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Week 47

Orient Aviation Daily Digest November 24, 2021

By Steve Creedy



Airports warn of “critical” need to modernise global policies on airport charges

Airports Council International World (ACI World) has called for less regulation of airport charges, arguing it would be in the best interests of the travelling public. Read More »



International airline blueprint offers governments simplified model for COVID-19 border controls

Governments pondering the reopening of their borders have some “best practice’ examples to follow thanks to a new blueprint launched by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Read More »



Singapore Airlines and Scoot resume services to India

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is welcoming the reintroduction of scheduled passenger services between Singapore and India with a raft of routes it says will help families reunite and support demand for business travel between the two countries. Read More »



AirAsia X reports US$35.48 million quarterly loss

AirAsia X’s (AAX) first quarterly report under its changed financial year has produced a net loss of RM149.1 million (US$35.46 million). Read More »



Vietnam Airlines poised to launch historic U.S. scheduled flights

Vietnam Airlines is set to commence the first regularly scheduled services to the U.S. by a Vietnamese carrier in some two decades after laying the groundwork for the route. Read More »



Bamboo Airways eyes local and U.S. stock listings

Bamboo Airways (BAV) has revealed the airline is planning to list on local and U.S. stock exchanges in 2022. Read More »



Bangkok Airways considers more job losses and confirms fleet reduction

Bangkok Airways intends to reduce its fleet from 38 to 30 aircraft by 2022 and said it may have to make more cuts in staff numbers. Read More »



Surprise alert from Dubai Airports

It is not the kind of alert we have come to expect in the past 20 months, but Dubai Airports (DXB) has issued a warning to passengers that it will be “exceptionally busy” over the next 11 days as residents of the United Arab Emirates take advantage of national holidays. Read More »



Regional Express savours victory over giant rival

Singapore-backed Regional Express (Rex) is savouring a victory over bigger rival, Qantas Group, after winning a government-regulated route in regional Queensland. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Collins Aerospace has entered into a long-term agreement to support the Japan Airlines (JAL) fleet of 787s through its Dispatch Flight Hour program. Dispatch guarantees the availability of high-performance avionics and communications assets to customers around the globe. The agreement marks the continuation of a successful relationship between JAL and Collins Aerospace. Read More »