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Week 4

Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 25, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Japan Airlines debuts flagship A350-1000 on Tokyo Haneda-New York JFK route

On January 24, Japan Airlines (JAL) launched operations of its first A350-1000, named as the airline’s new international flagship almost two decades after the introduction of its previous flagship, the 777-300ER. Read More »



Cathay Group airlines recorded 20 million passengers in 2023

In full-year 2023, the Cathay Group’s airlines, Cathay Pacific and HK Express, carried more than 20 million passengers compared with the 3 million passengers they transported in the previous 12 months. Read More »



Singapore Changi’s passenger traffic recovers to 86% of pre-pandemic 2019

Singapore Changi Airport handled 58.9 million commercial aircraft movements in 2023, 86% of the traffic recorded in 2019. Read More »



AirAsia X Group said 2023 set the company on the path to growth

Malaysia’s AirAsia X Berhad finished 2023 on a positive note, carrying 890,289 passengers, or 2.6 times year-on-year traffic, in the final quarter of the year. Read More »



Starlux Airlines announces second route from central Taiwan’s Taichung

Taiwan’s newest carrier, Starlux Airlines, will start Taichung-Da Nang on April 2, operating the route three times a week with A321neo fitted with eight business and 180 economy seats. Read More »



Avia Solutions Group to acquire Australia’s Skytrans

Avia Solutions Group, the world's largest ACMI provider with a fleet of 199 aircraft, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire Australian airline, Skytrans. Read More »



TrueNoord has announced four appointments to its management team: Shaun Fullerton is the lessor’s technical manager, based in Dublin, and Ian Tyrrell, Jovana Zuber Timotijević and David Joyce are new members of the regional aircraft lessor’s finance team in Amsterdam. Read More »


Indo-Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Airbus Lifecyle Services Centre, Satair and Tarmac Aerosave. Read More »


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