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MAY 2022

Week 21

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 24, 2022



First Akasa Air 737 MAX 8 with airline's livery breaks cover

Start-up Indian carrier, Akasa Air, has shared images on social media of its first aircraft in the Akasa Air livery, a 737 MAX 8 registration VT-YAA. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda from August

Malaysia Airlines will commence nonstop Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Haneda flights from August 14. Read More »




Changi Airport Terminal 2 to conduct phased reopening from May 29

Singapore Changi Airport's Terminal 2 (T2) will reopen its doors to passengers on May 29, Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced. Read More »



Firefly to reinstate Subang-Seletar turboprop flights

Malaysia-based Firefly will resume direct flights between Kuala Lumpur's Subang Airport and Singapore's Seletar Airport from June 13. Read More »




AirAsia Philippines to boost flight operations from Zamboanga City

AirAsia Philippines will launch daily cargo flights and add more passenger services out of Zamboanga City from June. Read More »



Latest data points to strong industry recovery, ICAO boss reports

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) secretary general, Juan Carlos Salazar, said global traffic data has tracked a healthy global rebound in air travel in the first four months of 2022. Read More »



CDB Aviation, a 100% Irish-headquartered subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), has promoted Fiona Scott to the newly created position of Chief People Officer. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from BOC Aviation. Read More »