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JUNE 2024

Week 25

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 17, 2024

By Ryan Chase



China Airlines to offload equity in Tigerair Taiwan as LCC prepares to list

China Airlines (CAL) will sell 37 million shares it holds in its LCC subsidiary, Tigerair Taiwan, “to cooperate with Tigerair Taiwan’s application for stock listing planning”, the flag carrier stated in a recent regulatory filing. Read More »




AirAsia Indonesia reports US$48 million first quarter loss

PT AirAsia Indonesia (AAI) has announced net losses of 777.8 billion rupiah (US$48 million) for the three months to March 31 compared with a net profit of 20.6 billion rupiah in the same months in 2023. Read More »



Batik Air Malaysia to boost Kuching and Penang network

Batik Air Malaysia will add more flights to Kuching and Penang from its Kuala Lumpur hub from July 25, increasing the Lion Air Group carrier's Kuala Lumpur-Penang rotation from 21 flights a week to 33 weekly. Read More »



India’s carriers increase domestic passenger numbers by 4.4% in April

Airlines across India carried 13.8 million in-country passengers in May against the 13.2 million domestic passengers they flew a year ago. Read More »



Selected “special” airfares trending downwards in Australia but premium fares increase

Some relief for Australia's domestic air travellers flying on “best discount” economy fares has been noted in the monthly index of domestic air fares compiled by the country’s Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE). Read More »



Auckland Airport upgrades terminal to improve passenger traffic flow

Auckland Airport has commenced redesigning its domestic terminal with signage that will designate the terminal into A, B and C zones replacing the present layout of domestic, regional and Jetstar areas in the building. Read More »



IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) has named Kelly Horan president of the engine OEM, succeeding Kim Kinsley. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from BOC Aviation, Brisbane Airport, Escape Lounges, Japan Airlines and SITA. Read More »


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