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Week 34

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 25, 2022



All Nippon Airways reports domestic flying approaching pre-COVID-19 levels

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and its LCC affiliate, Peach, forecast they will be operating pre-COVID-19 levels of domestic flying in the second half of their current fiscal years, to March 31, 2023. Read More »



Air New Zealand brings one 777-300ER out of long-term storage

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has announced the first of four 777-300ER wide-bodies to return to active service after long-term storage in California has flown to Auckland. ZK-OKP touched down at the carrier’s home hub on August 23. Read More »



Virgin Australia doubles 737 MAX 8 order to eight of the type

Virgin Australia (VA) has ordered an additional four 737 MAXs. Read More »



Japan Airlines adds five minutes to domestic aircraft schedules out of Tokyo Haneda

Japan Airlines (JAL) is extending flight times by five minutes on services departing Tokyo Haneda to “expand opportunities to operate at altitudes where fuel consumption can be reduced”, JAL said. Read More »



Australia’s Regional Express posts second consecutive full-year loss

Regional Express (Rex) has recorded a net loss of A$46.1 million (US$31.8 million) for the 12 months to June 30. Read More »



Thai Vietjet commencing nonstop Bangkok-Phu Quoc from October

Thai Vietjet will operate four times a week Bangkok Suvarnabhumi-Phu Quoc from October 12. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Brisbane Airport, Cathay Pacific Cargo, China Aircraft Leasing Group and GE Aviation Systems Australia. Read More »