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MAY 2022

Week 21

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 27, 2022



Capital A records US$205.5 million quarterly loss

Capital A has reported a net loss of 903.8 million ringgit (US$205.5 million) for the three months to March 31 compared with a net loss of 767.4 million ringgit in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Qantas pares domestic capacity forecast as fuel prices increase

Qantas and its LCC, Jetstar, have lowered predicted capacity growth in the Australian domestic market as a result of rapidly rising fuel prices. Read More »




SpiceJet reaches settlement with Credit Suisse over late MRO payments dispute

SpiceJet said a pending court case with Credit Suisse, soon to be presented to the Supreme Court of India for hearing, had been settled. Read More »



Japan Airlines to expand network to Guam and Kona from August

Japan Airlines (JAL) will boost its international network with the resumption of two Pacific routes and frequency increases to two existing destinations. Read More »




China to subsidise operations of airlines hit by recent COVID outbreaks

China's Ministry of Finance and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) have announced the government will provide financial subsidies for local airlines to counter the recent twin impacts of urban shutdowns from COVID-19 and rising fuel prices. Read More »



AirAsia Thailand names Kuala Lumpur as first international route from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

AirAsia Thailand will commence 11 times a week nonstop flights between Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Kuala Lumpur from June 20. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus. Read More »