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MARCH 2022

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 16, 2022



Japan Airlines to reach 98% of normal domestic schedule by May

Japan Airlines (JAL) has signalled its domestic network will be close to normal levels by the start of May. Read More »



AirAsia announces Malaysia-Thailand schedule boost

AirAsia is to launch three routes between Malaysia and Thailand. The LCC said twice a week Penang-Bangkok Don Mueang flights and three times a week services between Kuala Lumpur and Hat Yai will begin on April 13. 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 »



EVA Airways to convert three 777-300ERs to freighters

EVA Air has chosen Israel Aerospace Industries to convert three of its 777-300ER passenger aircraft to freighters. Read More »



China Southern Airlines posts 45.8% year-on-year growth in domestic passengers for February

China Southern Airlines (CSA) carried 7.3 million passengers on its domestic network in February, up 45.8%, from six million passengers in the same month in 2021. Read More »



Korean Air updates European and North American schedule as war rages in Ukraine

Korean Air’s (KAL) passenger flights to Moscow and Vladivostok and cargo services that had been transiting through the Russian capital are being suspended until the end of April due to safety concerns amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Read More »



China diverts international flights away from Shanghai: reports

Some 106 international flights have been diverted from Shanghai and will land in other cities in China from March 21 to May 6 as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, local media has reported, citing comments from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Aemetis, Boeing and Menzies Aviation. Read More »