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MARCH 2022

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 17, 2022



Singapore Airlines forecasts capacity to reach 57% of pre-COVID-19 levels by April

Singapore Airlines (SIA) expects available seat kilometres (ASK) in April to exceed 50% of levels flown pre-pandemic as its Vaccinated Travel Lane network expands "in the coming weeks" to 66 destinations in 27 countries. Read More »



New Zealand brings forward international border reopening

International visitors will be able to travel to New Zealand without on arrival self-isolating or quarantining earlier than expected. 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 »



Air China posts 24.5% month-on-month domestic passenger growth

Air China carried 4.32 million passengers on its domestic network in February, up 24.5%, from 3.5 million passengers in the same month in 2021. Read More »



China Eastern Airlines reports “low” Spring Festival passenger traffic

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) said travel during the Spring Festival remained below pre-COVID-19 levels despite an improvement from 2021. Read More »



China Aircraft Leasing Company boosts annual net profit by 57.4%

China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC) said net profit rose 57.4%, to HK$525.8 million (US$67.2 million), in the 12 months to December 31, 2021 from HK$334.1 million in the same 12 months in 2020. Read More »



Taiwan's China Airlines reports 30.8% month-on-month jump in passenger traffic

China Airlines (CAL) flew 22,200 passengers in February, up 30.8%, from 16,966 passengers carried in January. Read More »



China Aircraft Leasing Group said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that Robert Van Jin Nien will step down as an independent non-executive director of the lessor at the conclusion of the lessor’s May 23 annual general meeting. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from EVE Air Mobility, Global Crossing Airlines, HAECO Composite Services and Pratt & Whitney. Read More »