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Week 47

Orient Aviation’s Week in the Asia-Pacific

By Asia Editor, Will Horton



MH370 investigator to assist in Malaysia’s efforts to regain FAA category 1 rating

Three International Civil Aviation Organisation staff to join eight-person task force. Read More »



Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways each add one flight to the U.S.

Both carriers will use five of their new slots to move Narita flights to Haneda. Read More »



Thai government faction pressing for more provincial flights in exchange for reduced fuel taxes

Government earns US$99 million a year from aviation fuel excise. Read More »



Manila slot allocation is unfair says United Airlines

United Airlines wants U.S. government to defer PAL Express/PAL code-share. Read More »





Malaysia analyses flag carrier's role as an economic contributor to the country

Airline’s contribution is more than financial accounts says government owner. Read More »



European expansion for All Nippon Airways

Only Japanese carrier to serve Istanbul, Milan and Stockholm. Read More »




Short Takes

LEASING: Lessor CDB Aviation has delivered the first of six A330-900neo to a new customer, Garuda Indonesia, in a long-term sale and leaseback deal. Read More »