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JULY 2022

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 13, 2022



Food and drinks back on board at AirAsia Thailand

Airlines in Thailand can resume food and beverage cabin service after the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has relaxed health and safety restrictions for inflight catering. Read More »



Lessor CALC orders 737-800SF converted freighter in expansion of cargo aircraft portfolio

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has signed for a 737-800SF passenger-to-freighter conversion with Aeronautical Engineers (AEI). Read More »




China Airlines reports 72.4% improvement in June passenger numbers

Taiwan’s flag carrier, China Airlines, flew 58,632 passengers in June, up 72.4% from the 34,018 passengers it carried in May. Read More »



Air Canada and Emirates Airline cement codeshare partnership

Air Canada and Emirates Airline have signed a strategic partnership that includes codesharing. Read More »



Lion Air Group co-founder reaffirms commitment to 737 MAX

Lion Air Group chair, Rusdi Kirana, told reporters in Kuala Lumpur this week the airline group is continuing to take delivery of its 737 MAXs as demand for air travel increases. Read More »



Global pilot association issues safety brief for Hong Kong’s third runway

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) has published a safety bulletin on the landing approach procedure at Hong Kong International Airport's new third runway - 25R/07L. Read More »



Antonio Di Gennaro took up his role as senior vice president for finance and chief financial officer at ATR on July 1. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

AerCap Holdings signed 125 lease agreements in the quarter to June 30 including 11 twin aisle aircraft, 43 narrow-bodies and two regional jets. Read More »