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JULY 2022

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 11, 2022



Cathay Pacific Airways participates in inaugural third runway trials

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has commenced test operations at its new runway. Read More »



Akasa Air receives air operator certificate

India's Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Ministry of Civil Aviation have granted start-up airline, Akasa Air, its air operator certificate (AOC). Read More »




Airbus books 78 commercial aircraft orders for June

The latest Airbus orders and deliveries announcement reports the aerospace conglomerate booked 78 commercial aircraft orders in June, lifting its year-to-date total to 442. Read More »



Competition regulator green lights Virgin Australia’s application for codeshare pricing with international partners

In a draft determination, Australia’s competition regulator has approved, with immediate effect, Virgin Australia's (VA) proposed codeshare pricing agreements with Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines. Read More »



IATA records sustained market recovery in May; Asia-Pacific only region to report demand decline

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said the recovery in passenger markets continued its momentum in May with many international routes exceeding pre-COVID-19 demand. Read More »



Improving air cargo market for May; monthly IATA monitor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said air cargo demand, measured by cargo tonne kilometres (CTK), fell away by 8.3% in May from a year earlier. Read More »



Today's people news reports appointments at AirAsia X, Airbus and Interglobe Aviation. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Boeing, Kuantan International Airport, Rolls-Royce and Sabre. Read More »