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JULY 2022

Week 27

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 7, 2022



South Korea investigating Eastar Jet for alleged false accounting statements

South Korean airline, Eastar Jet, is being investigated for submitting false accounts when it applied to operate international flights in 2021, local media reports. Read More »



Qantas Group engineers to vote on protected industrial action

The union representing Qantas Group engineers, the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA), will conduct a ballot of members to determine if they wish to take protected industrial action as part of the union’s negotiations for a new work contract with the airline group. Read More »




Japan Airlines adding non-stop Tokyo- Kona to international network

Japan Airlines (JAL) will operate three a week nonstop flights between Tokyo Narita and Hawaii’s Kona from the start of August. Read More »



Fiji Airways to inaugurate non-stop Nadi-Vancouver from November

Fiji Airways will commence twice a week nonstop flights to Vancouver from its Nadi home hub on November 25, its 20th international destination. Read More »



Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia resuming frequent flyer point transfers

From July 19, members of the frequent flyer programs of Singapore Airlines (KrisFlyer) and Virgin Australia (Velocity) will again be able to transfer points between the two programs. Read More »



Air New Zealand selects HAECO Vector seat for 787-9 economy cabins

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) has chosen HAECO Cabin Solutions Vector Economy seat for equipping the economy cabins of its 22 787-9s. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Eve Holding and Safran Group. Read More »