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MARCH 2022

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 10, 2022



Asia-Pacific cargo capacity heavily constrained: IATA report

Cargo traffic at Asia-Pacific carriers, measured by cargo tonne kilometres (CTK), rose 4.9% in January compared with the same month in 2021, figures released overnight by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show. Read More »



Airbus reports 113 aircraft orders for February

The latest Airbus orders and deliveries report states the company booked orders for 113 commercial aircraft in February lifting its year-to-date total for the first two months of 2022 to 149 aircraft. Read More »




Cathay Pacific chairman has “utmost confidence” in airline's long-term future

Cathay Pacific Group chairman, Patrick Healy, said the Hong Kong-based carrier was facing many challenges from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but he had no doubt about the airline's long-term prospects. Read More »



DHL Express orders six 777F freighters

DHL Express has ordered six additional 777F freighters from Boeing. Read More »



Boeing extends 787 delivery drought in February

Boeing's February orders and deliveries report shows the company did not deliver any 787s for an eighth consecutive month as it continued to work through a manufacturing issue with the type. Read More »



India to reopen international border on March 27

India has set March 27 as the date for the resumption of scheduled international passenger flights, the country's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced. Read More »



Sabre Corporation said CEO, Sean Menke, has been elected chairman of the company's board of directors. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Embraer and the International Air Transport Association. Read More »