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Week 5

Orient Aviation Daily Digest January 31, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Korean Air announces US$711 million net profit for 2023

Korean Air (KAL) has reported a 917 billion won (US$711 million) net profit for the 12 months to last December 31, down 48.5% from a net profit of 1.8 trillion won in the previous year. Read More »



EVA Airways and pilots sign improved contract, avoid holiday disruption

EVA Airways and the Taoyuan Union of Pilots (TUP) have agreed a new workplace contract. Read More »



Vietjet resuming Ho Chi Minh City-Chengdu, capitalises on Lunar holiday demand

Vietjet will be back in China next month when it will resume daily Ho Chi Minh City-Chengdu. Read More »



Japan Airlines flew 2.9 million domestic passengers in December

Japan Airlines (JAL) transported 2.9 million passengers on its domestic network in the last month of 2023, up 1.1% from the 2.8 million passengers it carried in December 2022. Read More »



IndiGo builds India-Dubai network

IndiGo will add nonstop three times Surat-Dubai to its schedule from February 23. Read More »



Etihad Airways expands routes to Asia and Middle East

Etihad Airways will add Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka services to its network, as well as several flights to Middle East destinations, from June 15. Read More »



Qantas Group has appointed former senior Virgin Australia (VA) executive, Danielle Keighery, as chief corporate affairs and communications officer, local media reports quoting a company announcement. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Embraer, Eve Air Mobility, FACC, Honeywell, Menzies Aviation, SriLankan Aviation College and Thales. Read More »


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