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MARCH 2022

Week 13

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 28, 2022



Second flight recorder of crashed CEA 737-800 found: report

Search and rescue teams have located the second flight recorder of crashed China Eastern Airlines (CEA) flight MU5735, local media has reported, citing investigators at the southern Mainland crash site. Read More »



Qantas to launch Melbourne-Dallas Fort Worth on December 2

Qantas will start nonstop Melbourne-Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) flights from December 2, the Texas-based airport announced on the weekend. Read More »



IATA AGM moves from Shanghai to Doha

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has shifted the location of its 2022 annual general meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit from Shanghai to Doha due to COVID-19 related restrictions on travel into China. Read More »



LOT Polish announces return to Delhi and new route to Mumbai

LOT Polish Airlines will resume nonstop flights between Warsaw and Delhi from March 29. The Star Alliance member will operate three times a week on the route, increasing the service to five a week from May. Read More »



AirAsia X granted extension to complete corporate restructuring

AirAsia X (AAX) said the Bursa Malaysia has lengthened the deadline for the company’s completion of its corporate reorganisation. Read More »



Hong Kong shortens ban on airlines with COVID-19 positive passengers to seven days

Hong Kong's policy of suspending airlines from operating a specific route if a certain number of people on their incoming flights tested COVID-19 positive after arrival has been tweaked as new infections trend downwards in the Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Read More »



InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, the company behind leading LCC, IndiGo, has notified India's BSE stock exchange that Dr Anupam Khanna has stepped down as a non-executive director of the group after completing his second term on the board.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Antonov, Boeing, Embraer, Fuji Dream Airlines and Korean Air. Read More »