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Week 6

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 5, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Japan Airlines booked US$578 million net profit for nine months to year-end 2023

JAL Group has reported an 85.8 billion yen (US$578 million) net profit for the three quarters to December 31 last year, more than five times its net profit of 16.3 billion yen in the same months in 2022. Read More »



IndiGo parent posts fifth consecutive quarterly net profit

InterGlobe Aviation, parent of LCC IndiGo, has reported a net profit of 30 billion rupee (US$362 million) for the three months to December 31, 2023, up 110.7% from a 14.2 billion rupee profit in the same quarter in 2022. Read More »



Air New Zealand passenger numbers increased 2.1% in peak holiday month

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) flew 1.64 million passengers on its domestic and international networks last December, up from 1.61 million air travellers in the same month in 2022. Read More »



American Airlines to add Dallas Fort Worth-Brisbane to global network

American Airlines (AA) has announced a new seasonal daily service to Brisbane from its Dallas Fort Worth hub. Read More »



Passenger traffic at Malaysia’s largest airport reaches 76% of pre-pandemic numbers

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) said air travellers through the airport were higher by 85.9%, at 47.2 million in calendar 2023, against 25.4 million in the previous year. Read More »



Boeing CEO declines to provide financial outlook for company’s current year

At Boeing’s financial results presentation late last week. Read More »



Indonesia and South Korea expand air services agreement

South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) has announced carriers from Indonesia and South Korea will have access to six destinations in South Korea – Busan, Daegu, Cheongju, Jeju, Muan and Yangyang – and Batam, Manado, Lombok, Yogyakarta, Balikpapan and Kertajati in Indonesia. Read More »



Australia’s charter and fly-in/fly-out airline, Alliance Aviation Services, has promoted chief operating officer, Stewart Tully, to Group CEO. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Cathay Pacific, GE Aerospace, Recaro Aircraft Seating and Southwest Airlines. Read More »


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