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MARCH 2022

Week 12

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 24, 2022



Air New Zealand to launch Auckland-New York JFK nonstop flights in September

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) will commence nonstop Auckland- New York JFK three times a week flights on September 17 flying the route with 787-9s. Read More »



Flight recorder found at China Eastern Airlines 737-800 crash site in Beijing for analysis

Search and rescue teams at the southern China site of crashed China Eastern Airlines (CEA) flight MU5735 have located one of the two flight recorders from the 737-800 registration B-1791, local media has reported, citing comments from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) accident investigation division director, Mao Yanfeng. Read More »



IATA develops methodology to measure per passenger CO2 emissions

Air travellers, airlines and other stakeholders will be able to accurately measure CO2 emissions for each passenger following the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) development of a new measurement tool. Read More »



Kuala Lumpur Airport records 980,000 passengers for February

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) had 980,000 passengers travel through its domestic and international terminals in February, down 5.9% month-on-month from 1.04 million passengers processed in January, figures from Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) show. Read More »



Australia's international air passengers up 10.4% in January

There were 442,608 air travellers who flew into and out of Australia in January, up 10.4% month-on-month from 400,992 passengers in December, figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) report. Read More »



Hong Kong reviewing policy on route suspensions

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the policy of banning airlines from operating a specific route for two weeks if a certain number of people tested positive for COVID-19 after arrival in Hong Kong was under review. Read More »



AirAsia Aviation Group names new board directors

AirAsia Aviation Group Limited (AAAGL), the new name for Capital A's aviation business, has unveiled its board of directors. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AAR Corp, Cebu Pacific, EVE Air Mobility, SITA and Thailand's 2027 airshow. Read More »