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JUNE 2022

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Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 22, 2022



Air Canada to serve Bangkok non-stop, operate seasonal Mumbai route

Air Canada will add Bangkok and Mumbai to its international network in December and October, respectively, with 787s flying the routes. Read More »



China Airlines to fly Taipei Songshan-Tokyo Haneda with A321neo, increase network frequency by 40%

Taiwan’s flag carrier, China Airlines (CAL), will fly Taipei Songshan-Tokyo Haneda with A321neo from July 1 and rebuild passenger capacity in the second half of 2022 as air travel demand gathers momentum. Read More »




AirAsia Thailand commences international flying from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

AirAsia Thailand CEO, Santisuk Klongchaiya, said the LCC is keen to increase its international flying from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi as its service to Kuala Lumpur commenced this week. Read More »



Australian domestic air passenger numbers jump more than 30% in April

Australian airlines flew 4.7 million passengers on domestic services in April, an increase of 31.9% over 3.5 million in-country air travellers carried in the same month in 2021. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines adding call centre staff as booking enquiries increase

Malaysia Airlines Berhad group CEO, Captain Izham Ismail, said the carrier is boosting its call centre capacity to cope with a surge in booking enquiries. Read More »



News and notes from the 78th International Air Transport Association (IATA) annual general meeting in Doha

IATA has upgraded its financial forecast for calendar 2022 “as the pace of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis quickens”. Read More »



AirAsia X said in a regulatory filing to the Bursa Malaysia stock exchange that independent non-executive director, Asmat bin Kamaludin, will join the board's nomination and remuneration committee.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Accenture, American Express Global Business Travel, Boeing, Cathay Pacific Airways, Gevo, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Sabre and Shell. Read More »