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Week 38

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Bamboo Airways to have 100 aircraft in 2024

787s to arrive next month and A330 plan dropped. Read More »



Air Premia retains license after review

Management change prompted Seoul to review start-up’s license. Read More »



Qantas and Virgin Australia to compete for Tokyo Haneda slots

Virgin wants one slot to enter the Japanese market. Qantas wants both. Read More »



Minister may change Thai Airways board

Minister unhappy about the flag carrier’s under-performance. New fleet approval awaits. Read More »



Don Mueang asks LCCs to use wide-bodies

Airport has reached 52 per hour movement cap. Read More »



Lion Group responds weakly to data breach

35 million records leaked for passengers at Thai Lion and Malindo. Read More »



AirAsia Group co-founder and group CEO, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, announced on Wednesday he would resign from most of his positions in the group, but did not specify a date for the change. Read More »


Short Takes

CABIN INTERIORS: UK-headquartered Acro Aircraft Seating, which has equipped aircraft in the fleets of Asia-Pacific carriers, Air New Zealand and Hawaiian Airlines, has launched its Series 6LC Economy class seat with North American LCC and long-standing Acro customer, Spirit Airlines. Read More »