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MARCH 2022

Week 9

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 1, 2022



AAPA director general: air travel "should gain momentum"

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general, Subhas Menon, is hopeful the recovery in air travel will gather pace during 2022 from an easing of international border rules across the region. Read More »



Bamboo Airways heading to Sydney

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways will fly twice a week between Ho Chi Minh City and Sydney from March 30. Read More »




Restructuring lifts Thai Airways International to statutory annual profit

Thai Airways International (THAI) has reported a net profit of 55.1 billion baht (US$1.7 billion) for the 12 months to December 31, jumping back to profitability from a net loss of 141.2 billion baht in the previous year. Read More »



Finnair suspends five destinations in Asia until March 6

Finnair has cancelled passenger and/or cargo routes to five cities in the Asia-Pacific for a week and rerouted four other services operating to the region to avoid Russian Federation airspace in response to the invasion of Ukraine. Read More »




Changi Airport International and Vietjet to develop airport infrastructure in Vietnam

Vietjet and Singapore's Changi Airports International (CAI) have established a partnership to develop aviation services at airports in Vietnam. Read More »



A tribute to Peter Ricketts aviation journalist and photographer

It is was with great sadness that I learned my good friend, Australian aviation journalist and photographer, Peter Ricketts, died on February 16, 2022 at the age of 80. Read More »




Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs report news from AerCap, Antonov and Malaysia Aviation Group. Read More »