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Week 49

Orient Aviation Daily Digest December 5, 2022



SIA and THAI to establish strategic partnership; expand code-sharing to international networks

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Thai Airways International (THAI) will codeshare on each other's flights between Singapore and Bangkok in their first step towards forging a closer relationship. Read More »



Pandemic era "largely behind us" declares SpiceJet leadership

In the LCC’s annual report, SpiceJet chair, Ajay Singh, said the COVID-19 pandemic era is in the rear view mirror as people emerge from years of staying at home keen to travel. Read More »




Qantas Airways to operate six A380s by mid-month

Qantas Airways plans to add a sixth A380 to its flight operations this month. Read More »



Thai AirAsia X lands in Australia

Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) touched down in Australia for the first time late last week with two of its flights landing within minutes of each other. Read More »



Air Canada's Bangkok flights take off

Air Canada has commenced nonstop to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi from its Vancouver (YVR) hub. Read More »



Royal Brunei Airlines appoints acting CEO to top job

In November, acting Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) CEO, Captain Sabirin Hj Abd Hamid, was confirmed as CEO of the Brunei flag carrier. Read More »



Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has promoted executive director for airport operations, Vivian Cheung, to the newly created position of chief operating officer responsible for AAHK’s corporate development and airport management divisions. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, Cathay Pacific and IndiGo. Read More »