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JUNE 2022

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Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 20, 2022



IATA annual general meeting kicks off in Doha

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said the world's airlines were gathered in Doha at a time the industry is on a path to recovery and also is focusing on sustainability. Read More »



Japan Airlines posts 19.3% lift in domestic passengers for May

Japan Airlines (JAL) carried 2.2 million passengers on its domestic network in May, up 19.3% month-on-month from the 1.8 million passengers it transported in April. Read More »




Qantas Group and Airbus sign sustainable aviation fuel partnership

Airbus and Qantas have announced a five-year partnership to develop and produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and feedstock initiatives in Australia. Read More »



Boeing chooses 777-200ER for 2022 ecoDemonstrator program

Boeing will conduct its 2022 ecoDemonstrator program with a 777-200ER to evaluate approximately 30 new technologies focused on sustainability and safety. Read More »



ZIPAIR updates livery, launching nonstop Tokyo-San Jose flights

ZIPAIR Tokyo has unveiled a redesigned livery and announced nonstop Tokyo Narita-San Jose, a service planned to take off from December. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines deciding on wide-body replacement for A330s

Malaysia Airlines Berhad group CEO, Captain Izham Ismail, said the airline group was close to a decision on aircraft to replace its A330 wide-bodies, media reported overnight. Read More »



In a regulatory filing to the Bursa Malaysia stock exchange, AirAsia X (AAX) said Lim Kian Onn has resigned as a non-independent and non-executive director following his acceptance of the position of deputy chair at ECM Libra Group Berhad. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

The International Air Transport Association has launched CO2 Connect, an online tool to calculate CO2 emissions for any commercial passenger flight.