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JULY 2022

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 15, 2022



Malaysia Airlines extends agreement with SITA for five years

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has extended its contract with travel technology provider SITA for five years. Read More »



Cebu Pacific boosts domestic flights at secondary hubs

Cebu Pacific will add flight frequencies from Cebu to Iloilo and Tacloban to increase the LCC’s network at hubs outside Metro Manila. Read More »




Melbourne Airport reports doubling of passengers in latest fiscal year

Australia’s Melbourne Airport processed 12.9 million passengers in the 12 months to June 30, up 110% from the 6.2 million travellers transporting through the capital city airport in the year-ago period. Read More »



Fiji Airways set to receive US$41.7 million in capital raising

Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) is in line to become the second largest shareholder in Fiji Airways after it agreed to pay F$93.1 million (US$41.7 million) for a 30.02% holding in the national carrier. Read More »



IATA urges Europe to delay restoration of 80-20 slot rule until mid-2023

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said it is too soon to return to pre-pandemic slot rules given the failure of key airports to cope with increasing demand for air travel post-pandemic. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia Pacific has released a security guidance document to help airports strengthen security to ensure adequate protection for passengers. Read More »