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Week 35

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 30, 2022



Thai AirAsia X to expand network to Melbourne and Sydney

Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) will commence nonstop flights from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Melbourne and Sydney in December. Read More »



Asiana Airlines boosts domestic capacity during Chuseok national holiday

Asiana Airlines will add 5,536 seats to its domestic network to cater for passenger demand during South Korea’s Chuseok or Thanksgiving celebrations. Read More »



Air New Zealand A321neo showcases all-black Star Alliance livery

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has unveiled a unique Star Alliance livery for one of its new A321neos, featuring the alliance’s logo on an all-black fuselage. Read More »



IndiGo joins Clean Skies for Tomorrow coalition

India’s IndiGo has joined the World Economic Forum's Clean Skies for Tomorrow coalition as part of efforts to improve sustainability and accelerate the development of sustainable aviation fuel. Read More »



Akasa Air discloses user information data exposure

New India carrier, Akasa Air, said some passenger data may have been viewed by “unauthorised individuals” due to a “temporary technical configuration error related to our login and sign-up service”. Read More »



Finnair to launch three routes to Doha in partnership with Qatar Airways

Finnair is establishing a strategic relationship with Qatar Airways to be marked by the launch of daily A330-300 services from Copenhagen, Helsinki and Stockholm to Doha. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AerCap, Boeing, Intelsat, Nelco and UPS. Read More »