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Week 49

Orient Aviation Daily Digest December 7, 2021



Fiji Airways introduces new products as it resumes flying

Fiji Airways has increased its baggage allowance, added new inflight entertainment options and has started offering passengers the option of purchasing an entire row in economy class as it again brings international tourists to its island home. Read More »



All Nippon Airways posts highest domestic traffic numbers since March 2020

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) flew 1.41 million passengers on its domestic services in October, a 49.3% month-on-month increase from the 945,228 transported in September. Read More »



Hong Kong and Singapore tighten restrictions for arrivals

Singapore has introduced a daily testing requirement for all arrivals on Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights and those travelling by land from Malaysia for the first seven days they are in the country in response to the emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Read More »



AirAsia Philippines ends international flight hiatus with Singapore, Hong Kong services

AirAsia Philippines has resumed intra-Asia flights after a two-year break with an inaugural service from Manila to Singapore on Saturday and a return to Hong Kong skies on Sunday. Read More »



Demand fuels Qantas Airways return to India

Strong demand has seen Qantas Airways scheduled services return to India after almost a decade with a 15-hour flight between Sydney and Delhi on Monday. Read More »



Hong Kong runway re-designation is an important expansion milestone

What was once North Runway 07L/25R has become Centre Runway 07C/25C as Hong Kong International Airport takes another important step towards a three-runway configuration. Read More »



Embraer's Eve establishes growing foothold in Australia

Embraer's Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (Eve) has established a significant beachhead in Australia after signing a deal with Sydney Seaplanes for 50 electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) with progressive deliveries expected from 2026. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

SIA Engineering Company has signed a 10-year contract with Safran Aircraft Engines to provide engine test services for the CFM LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines. Read More »