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JUNE 2022

Week 23

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 10, 2022



Korean Air to restore three long-haul routes to network in July

Korean Air (KAL) will resume flights to Europe and the U.S. next month as demand for international travel increases. Read More »



IATA reports 78.7% jump in April passenger demand

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said overnight passenger travel data for April shows demand is rapidly returning to pre-COVID-19 levels. Read More »



India’s Akasa Air announces lease mandate for five 737-8 MAXs

India’s newest carrier, Akasa Air, has signed a purchase and leaseback agreement with Griffin Global Asset Management for five 737 MAX 8 aircraft with deliveries to begin this month. Read More »



Vietnam forecasts up to 80 million air passengers for full-year 2022

Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) deputy director general, General Dinh Viet Son, said this week Vietnam is expected to transport between 70 million and 80 million air passengers this year; an estimated 10 million international air travellers and 60 million to 70 million domestic passengers. Read More »



Airbus records 13 orders for May, cancellations unchanged at 173 aircraft

The latest Airbus orders and deliveries announcement reports the aerospace company booked orders for 13 commercial aircraft in May, lifting its year-to-date total for the first five months of 2022 to 364 aircraft. Read More »



Etihad Cargo highlights belly capacity offered on northern summer passenger flights

The northern hemisphere summer schedules of Etihad Cargo and Etihad Airways will provide extra freight capacity to destinations in Asia, Africa and Europe. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Hawaiian Airlines, Par Hawaii, Safran Aircraft Engines and ST Engineering. Read More »