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Orient Aviation Daily Digest December 16, 2021



Qantas chooses Airbus single aisle planes for domestic fleet renewal

Qantas Group today announced it had selected A320neo and A220 family aircraft for its fleet replacement program. Read More »



SpiceJet settles dispute with De Havilland Aircraft of Canada

India’s SpiceJet said in a regulatory filing to the BSE stock exchange it had signed a settlement agreement with De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd, makers of the DHC-8-400 turboprop. Read More »



Boeing reports 34 aircraft deliveries for November

Boeing delivered 34 aircraft in November, compared with seven deliveries in the same month in 2020. Read More »



Bangkok Airways reopens international passenger lounge at Suvarnabhumi hub

Bangkok Airways said its international passenger lounges at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport will reopen today. Read More »



No Christmas cheer in bleak Cathay Pacific passenger numbers

Cathay Pacific Airways will operate just 12% of its pre-pandemic scheduled passenger traffic for the remainder of December after bleak conditions continued at the airline group in November. Read More »



Qantas says ciao again to Rome

Qantas is returning to Rome after almost two decades with three a week flights from Sydney via Perth due to start on a seasonal basis from June 2022. Read More »



Air New Zealand receives more government support

The New Zealand government has boosted its support for Air New Zealand (Air NZ) by NZ$500 million (US$337 million) to help the airline cope with ongoing uncertainty from COVID-19. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Cebu Pacific’s A330neo fleet is to be fitted with RECARO Aircraft Seating’s SL370 economy seat in a 459 passenger cabin configuration. The German aircraft seat manufacturer has been awarded the Cebu Pacific contract to provide economy class seating on the LCC’s future fleet of 16 A330neo. Read More »