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MARCH 2022

Week 9

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 2, 2022



Capital A narrows net losses in 2021

Capital A, formerly known as AirAsia Group, has reported a net loss of 3.1 billion ringgit (US$743.8 million) for the 12 months to December 31, an improvement from a net loss of 5.1 billion ringgit in the previous year. Read More »



India extends international flight suspensions to “an unspecified date”

India has delayed the resumption of scheduled international passenger flights, the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced. Read More »



Malaysia Airports reports US$182.8 million annual loss

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has recorded a net loss of 766.4 million ringgit (US$182.8 million) for the 12 months to December 31, an improvement from a 1.1 billion ringgit net loss in the same months in 2020. Read More »



New Zealand adjusts reopening roadmap for inbound international travellers

New Zealand has brought forward the date its citizens and residents living anywhere in the world can return to the country to March 4 from March 13. Read More »



Asiana Airlines and Australian Tourism Board launch working holiday visa program

South Korea's Asiana Airlines has announced a partnership with the Australian Tourism Board to promote a working holiday visa scheme for applicants aged 18 to 30. Read More »



Air passenger traffic to recover in 2024: IATA update

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects overall traveller numbers to reach four billion in 2024 - counting multi-sector connecting trips as one passenger – calculated to reach 103% of 2019 levels in the forecast time frame. Read More »



Airbus's published agenda for its upcoming annual general meeting has included a resolution that proposes the election of Irene Rummelhoff to the Airbus board as a non-executive director, replacing Carlos Tavares. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs report news from CAE, Elix Aviation, Sabre, Teleport and Universal Hydrogen. Read More »