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JUNE 2019

Week 23

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton

 

News

Mitsubishi and Bombardier confirm talks

Bombardier’s CRJ backlog ends in 2020. Read More »


 

News

Indonesia encourages new entrants

Initiative would add competition after recent fare changes. Read More »


 

News

Malaysia Airlines turnaround plan

Airline to retain full-service model, pursue market share gains and improve ASEAN proposition. Read More »


 

News

U.S. approves Qantas-American Airlines joint venture

Qantas to serve Chicago and San Francisco from Brisbane. Read More »


 

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News

Thai Smile to be Star Connecting Partner

Membership to be completed by year end. Read More »


 

News

Korean Air expresses interest in Asiana

Anti-competitive concerns would be high. Read More »


 

News

Asia-Pacific carriers to deliver lower profits in 2019

IATA forecasts a US$1.7 billion decline to $6 billion in the region. Read More »


 

People

IATA award winners

After the issue of a lack of women in the upper ranks of the airline industry emerged as a major topic at last year’s International Air Transport Association AGM in Sydney, the airline association has taken a step in the right direction with the announcement of the winners of the first IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards at its 2019 gathering in Seoul. Read More »


 

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People

Former Royal Air Force officer, Phil Donnelly, is the new chief people officer at travel commerce, technology and payments group, Travelport Worldwide Limited. Read More »


 

Shorttakes

CODE SHARES: Japan Airlines and Xiamen Airlines commenced their code share partnership on Fuzhou-Osaka, Hangzhou-Osaka, Xiamen-Osaka and Xiamen Tokyo Narita on June 3. Read More »