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APRIL 2022

Week 14

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 7, 2022



PAL Holdings reports US$1.1 billion annual profit; cautiously optimistic about 2022 prospects

PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines (PAL), has announced a net profit of 59.1 billion peso (US$1.1 billion) for the 12 months to December 31, 2021, an improvement from a net loss of 71.8 billion peso in the previous year. Read More »



AirAsia X announces flights to India and South Korea

Malaysia-based AirAsia X (AAX) will commence nonstop A330-300 flights from Kuala Lumpur to Delhi and Kuala Lumpur-Seoul Incheon from April 20. Read More »




South Korea ministry outlines reopening of international air travel

South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) said the country aimed to have international flights back to about 50% of pre-COVID-19 levels by the end of 2022. Read More »



Four airlines receive one-week bans from Hong Kong due to COVID-19 cases

Four airlines have received seven-day bans on flying a particular route to Hong Kong after a small number of their passengers tested positive to COVID-19 upon arrival in the special administrative region. Read More »



Cebu Pacific introduces per piece system for check-in luggage

Cebu Pacific has changed its luggage allowance policy to a piece system to improve the customer experience and help flights depart on time. Read More »



Virgin Australia increases frequencies on capital city routes

Virgin Australia (VA) will operate up to 35 flights a day between Melbourne and Sydney from July 1, 2022. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Jetstar, Quickstep, SIA Engineering Company, Subang Airport and Triumph Aviation Services Asia. Read More »