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JULY 2019

Week 29

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Shanghai’s third airport likely to be in Nantong

Industry watching how high-speed rail will expedite ground time and how airlines will be allocated. Read More »



Spring and Eastar to study cooperation

Growing China-Korea market sees the two LCCs weigh cooperation from marketing to investment. Read More »



Thai Airways wants forum to enforce reciprocal open skies

Consortium of Thai carriers to make suggestions to government. Read More »



AirAsia targets market share gains in Indonesia

Fifteen aircraft to be added over three years. Growth resumes after fleet was shrunk. Read More »



Vietnam’s latest start-up linked to Korea’s SK Group

Vinpearl Air owner Vingroup received US$1b investment from SK, which is weighing Asiana bid. Read More »



‘This is your chairman speaking...’

Chang wants to fly first A320 delivery at Starlux, which has received route authorities. Read More »



GoAir names Miranda Mills as COO

Indian LCC, GoAir, has chosen Miranda Mills, whose career has included the role of Airbus vice president commercial sales South Asia, as chief operating officer. Read More »



Aer Lingus veteran Stephen Kavanagh joins CDB Aviation board

Former CEO and current Non-Executive Director (NED) of Aer Lingus, Stephen Kavanagh, is a new NED at CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Dublin-based subsidiary of CDB Leasing. Read More »


Short Takes

AIRLINES: LCC arm of the Singapore Airlines Group, Scoot, will move from Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 to an improved Terminal 1 on October 22. Read More »