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MARCH 2022

Week 9

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 3, 2022



Malaysia Airlines increases flights to Australia after border restrictions removed

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) will resume nonstop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Perth and add services to Sydney from the Malaysian capital after a further easing of entry restrictions for international travellers into Australia. Read More »



Etihad Airways announces US$476 million annual loss

Etihad Airways has reported a core operating loss of US$476 million for the 12 months to December 31, an improvement from a loss of US$1.7 billion in the previous year. Read More »



Japan’s leading airlines join sustainable aviation fuel body

All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) are among 16 Japanese firms that have joined ACT FOR SKY, a voluntary organisation of like-minded companies committed to the commercialisation, promotion and expanding use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Read More »



Garuda Indonesia negotiating cancellations of aircraft orders: media report

Garuda Indonesia is planning to cancel orders for Airbus and Boeing aircraft as part of its restructuring, media reports, citing comments from senior executives at the Indonesia flag carrier. Read More »



Airbus, Boeing suspend support to Russian airlines

Airbus and Boeing have rescinded support to Russian airlines in response to the imposition of sanctions against the Russian government following its invasion of Ukraine, media reports citing comments from a company spokesperson. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs report news from Swissport. Read More »