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MAY 2022

Week 20

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 17, 2022



India’s Jet Airways completes first proving flights

Jet Airways has completed the first of several proving flights as it works towards receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), local media has reported. Read More »



Shanghai lockdown reduces China Eastern Airlines domestic traffic by 90.8%

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) carried 853,290 passengers on its domestic network in April, down 90.8% from the 9.3 million in-country passengers transported in the same month in 2021. Read More »




China Airlines reports 11.7% improvement in passenger numbers

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) flew 29,323 passengers in April, up 11.7% from the 26,261 passengers carried in March. Read More »



All Nippon Airways flew two million domestic passengers in April

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has recorded more than two million domestic passengers for two consecutive months. Read More »




AirAsia Indonesia restores Denpasar-Perth to regional network

AirAsia Indonesia has resumed nonstop flights between Bali and Perth. Read More »



Goshawk shareholders approve SMBC Aviation Capital offer

Goshawk majority shareholders, Hong Kong’s NWS Holdings Ltd (NWS) and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) have accepted an offer from SMBC Aviation Capital to acquire substantially all of Goshawk’s commercial aircraft leasing business, excluding aircraft leased to Russian airlines. Read More »



Star Alliance celebrates 25th anniversary with new branding

Star Alliance has unveiled a new brand tagline - Together. Better. Connected - and said it will intensify its focus on digital innovation on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China and SpiceJet. Read More »