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Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 16, 2022



Singapore Airshow news

Today's news from the Singapore Airshow includes reports on Airbus, BOC Aviation, Boeing, Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), Embraer, Rolls-Royce, Safran, Singapore Airlines, ST Engineering and Topcast Group. Read More »



Malaysia Aviation Group signs lease for 25 737 MAXs

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the parent of Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB), has signed a long-term lease for 25 737 MAX 8s with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). Read More »




Qantas to base four E190s in Darwin; extend London services to June

Qantas said four Embraer E190 regional jets flown on behalf of the airline's regional wing, QantasLink, by Alliance Aviation Services, will be based in Darwin. Read More »



Start-up Bonza announces first two bases

Australian start-up LCC, Bonza, has announced Melbourne and Queensland’s Sunshine Coast as its first two local bases. Read More »




China Eastern Airlines reports January decline in domestic passengers

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) flew 4.97 million passengers on domestic flights in January 2022, down 2.6% from 5.1 million in the same month in 2021. Read More »



Air India has named former Turkish Airlines chairman, Ilker Ayci, as its new CEO and managing director. Read More »




Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs include news from ANA HOLDINGS INC., China Aircraft Leasing Inc., Joby Aviation, Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), Sabre Inc. and Toyota Motor Corporation. Read More »