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Week 33

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 17, 2022



Removal of crew quarantine rules necessary to expand capacity says Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways chief customer and commercial officer, Ronald Lam, said recent eased quarantine restrictions had boosted demand at the Hong Kong-based carrier but cautioned passenger capacity will continue to be limited unless rules for flight crews are lifted. Read More »



Singapore’s Scoot returning to Sapporo

On November 1, LCC Scoot will resume flights from Singapore via Taipei to Sapporo with 787-8s. Read More »



First Singapore Airlines-DHL Express 777F touches down at Singapore Changi airport

Singapore Airlines' (SIA) first 777F freighter, to be operated in partnership with DHL Express, has been delivered in Singapore. Read More »



China Eastern Airlines reports 5.1 million domestic passengers for July

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) carried 5.1 million passengers on its domestic network in July, down 42.3%, from the 8.8 million it flew a year ago. Read More »



SpiceJet announces settlement with lessor Goshawk for three 737s

India’s SpiceJet has settled a dispute with lessor Goshawk Aviation Limited and its affiliates in relation to a 737-800 and two 737 MAXs. Read More »



Emirates Airline to fly A380 on Bengaluru and Perth routes

Emirates Airline will up gauge one of its three daily flights between Dubai and Bengaluru to the A380 from October 30. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from American Airlines, Boom Supersonic, Korean Air and Sabre. Read More »