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Week 37

Orient Aviation Daily Digest September 16, 2022



Singapore’s airlines record flat passenger numbers for August

Singapore Airlines (SIA) group carriers flew 2.0831 million passengers in August, little changed from the 2.0835 million passengers they transported in July. Read More »



AirAsia carriers flying out of Changi to reach 96% of pre-COVID services

AirAsia Aviation Group Limited (AAAGL) said four of its airlines - AirAsia Malaysia, AirAsia Indonesia, AirAsia Thailand and AirAsia Philippines – are operating 168 flights a week to 12 destinations from Singapore Changi Airport, equivalent to about 60% of pre-pandemic weekly frequencies. Read More »



United Airlines to return to nonstop Melbourne-Los Angeles

United Airlines (UA) is to launch a second nonstop service from Melbourne Tullamarine to the U.S. Read More »



Air China reports 5.1 million domestic passengers for August

Air China flew 5.1 million passengers on its domestic network in August, down 2.1% from the 5.2 million passengers it carried in July. Read More »



China Eastern Airlines posts 15% month-on-month growth in domestic passengers

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) carried 5.8 million passengers on its Mainland network in August, up 15% from the 5.1 million customers it flew in July. Read More »



Malaysia Airports group highlights recovery in international flying

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) said 62%, or 55 out of 89 foreign carriers, had resumed flying into its five international airports - Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Langkawi and Penang. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air New Zealand, Airports Council International, ITP Aero, Neste and Rolls-Royce. Read More »