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MARCH 2022

Week 12

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 21, 2022



Jetstar Asia approved for four more VTL destinations to Singapore

Singapore-based Jetstar Asia is to begin operating Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights between Singapore and Da Nang, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City and Penang. Read More »



AirAsia Philippines adds domestic frequency as reopening of Philippines international border approaches

AirAsia Philippines is adding flights to its network schedule amid increasing forward bookings and ahead of an expected influx of international visitors to the country from April 1. Read More »


Hong Kong International Aviation Academy further enhances your training experience

The new campus and five specialised training centres have come into service in the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA). Read More »



IATA says 50% of the world's top 50 air travel markets have no entry requirements for vaccinated passengers

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh, said the world was "largely open for travel", with figures from the airline lobby group showing 25 of the world's top 50 air travel markets were welcoming vaccinated international passengers without quarantine measures or COVID-19 testing requirements. Read More »



FedEx records 24.7% jump in quarterly profit to US$1.1 billion

Air cargo giant, FedEx, has unveiled a net profit of US$1.1 billion for its latest reported quarter, up 24.7% from US$892 million in the same three months in 2021. Read More »



All Nippon Airways rolls out insurance option in selected international markets

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has started referring customers booking flights on its website with itineraries starting from all cities in the U.S., Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Manila and Taipei to a travel insurance product being offered in partnership with Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance. Read More »



Bangkok Airways to increase Samui-Singapore schedule to daily

Bangkok Airways will boost its nonstop vaccinated travel lane (VTL) flights from Samui to Singapore to seven days a week from July 1. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, China Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Fiji Airways, HAECO, Liebherr Aerospace, Starlux Airlines, and STELIA Aerospace. Read More »