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Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 20, 2022



Airlines halt several U.S. flights due to 5G rollout

A number of airlines have cancelled flights to the U.S. due to concerns about the rollout of 5G technology in the vicinity of some airports. Read More »



MAVCOM predicts growth for Malaysia’s domestic market

Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) executive chairman, Datuk Seri Hj. Saripuddin Hj. Kasim, said there were encouraging signs of recovery within the country's domestic market despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read More »



IATA financial monitor shows losses widening at Asia-Pacific carriers

Airlines across the region suffered increased losses in the third quarter of calendar 2021, figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) financial monitor show. Read More »




Japan Airlines increases A350 and ATR 42-600 operations

Japan Airlines (JAL) will steadily introduce more A350-900s and ATR 42-600 turboprops into its domestic network in the 2023 fiscal year. Read More »



Avolon forecasts 2022 international traffic will reach 70% of 2019 levels

Avolon head of portfolio management, Jim Morrison, said international air traffic was expected to recover strongly in 2022 and rise to 70% of 2019 levels. Read More »



ZipAir to increase flights to Los Angeles

Japanese LCC, ZipAir, will increase flights on its Tokyo Narita-Los Angeles service to daily from July 1 in anticipation of increased demand, including air cargo shipments. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) has signed a 10-year agreement with Rolls-Royce covering line maintenance and in-field services for the engine maker's Trent 7000, 1000, 900, 800, 700, 500 and XWB powerplants. Read More »