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JUNE 2022

Week 23

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 7, 2022



Air New Zealand reports 27.7% jump in domestic passengers in April

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) flew 654,000 passengers on its domestic network in April, up 27.7% from 512,000 passengers carried in March. Read More »



AirAsia Malaysia restores Kuala Lumpur-Yangon service

AirAsia Malaysia has resumed nonstop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Yangon after a two-year absence adding another destination to its international network as travel restrictions ease. Read More »



SpiceJet confirms fine for 737 MAX pilot training

SpiceJet has confirmed media reports it has been fined Rs.10 lakh (one million rupee, or US$17,817) by India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), a penalty related to the airline's 737 MAX pilot training. Read More »



VietJet adds Mumbai and Phuket to international network, boosts Delhi

LCC Vietjet is commencing nonstop flights to Mumbai and Phuket, adding to the LCC’s fast expanding international network. Read More »



Malaysia Aviation Commission calls for feedback on Malaysia Airlines-Japan Airlines partnership

Malaysia's aviation regulator is seeking industry views on a Malaysia Airlines application to renew its partnership with Japan Airlines (JAL). Read More »



South Korea to remove restrictions on international flights at Seoul-Incheon

South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) will lift operating restrictions at Seoul Incheon Airport from June 8 in support of the recovery in international travel. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Korean Air (KAL) will design, test and build high-performance engines for small launch vehicles, or rockets, as part of a 20 billion won (US$16 million) project funded by South Korea's Ministry of Science. Read More »