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Week 34

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 22, 2022



AirAsia X reports reduced losses for latest quarter

AirAsia X (AAX) has announced a narrowed net loss of 652.5 million ringgit (US$145.8 million) for the three months to June 30 against a net loss of 24.6 billion ringgit in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Qantas Group CEO apologises for airline's operational failings

Qantas Group CEO, Alan Joyce, has apologised to Qantas Airways’ 13 million frequent flyer members for recent operational failings including scores of cancelled flights, lost luggage and poor punctuality. Read More »



India’s airlines record July decline in domestic passengers

India’s airlines flew 9.7 million passengers on domestic flights in July, down 9.8% month-on-month from the 10.5 million in-country passengers they carried in June. Read More »



Japan Airlines returning to Beijing

Japan Airlines (JAL) will resume nonstop Tokyo Narita-Beijing despite some restrictions remaining in place for international travel between Japan and China. Read More »



Cebu Pacific to up gauge Cebu-Seoul Incheon to daily flights

Philippines LCC, Cebu Pacific, will boost Cebu-Seoul Incheon from two services a week to every day from September 9. Read More »



Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the parent company of Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB), has named Tan Sri Dr. Zulhasnan Rafique and Faridah Bakar Ali as non-executive directors of the airline group. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Accenture, Changi Airport Group, the International Air Transport Association and Plaza Premium Group. Read More »