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MARCH 2022

Week 13

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 29, 2022



Japan Airlines lifts domestic airfares as fuel prices accelerate

Japan Airlines (JAL) will increase domestic airfares between 3% and 8% as it battles the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the rising cost of jet fuel from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Read More »



IndiGo restarting scheduled international flights in April

IndiGo will resume scheduled international flights from India to destinations across Asia and the Middle East from next month. Read More »



Cathay Pacific Airways resumes cadet pilot training programme

Cathay Pacific Airways has reopened its cadet pilot programme in partnership with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Read More »



China Airlines boosts flight schedule for northern hemisphere summer season

Taiwan-headquartered China Airlines (CAL) is lifting passenger capacity by 20% in April and May in response to its latest review of travel demand. Read More »



Hong Kong Airport begins third runway flight checks

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) said flight checks have commenced at Hong Kong International Airport's (HKIA) new third runway. Read More »



Emirates Airline India capacity to reach pre-COVID-19 levels in April

Emirates Airline said its flight schedule to India will return to pre-COVID-19 levels by the start of April with 170 flights a week to nine destinations from its Dubai hub. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, Australia's Alliance Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Boeing, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Lao Airlines, SpiceJet and the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Alliance of Australia and New Zealand. Read More »