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MAY 2022

Week 22

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 30, 2022



Vietjet forecasts 73% profit jump and 300% passenger growth

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company predicts it will record a 73.2% jump in profit in 2022, to 22.3 trillion dong (US$960 million), up from a 12.9 trillion dong profit in 2021. Read More »



American Airlines to launch nonstop Auckland-Dallas/Fort Worth from October

American Airlines (AA) will operate nonstop flights from its Dallas/Fort Worth hub to Auckland from the end of October. Read More »



EVA Air revises baggage policy to match rules of fellow star alliance members

From June 23, Taiwan’s EVA Air will adopt a network-wide passenger baggage allowance policy that will bring it into line with other Star Alliance members. Read More »



Australia’s international traffic up 59.9% in March

There were 697,969 air travellers who flew into and out of Australia in March, up 59.9%, month-on-month, from 436,432 international passengers in February, the Australian Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) reports. Read More »



SpiceJet postpones earnings report following ransom ware attack

India’s SpiceJet has delayed the release of its latest financial results following a ransom ware attack on its systems. Read More »



China and Solomon Islands sign civil aviation agreement

Last week, China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, and Solomon Islands prime minister, Manasseh Sogavare, signed a civil aviation agreement during Wang’s visit to the island nation. Read More »



Today's people news reports appointments at CDB Aviation, InterGlobe Aviation and Pratt & Whitney. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Aero K, Etihad Airways, ITOCHU, Lufthansa Technic, Neste Japan and Thompson Aero Seating. Read More »