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Week 4

Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 25, 2022



Japan Airlines and Yamato Holdings to launch joint freighter operations

Japan Airlines (JAL) and logistics company, Yamato Holdings Co (YHD), have announced plans to establish domestic freighter operations by April 2024. Read More »



India’s domestic traffic rises for seventh consecutive month

India’s airlines flew 11.2 million passengers on domestic routes in December, up 6.5% month-on-month from 10.5 million carried in November. Read More »




Jakarta Halim Airport temporarily closing

Airlines and ground operators have begun to shift their operations out of Jakarta Halim Airport ahead of the airport's temporary closure from January 26. Read More »



Australia’s domestic passengers increase 44.8% in November

There were 1.5 million domestic airline passengers on scheduled commercial flights in Australia in November, up 44.8% month-on-month from the 1.1 million passengers recorded in October, figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) show. Read More »



Scoot returning to the Queensland’s Gold Coast

Scoot said late last week it would resume nonstop flights from its Singapore hub to the Gold Coast in Australia from February 13. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines launches upcycled products

Malaysia Airlines has unveiled five bags made from recycled materials such as old aircraft leather seats, belts, buckles and life vests, as well as cabin crew Kebaya uniforms and tablecloths. Read More »