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Week 5

Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 29, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Hawaiian Airlines relinquishes several Tokyo Haneda slots

Hawaiian Airlines has surrendered seven slot pairs at Tokyo Haneda to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) for potential reallocation to rival U.S. carriers. Read More »



AirAsia Group airlines report passenger numbers at 77% of pre-COVID 2019

Capital A's AirAsia Group carriers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand flew a combined 57 million passengers in calendar 2023, up 67% from the 34.2 million customers it transported in the previous year. Read More »



Air China, China Southern Airlines flag lower fiscal year losses for 2023

Air China expects a net loss ranging from 900 million yuan (US$126 million) to 1.3 billion yuan for the 12 months to last December 31, an improvement from a net loss of 38.6 billion yuan in 2022. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines boosts schedules for peak Lunar New Year holiday

Malaysia Airlines has added 124 services to its domestic and international networks during the Lunar New Year and school vacation breaks. Read More »



Virgin Australia wins crew backing for Denpasar Bali route

Australia's competition regulator and unions representing cabin crew, pilots and airport workers are backing Virgin Australia (VA) over Qantas Group in applications from the two airlines for more Australia-Bali flights. Read More »



Boeing introduces 737 production pauses

Boeing has operated two “quality stand downs” at its 737 Final Assembly Line in Renton Washington State for a “full-day working session focused on first time quality and safety”, it said. Read More »



Atlas Air Worldwide has named Joel Goldberg senior vice president and chief information officer. Read More »


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