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Week 6

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 8, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



China forecasts Lunar New Year holiday surge to equal pre-COVID passenger traffic

Air travellers, both inbound and outbound from China, are expected to match 2019 numbers during this year’s Spring Festival holiday (February 10-17), the National Immigration Administration (NIA) of the People’s Republic of China predicts. Read More »




Shenzhen Airlines to launch daily Guangdong-Nagoya in March

Shenzhen Airlines will commence Shenzhen Bao-Nagoya Chubu Centrair on March 31, the first time the southern China carrier will fly between the two cities. Read More »



China Airlines builds key destinations in Southeast Asia network

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is launching a major expansion drive in Southeast Asia. Read More »



Qatar Airways selects Tashkent as second route into Central Asia

From June 2, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, Qatar Airways, will operate Doha to Tashkent in Uzbekistan. Read More »



South Korea legislates compulsory reporting of airline CO₂ emissions

From August, all eight airlines headquartered in South Korea will have to report their annual carbon emissions to the government following ratification of a law that proposes sanctions for carriers not maintaining emissions at 2019 levels. Read More »



Cebu Pacific leases first aircraft from CALC

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) has delivered an A320 to Cebu Pacific. Read More »



oneworld alliance has named Nathaniel Pieper as CEO. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Ehang, Marubeni Aerospace, ShinMaywa, Piper Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney. Read More »


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