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JULY 2019

Week 30

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Third Airport for Bangkok?

Construction could start at Nakhon Pathom, west of Bangkok, in 2023 Read More »



IPO for China Eastern’s freight division

Besides more aircraft, Pudong processing facility to be upgraded Read More »



Lam has already shed his tie

Cathay Pacific insider named CEO of newly-acquired HK Express. Read More »



t’way ends Japan routes

Secondary services suspended amidst Korea-Japan tensions, tourism downturn Read More »



Cathay Pacific reverts on cargo restructuring as sector shrinks

Cargo will once again be spun off from the passenger business. Read More »



Bamboo Airways flies one million passengers, bettering VietJet’s record

VietJet reached a million passengers in 13 months. Bamboo took six months. Read More »



Spring Airlines seals first airline partnership

Eastar Jet code share to offer more China-Korea options Read More »



Lavinia Lau promoted to Cathay Pacific director commercial

Lavinia Lau, most recently general manager planning for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon, has been promoted to director commercial with immediate effect. Read More »


Short Takes

LEASING: Singapore headquartered BOC Aviation Limited has delivered the first A330-900neo to Lion Air. Read More »