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JULY 2022

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 14, 2022



Japan Airlines adding nonstop Tokyo Narita-Tianjin to network

Japan Airlines (JAL) will commence nonstop Tokyo Narita-Tianjin with a once weekly 767-300ER service from July 16. Read More »



Boeing reports 121 deliveries for 2022 second quarter

Boeing delivered 121 aircraft in the three months to June 30: 103 737s, nine 777s, seven 767s and two 747s. Read More »




Virgin Australia applies for codeshare with Qatar Airways on selected European routes

Virgin Australia (VA) has applied to Australia's International Air Services Commission (IASC) to add its airline code to Qatar Airways flights from Australia to Milan, Paris and Rome via Doha. Read More »



Qantas Airways to remove vaccination proof for all passengers

From July 19, Qantas Group will no longer require passengers to provide proof of anti-COVID vaccination to travel on the airline. Read More »



Air New Zealand CEO increases equity in nation’s flag carrier

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) CEO, Greg Foran, has paid NZ$1.502 million (US$917,974) for 2.66 million shares in the country’s flag carrier, regulatory filings to the Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges show. Read More »



CDB Aviation signs aircraft deal with Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways

China Development Bank Financial Leasing Company (CDB) has informed the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that its aviation leasing subsidiary, CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC, has signed a purchase-and-leaseback agreement with Jazeera Airways for two A320neo with deliveries scheduled by September. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air Lease Corporation, CPaT and SATS Ltd. Read More »