A trusted source of Asia-Pacific commercial aviation news and analysis

MAY 2019

Week 22

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Air New Zealand selects GE-powered 787-10

Eight stretched 787s will join 14 Rolls-Royce powered 787-9s. Read More »



Turkish Airlines studying plans to serve eight more Chinese cities

Xi’an and Xiamen under consideration as airline can expand from new airport. Read More »



Australia rejects Qantas-Cathay codeshare

Draft determination said various benefits would be ‘substantially’ outweighed by net detriment. Read More »



Chinese airlines seek 737 MAX compensation

China Eastern initiated claim, Chinese aviation trade body will help other airlines. Read More »



Jeju Air owner confirms interest in Asiana

Korea’s second largest airline would be significant acquisition for AK Group. Read More »



Garuda cancels London flights

Asian flag carriers that launched to London pull back; no prestige in losing money. Read More »



Patricia Arundel-Lampe moves up to CFO at FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International has promoted Patricia Arundel-Lampe to senior vice president and chief financial officer. Read More »


Short Takes

CODESHARES: Cathay Dragon and Japan Airlines this week began a code share partnership from Hong Kong to Bangalore, Chiang Mai, Dhaka, Fukuoka, Kolkata, Okinawa, Penang and Tokyo Haneda. Read More »