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APRIL 2022

Week 14

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 8, 2022



Passenger demand at Asia-Pacific airlines up 42.9% in February: IATA

February air passenger traffic at Asia-Pacific airlines, measured by revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), rose 42.9% compared with the same month in 2021, figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show. Read More »



Japan Airlines to reach 97% domestic network operations in May

Japan Airlines (JAL) expects to be operating close to a full domestic schedule in May as market conditions improve. Read More »




Hawaiian Airlines confirms Honolulu-Auckland restart after two-year suspension

Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) will resume nonstop flights between Honolulu and Auckland from July 2. Read More »



BOC in process of recovering 18 aircraft formerly leased to Russian airlines

BOC Aviation said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong it is in the process of recovering 17 owned and one managed aircraft formerly leased to Russian airlines. Read More »



Hong Kong denies the special administrative region’s zero-COVID strategy is eroding its aviation hub status

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) chief executive, Carrie Lam, has defended the HKSAR’s status as an aviation hub after pointed criticism of the government's travel restrictions by International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general, Willie Walsh. Read More »



Rolls-Royce said its president of power systems, Andreas Schell, has accepted the role of CEO at energy company, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Hindustan Aeronautics, Israel Aerospace Industries, Pratt and Whitney, SATS Ltd and SR Technics. Read More »