US$437 million). Read More »




Atlas Air reports US$81.5 million net profit for three months to March 31

Atlas Air Worldwide CEO, John Dietrich, said the company had made an excellent start to 2022 with strong earnings despite the challenges of the pandemic. Read More »



Singapore Changi Airport passenger traffic reaches 40% of pre-COVID-19 levels in April

Changi Airport Group said this week passenger traffic at Singapore airport had risen from 15% of pre-COVID-19 levels in February to "40% in the last few days". Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from the Airline Catering Association, G3 Global, the International Air Transport Association, Malaysia Airports, Sabre, SenseTime and Spirit AeroSystems. Read More »