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JUNE 2022

Week 22

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 1, 2022



Swiss WorldCargo joins Cathay Pacific Airways-Lufthansa Cargo partnership

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Cargo said Swiss WorldCargo will be added to their joint business agreement. Read More »



AirAsia X March quarter benefits from LCC’s restructuring

AirAsia X (AAX) has recorded a net profit of 33.6 billion ringgit (US$7.7 billion) for the three months to March 31, returning to the black from a net loss of 5.7 billion ringgit in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Air China flags plans for majority control of Shandong Airlines parent

Air China said it is “planning to acquire the control” of Shandong Aviation Group, the parent company of Shandong Airlines. Read More »



Mainland domestic traffic falls 49% month-on-month; airlines hit hard by lockdowns

Airlines in China flew 7.8 million passengers on domestic flights in April, down 49% month-on-month from the 15.3 million domestic passengers they transported in March, Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) figures show. Read More »



Japan’s Air Do and Solaseed Air outline ambitions for joint venture

Japanese carriers, Air Do and Solaseed Air, have unveiled the structure and goals of their joint holding company, Regional Plus Wings Corporation. Read More »



Embraer reveals time line for decision on turboprop production

Embraer expects to decide if it will proceed with the development of a new passenger turboprop aircraft some time in 2023, Reuters news agency reports, quoting Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO, Arjan Meijer. Read More »



HAECO Group's HAECO Airframe Services has named Jacqueline Jiang as group director for airframe services, effective on July 1. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from DHL and Embraer. Read More »