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MAY 2022

Week 22

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 31, 2022



Regional airline association welcomes strong growth trend at Asia-Pacific carriers

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general, Subhas Menon, said there were encouraging signs for air travel in the region after passenger numbers rose by more than a third in April compared with a month earlier. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines to operate two sustainable aviation fuel flights on Malaysia-Singapore route

Malaysia Airlines said a June 5 return passenger service between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will be flown by a 737-800 partly powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Read More »



Singapore Airlines opens upgraded lounges at Changi Terminal 3

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has drawn back the curtains at its upgraded premium passenger lounges in Changi Airport Terminal 3. Read More »



Australia's Rex to close five destinations in its regional network

Regional Express (Rex) is withdrawing from five centres in eastern and southern Australia following the expiration of the Australian government's Regional Airline Network Support (RANS) scheme. Read More »



Airport Authority Hong Kong extends fee and rental support package to July 31

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) said relief measures for airlines and businesses at Hong Kong International Airport will be extended to July 31. Read More »



Malaysia Airports Holdings more than halves losses in March quarter

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has reported a net loss of 104.8 million ringgit (US$24 million) for the three months to March 31 compared with a 221.3 million ringgit net loss in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Shareholders in PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines (PAL), have approved the appointment of Captain Stanley Ng as PAL president and chief operating officer. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Greater Bay Airlines and LSG Group. Read More »