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JULY 2022

Week 27

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 4, 2022



Major China carriers confirm orders for 292 A320neo aircraft

Airbus has secured orders for almost 300 A320 family aircraft from Air China (64), China Eastern Airlines (100), China Southern Airlines (96 plus leased aircraft) and Shenzhen Airlines (32). Read More »



IndiGo and Turkish Airlines switch on delayed codeshare partnership

India's IndiGo and Turkish Airlines have activated a codeshare partnership placed on hold following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »




Thai flag carrier requests court approval for updated restructuring plan

Thai Airways International (THAI) has applied to the country's Central Bankruptcy Court for amendment of its business rehabilitation plan. Read More »



AirAsia Thailand returning to Hong Kong, planning "pilot" Guangzhou service

AirAsia Thailand will launch nonstop Bangkok Don Mueang-Hong Kong from August 7 to boost the number of tourists visiting Thailand. Read More »



Aircalin signs agreement with Airbus-Singapore Airlines training centre

New Caledonia flag carrier, Aircalin, has contracted for pilot training with Singapore’s Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC). Read More »



DHL Express launches Japan-U.S. freighter service

DHL Express has introduced freighter flights between Japan and the U.S. with a three times a week Nagoya-Cincinnati route. Read More »



Air China, in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, has announced assistant president to the flag carrier’s board of directors, Zhao Yang, has resigned, effective immediately, due to a work reassignment.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs include news from BAA Training, Embraer, Pratt & Whitney and Toyota. Read More »