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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 15, 2022



China Airlines adds Southeast Asia frequencies, launching Cebu and Chiang Mai

Taiwan-headquartered China Airlines (CAL) will commence nonstop flights to Cebu and Chiang Mai as part of its strategy to boost transit traffic through its home hub in Taipei. Read More »



Japan Airlines posts 12.4% increase in domestic passengers for August

Japan Airlines (JAL) flew 2.8 million passengers on its domestic network last month, up 12.4% month-on-month from the 2.5 million customers flown in July. Read More »



China Southern Airlines announces a 70% jump in domestic customers

China Southern Airlines (CSA) carried 7.7 million passengers on its domestic routes in August, up 70% from the 4.5 million in-country passengers flown in the same month in 2021. Read More »



Starlux Airlines to receive first A350-900 in October

Taiwan’s Starlux Airlines expects to take delivery of its first A350-900 next month. Read More »



Boeing reports 30 commercial aircraft orders in monthly monitor

Boeing logged firm commitments for 30 aircraft in August, lifting the company's gross orders for the first eight months of 2022 to 446. Read More »



Virgin Australia reveals US$380.9 million annual loss; predicts fiscal 2022-2023 profit

Virgin Australia (VA) has posted a net loss of A$565.5 million (US$380.9 million) for the 12 months to June 30 compared with a net profit of A$3.7 billion in the previous year, local media has reported, citing the company's financial accounts lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Read More »



AirAsia X has named Moo Kin Yew as its new company secretary.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AirAsia, Airbus, Overleaf, Rex Airlines and Topcast. Read More »