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JULY 2024

Week 28

Orient Aviation Daily Digest July 12, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



China’s “Big Three” airlines warn of interim losses

China’s biggest state-owned airline groups have informed regulators they will be in the red for the first six months of the year. Read More »




COMAC C919 tops China airline order book in first half

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) booked 200 firm orders for its C919 jet from Air China and China Southern Airlines (CSA) in the first half the year. Read More »



Aircalin suspends flights, considers merger with domestic airline

Aircalin, flag carrier of New Caledonia, will reduce its international network in second half 2024 after weeks of civil unrest in the South Pacific island nation have blown up forward cash flow and shredded passenger demand. Read More »



Bali airport confirms enthusiastic bidding for new slots

Tenders for increased flights to Bali’s international airport, to operate from October 2024, have attracted six international airlines, The Bali Sun reports. Read More »



DHL to place two 777Fs with China’s Central Airlines

DHL Express has signed a Letter of Intent with Central Airlines for the carrier’s acceptance of two DHL B777 freighters. Read More »



Lufthansa Cargo adds destinations in China from Frankfurt

Lufthansa Cargo has launched Frankfurt-Shenzhen and Zhengzhou all-cargo routes, operating with 777Fs twice and three times a week, respectively. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, DB Schenker, European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), ITOCHU Corporation, Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Laos, Philippine Airlines, Vietjet and ZeroAvia. Read More »


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