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MARCH 2022

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 7, 2022



Singapore adds countries to vaccinated travel lane scheme

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said the Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme (VTL) that allows quarantine-free travel to the Singapore will be expanded to include Greece and Vietnam from March 15 and second destinations in Indonesia and Malaysia, Denpasar and Penang, respectively, from March 16. Read More »



Bamboo Airways adds third Australian route

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways will launch nonstop Hanoi-Melbourne flights from April 27. The airline plans to fly the route once a week with 787s. Read More »




Malaysia to establish quarantine-free travel with Cambodia and Thailand

Malaysia’s Minister of Transport, Dr Wee Ka Siong, said a Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme (VTL) with Cambodia and Thailand will commence on March 15 allowing quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated passengers. Read More »



AirAsia re-introduces fuel surcharge for Malaysian operations

For the first time in seven years, AirAsia Malaysia will apply a fuel surcharge to all domestic and international air fares in response to "escalating fuel prices exceeding US$120 per barrel". Read More »



Thai Vietjet, Tourism Authority of Thailand establish strategic partnership

LCC Thai Vietjet and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have agreed a strategic partnership to develop promotional activities aimed to encourage air travel in the region. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's aerospace briefs report news from Antonov, Boeing, Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Jeppesen. Read More »