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APRIL 2022

Week 15

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 11, 2022



IndiGo and Jetstar unveil virtual interline partnership

Jetstar Group has announced India's IndiGo airline will be the second carrier to join its virtual interline partnership. Read More »



Qantas Group announces two international routes

Qantas will start nonstop four times a week flights between Sydney and Bengaluru from September 14 using A330s. Read More »




Airbus reports 104 orders and 76 cancellations for March

The latest Airbus orders and deliveries report states the aerospace company booked commitments for 104 commercial aircraft in March, lifting its year-to-date total for the first three months of 2022 to 253 aircraft. Read More »



CALC CEO expects airlines to “rely more” on lessors for capacity needs

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) CEO, Brian Poon Ho Man, expects aircraft lessors will continue to increase their presence in the commercial airline market in 2022. Read More »



Capital A CEO flags return to profitability in 2023

Capital A CEO, Tony Fernandes, is confident the company will return to profitability in 2023, local media reports, citing comments to reporters at a media event. Read More »



Thai Airways International accepts two new 777-300ERs, a third on the way

Thai Airways International (THAI) said late last week it had taken delivery of two new 777-300ER wide-bodies, registrations HS-TTA and HS-TTB, with a third of the type (HS-TTC) on the way to the carrier from Airbus. Read More »



Atlas Air has appointed Doug McKeen to the newly established position of senior vice president for labor relations. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Seoul Incheon Airport trials new security X-ray system

Passengers travelling through Seoul Incheon Airport will soon be able to keep laptops and liquids in their bags during the security clearance, local media reports, citing an airport statement. Read More »