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Week 4

Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 26, 2022



Asia-Pacific international passenger demand collapsed 93.2% in 2021: IATA report

In its full-year global passenger traffic results for 2021, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported overnight that Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPKs) worldwide declined by 58.4% last year compared with full-year 2019. Read More »



Japan Airlines announces deeper cuts in February domestic schedule

Japan Airlines (JAL) has further reduced its domestic flying for February in response to market conditions. Read More »




Bamboo Airways arrives in Japan

Vietnam-headquartered carrier, Bamboo Airways, has added Japan to its growing international network with nonstop flights between Hanoi and Tokyo Narita. Read More »



EVA Air passenger numbers improve in December

Taiwanese carrier, EVA Air, flew 23,806 passengers in December 2021, up 25.1% month-on-month from 19,030 passengers in November. Read More »



Asia-Pacific markets among the slowest to recover from COVID-19: OAG

Seven of the 10 slowest recovering markets in airline seat capacity are in the Asia-Pacific, figures from data company, OAG, show. Read More »



AirAsia X receives court order granting share consolidation

AirAsia X (AAX) said in a regulatory filing to the Bursa Malaysia the High Court of Malaysia has granted an order to confirm the company's planned share capital reduction. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

HAECO has signed an agreement with 321 Precision Conversions to convert passenger variants of the A321 narrow-body to freighters. The passenger-to-freighter conversions will be done at HAECO’s Xiamen facility starting in February.