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MAY 2022

Week 19

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 12, 2022



Singapore regulator green lights Singapore Airlines-Malaysia Airlines partnership

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has conditionally approved a partnership between Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB). Read More »



Cathay Pacific Airways reports improved demand in April

Cathay Pacific Airways chief customer and commercial officer, Ronald Lam, said there was an improvement in passenger demand in April as travellers took advantage of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's recent changes to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements. Read More »




Vietjet boosts international network across Asia

Vietjet will launch several international routes in July in response to the region’s continuing recovery from the pandemic. Read More »



ATR 42-600S completes first flight

Turboprop maker ATR said the partially configured short take-off and landing (STOL) variant of its 42-600S successfully completed its inaugural flight on Wednesday (Europe time). Read More »




Boeing recorded 46 gross orders in April

Boeing's latest orders and deliveries report shows the aerospace conglomerate received 46 gross orders in April: 29 737 MAXs from an unidentified customer, nine 737 MAXs from Aviation Capital Group, six 737 MAXs from AerCap and two 777Fs from an unidentified customer. Read More »



Cathay Pacific has named former Malaysia Airlines Berhad CEO, Christoph Mueller, as an independent non-executive director, following the resignation of Robert Milton. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, the International Air Transport Association, MAGicALL, and Smartwings. Read More »