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

JULY 2019

Week 27

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Asiana takes second bite out of Big Apple

New second daily New York flight indicates Asiana restructuring is not just about cuts. Read More »



Surprise! Bamboo’s first A330 appears

A330 spotted in Manchester with more on the way; A380 no longer an option. Read More »



Citilink to receive A330neos, consider long-haul flights

Potential density disadvantage with only 365 seats. Read More »



VietJet shares AirAsia's vision for e-commerce

VietJet wants to sell more to existing customers and utilise a new e-commerce platform for sales of non-flight related products. Read More »



EVA Air cabin crew strike gives Taiwan fatigue but boosts peers

Longest strike in Taiwan has exhausted the public. Read More »



Hong Kong Airlines to swap three A330s for A320s

Restructuring starts while airline waits for shareholders to end their dispute. Read More »



Alton Aviation appoints Joshua Ng director of new Singapore office

Alton Aviation has expanded its global presence with the establishment of an office in Singapore to add to its presence in Beijing, Dublin, Hong Kong, New York and Tokyo. Read More »



Lufthansa Systems names new co-CEO

Lufthansa Systems has promoted Thomas Wittmann to a CEO, beside CEO Olivier Krueger, at the industry IT provider. Read More »


Short Takes

CODE SHARES: China Eastern Airlines has expanded its code share with Delta Air Lines to include Atlanta to Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis/St Paul and Salt Lake City and from Detroit and Seattle to the same destinations. Read More »