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Week 36

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 8, 2022



Australian economy air fares rise 56% in four months competition commission reveals

Australians are paying significantly more to fly around the country as a result of capacity cuts at airlines and a higher fuel price, reports the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Read More »



IATA records 58.8% jump in July passenger demand

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said the recovery in passenger markets in July was strong despite capacity constraints in some markets unprepared for the speed at which people returned to air travel. Read More »



Finnair rebalancing network as closed Russian airspace erodes profits on Asian routes

Finnair will tweak its network due to the closure of Russia’s airspace that has forced the carrier to lengthen flying times to its Asia destinations. Read More »



Garuda Indonesia projects fleet of 96 aircraft by 2026

Garuda Indonesia will expand from 61 aircraft in December to 96 by year end 2026, a fleet update filed with Indonesia's IDX stock exchange has outlined. Read More »



Global air cargo demand close to pre-COVID-19 levels in July

Demand for air cargo was close to pre-COVID-19 levels in July, figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) outline. Read More »



Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways partnership takes off

Virgin Australia (VA) and Qatar Airways have commenced their strategic partnership on routes between Australia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from ANA NEO, Bank of Ceylon, Hatton National Bank, Pasona Group, SATS Ltd and SriLankan Airlines. Read More »