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JUNE 2022

Week 26

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 28, 2022



Australia records 1.2 million international air travellers in April

There were 1.2 million travellers who flew into and out of Australia in April, up 59.9% month-on-month from the country’s 697,969 international air passengers in March, the Australian Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) reports. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines adds Firefly to MHflypass Malaysia and MHshuttle products

Malaysia Airlines is including sister carrier, Firefly, in its MHflypass Malaysia and MHshuttle products. Read More »



Japan Airlines to raise fuel surcharges for third time in 2022

Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the country's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to increase fuel surcharges on its international passenger tickets sold in Japan. Read More »



United Airlines to operate non-stop Saipan-Tokyo Narita from September

United Airlines (UA) will commence nonstop flights between Tokyo Narita and Saipan from September 1, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) governor, Ralph Torres, said. Read More »



Solomon Airlines announces re-opening of South Pacific network

Solomon Airlines will resume flying to Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu and Kiribati from August 1 following the Solomon Islands government's easing of quarantine requirements. Read More »



AirAsia X (AAX) has announced Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz will step down as chair of the LCC’s board on July 1. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from 8tree, HAECO and Korean Air. Read More »