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Week 35

Orient Aviation Daily Digest August 31, 2022



China Airlines orders 16 787-9s

Taiwan-based China Airlines (CAL) has put pen to paper for 16 787-9 wide-bodies to replace its A330-300 fleet. Read More »



Thai Airways International has sold five A340s chief technical officer confirms

Thai Airways International (THAI) has found a buyer for five of its A340s, Thailand's The Nation has reported, quoting the airline's chief technical officer, Cherdphan Chotikhun. Read More »



U.S. government orders suspension of 26 flights operated by China airlines into domestic airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) has suspended 26 U.S.-China passenger flights operated by China-headquartered airlines. Read More »



Air travel demand into Australia hits 90% of pre-COVID-19 levels: IATA report

International bookings for air travel to Australia reached 90% of pre-COVID-19 levels in August, up from 57% at the time the country reopened its border, figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) report. Read More »



China Southern Airlines reports US$1.7 billion interim loss

China Southern Airlines (CSA) has reported a net loss of 11.5 billion yuan (US$1.7 billion) for the six months to June 30 compared with a 4.7 billion yuan net loss in the same months in 2021. Read More »



Scoot unveils Pokemon partnership with 787-9 livery

Singapore-based LCC, Scoot, will paint a 787-9 with a Pokemon-themed livery in partnership with Japan's The Pokemon Company. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Boeing. Read More »