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Week 5

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 2, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Asia-Pacific airlines top global recovery table

The region’s airlines posted a126.1% improvement in full-year international traffic in 2023 compared with 2022, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest data reports. Read More »



ANA HOLDINGS books record income, increases full-year profit forecast

In its latest update, ANA HOLDINGS INC. (ANA HD) has reported operating income of 210.1 billion yen (US$1.43 billion), an historic high for the nine months from April 1 to December 31 last year. Read More »



Thailand flag carrier unveils new livery and retrofit plans for former subsidiary

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced it will upgrade 20 A320s previously flown by THAI Smile Airways. Read More »



Philippine Airlines to lease two wide-body Boeing jets

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will support its rapid passenger growth with the lease of two wide-body aircraft, adding capacity to its long-haul operations, the GMA Integrated News reports. Read More »



Starlux Airlines opens lounge inspired by space travel at Taipei Taoyuan airport

On February 1, Starlux Airlines inaugurated trial operations at its new lounge in Terminal 2 at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport. Read More »



South Korean start-up to launch with Airbus and Boeing freighters

Busan-based Sirius Air Cargo was cleared to operate as an air cargo carrier on January 29, The Loadstar reports. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Airbus, Air System, easyJet, EFW, Hawaiian Airlines, Greater Bay Airlines, Air System, Sibi, Liebherr Aerospace and Turkish Technic. Read More »


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