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Week 41

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



Japan Airlines and Hawaiian to re-emphasise consumer benefits after U.S. rejects partnership

In rare move, U.S. approved the joint venture but denied the airlines anti-trust immunity. Read More »



Typhoon Hagibis to impact Japan travel

After relatively quiet typhoon season, Hagibis could be most intense storm in recorded history. Read More »



Jeju Air shareholder AK to announce partner for Asiana bid

AK is criticised for using due diligence to gather business intelligence rather than making genuine offer. Read More »



Bamboo’s Prague plan earns government praise

Privately-owned Bamboo lauded by Vietnamese and Czech leaders. Read More »



Finnair still finalising Tokyo plan after Haneda slot allocation

Finnair initially switched a Narita flight to Haneda after promising growth. Read More »



Lion Air again to pursue IPO while Philippines AirAsia postpones listing debut

Lion Air could list shares by the end of this year, according to Indonesia Stock Exchange director, I Gede Nyoman Yetna. Read More »


Short Takes

AIRLINES: Air Astana showcased the delivery of its first of seven A321 Long Range “Super Arrow” aircraft at Kazakhstan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport this week. Read More »