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JUNE 2022

Week 23

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 9, 2022



Australia domestic air passenger market approaching full recovery

Australia's in-country airline market was within striking distance of pre-COVID-19 levels in April, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has said. Read More »



United Airlines to serve Brisbane-San Francisco from October

United Airlines (UA) will commence nonstop flights between Brisbane and its San Francisco hub on October 28. Read More »



Bangkok Airways announces expanded domestic and international networks

Bangkok Air will open three domestic and four international routes from July to September as it rebuilds its network in response to recovering air travel demand. Read More »



Asia-Pacific records biggest drop in air cargo traffic for April: IATA report

Global demand for air cargo fell away in April with the Asia-Pacific recording the largest decline worldwide for the sector, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) April cargo traffic data shows. Read More »



ATR bullish on demand for turboprop sales in Japan

ATR CEO, Stefano Bortoli, expects the number of the turboprop maker's aircraft operating in Japan to hit triple digits before the end of the decade due to increased demand for regional travel. Read More »



Singapore launches sustainable aviation fuel credits scheme

Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Temasek, will begin selling sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credits in July. Read More »



AFI KLM E&M has appointed Rob van de Graaf as commercial director of its EPCOR subsidiary. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from China Airlines, Gevo, FlightPath3D and Japan Airlines. Read More »