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JUNE 2022

Week 25

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 23, 2022



Thai AirAsia X adds three Japanese cities to regional network

Thai AirAsia X is resuming nonstop Bangkok Suvarnabhumi-Tokyo in July and Bangkok to Osaka and Sapporo from October. Read More »



Qantas Airways launches non-stop Perth-Rome

On Wednesday, Qantas Airways 787-9 VH-ZNF took off from Perth for Rome, the first scheduled nonstop flight between Australia and Continental Europe. Read More »




Delta Air Lines to resume Minneapolis/St. Paul-Seoul flights

From October 2, Delta Air Lines is restoring nonstop Minneapolis/St Paul-Seoul Incheon operated with A350-900s. Read More »



India records 12.1 million domestic passengers for May

India’s airlines flew 12.1 million passengers on domestic flights in May, up 9.8% month-on-month from the 11 million passengers carried in April. Read More »



All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines re-starting non-stop Tokyo Haneda-Gimpo route

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) will resume nonstop Tokyo Haneda-Seoul Gimpo services in the first week of July. Read More »



VietJet adds two more Vietnam-India services to network

LCC Vietjet will launch non-stop four times a week from Phu Quoc to Mumbai on September 8 and operate five a week flights between Phu Quoc and New Delhi from September 9. Read More »



Airports of Thailand Public Company has named Sarawut Songsivilai as chair and appointed Apirat Chaiwongnoi as successor to board member Sarawut Benjakul. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, KLK Motorsport and Modell- und Formenbau Blasius Gerg and Rolls-Royce. Read More »