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MAY 2024

Week 22

Orient Aviation Daily Digest May 29, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Asia-Pacific airlines book 32% increase in international passengers

Asia-Pacific carriers transported 28 million international passengers in April, up from the 21.2 million international passengers in the same month in 2023. Read More »




Japan Airlines receives “severe warning” on safety oversight

The Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) has issued Japan Airlines (JAL) with a severe warning about its safety management systems and has given the airline until June 11 to inform the regulator of the measures it will take to ensure the safety of its passengers and the prevention of recent incidents reoccurring. Read More »



VietJet lifting domestic seat capacity by 35% in northern summer season

VietJet will add 1.4 million seats to its domestic network in time for peak summer passenger demand. Read More »



Air New Zealand establishes NZ$250 million credit facility

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has boosted its liquidity with a three-year NZ$250 million (US$154 million) unsecured syndicated revolving credit facility. Read More »



Rex to add E190s to domestic operations

Australia's Regional Airlines (Rex) has scheduled its first domestic E190 services to be operated by its charter and fly-in/fly-our subsidiary, National Jet Express (NJE). Read More »



Hong Kong International Airport reports 4.2 million passengers for April

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) processed 4.2 million air travellers in April up 35.9% from the 3.1 million passengers it processed in April 2023. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Cathay Pacific, Expedia Group, Malaysia Airports Holdings, Recaro Aircraft Seating and WCT Berhad. Read More »


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