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Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 19, 2022



ANA forecasts domestic capacity for fiscal 2023 will return to pre-COVID-19 levels

ANA HOLDINGS INC. said this week domestic capacity across the airline group in the fiscal year to March 31, 2023 will match pre-COVID-19 capacity as air passenger demand continues to recover. Read More »



AerCap CEO predicts passenger traffic expansion in 2022

AerCap CEO, Aengus Kelly, expects the recent uptick in late 2021 market conditions to continue this year. Read More »




Thai AirAsia parent seals final tranche of US$432 million capital raising

Asia Aviation Plc (AAV), the parent company of Thai AirAsia, has signed the third and final phase of a 14 billion baht (US$432 million) capital raising that has increased its working capital and boosted liquidity. Read More »



Asiana Airlines to resume flights to Honolulu

South Korea's Asiana Airlines will return to Honolulu in April after a two-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More »



Philippines government introduces compulsory vaccination for domestic Manila flights

All domestic travellers flying into or out of Manila must be vaccinated against COVID-19 under new rules introduced by the country’s government. Read More »



Investment groups back takeover bid for Sydney Airport

Several proxy advisory groups have recommended shareholders vote in favour of the A$23.6 billion (US$17 billion) takeover bid for Sydney Airport from a consortium that includes IFM Investors and Global Infrastructure Partners, The Australian Financial Review newspaper has reported, citing comments from the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, ISS and Ownership Matters. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Korean Air (KAL) has been recognised for its work in promoting Seoul as a tourist destination through programs in its inflight entertainment system with a 2021 Seoul Public-Private Cooperation Award from the Seoul Metropolitan Government. Read More »