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Week 49

Orient Aviation Daily Digest December 6, 2021



China approves 737 MAX to resume flying

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given the green light for the 737 MAX to return to service. Read More »



Jet Airways says talks continuing with Airbus and Boeing about aircraft order

India's Jet Airways said it continued to be in advanced discussions with Airbus and Boeing about a potential aircraft order. Read More »



VietJet headed to Moscow

VietJet said late last week it would start flights to Europe in July 2022, linking three cities in Vietnam with Moscow. Read More »



Asia-Pacific passenger traffic significantly behind in October as global figures improve

Passenger traffic continued to recover in October but the Asia-Pacific remained well behind other regions. Read More »



Thai Airways International reopens Bangkok first class lounge

Thai Airways International (THAI) has reopened the Royal Orchid Prestige Lounge at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport to serve increasing passenger numbers following the country’s reopening of its international border. Read More »



ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia to develop new MRO facility at Subang Airport

ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia is developing a purpose-built MRO facility at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang after signing a lease on Friday with state-owned Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad, the operator of Subang Airport. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Airbus was preparing to conduct test flights of a current generation CFM International engine converted to burn hydrogen instead of standard aviation fuel, FlightGlobal has reported, citing comments made by Safran executive vice-president of research and technology and innovation, Eric Dalbies, during Safran's capital markets day. Read More »