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Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 21, 2022



Airbus to auction A380 parts

Aviation enthusiasts keen to have their very own piece of an A380 will have that chance in June when Airbus puts about 500 items salvaged from a decommissioned double decker superjumbo under the hammer. Read More »



Cathay Pacific adds testing requirement for Hong Kong passengers to China

Cathay Pacific said passengers flying from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to destinations in China must now show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure. Read More »




All Nippon Airways flew 1.7 million domestic passengers in January

All Nippon Airways (ANA) carried 1.7 million passengers on its domestic network in January, more than double the 758,463 passengers it transported in the same month in 2021. Read More »



Japan Airlines records 1.5 million domestic passengers in January

The January traffic report for Japan Airlines (JAL) has stated the airline carried 1.5 million passengers on domestic flights for the month, up 123.4% from 684,690 intra-country passengers in the same 31 days in 2021. Read More »




StarLux receives first A330neo

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines has accepted delivery of its first A330-900. Read More »



Embraer delays E175-E2 program by three years

Embraer has paused the development of its E175-E2 regional jet for three years. Read More »




AirAsiaX posts US$2.9 million quarterly loss

AirAsia X (AAX) has reported its net loss narrowed to 11.9 million ringgit (US$2.9 million) in the three months to December 31 from a net loss of 174.3 million ringgit in the same months in 2020. Read More »



Rakesh Gangwal has resigned as a non-executive, non-independent director of IndiGo's parent company, InterGlobe Aviation, effective immediately. Read More »



Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs feature Air Busan, Air Lease Corp, Airbus, CAE and Qantas Airways. Read More »