A trusted source of Asia-Pacific commercial aviation news and analysis


Week 7

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 15, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



ATR records robust annual growth, predicts Asia as most dynamic future market

Leading regional aircraft manufacturer, ATR, delivered 36 aircraft in 2023, a 44% increase over 2022. Read More »




Thai Airways International confirms order for 45 787-9s, switches from Rolls Royce to GE engines

Thailand’s flag carrier, Thai Airways International (THAI), has confirmed its commitment for 45 787-9s with deliveries scheduled from 2027 to 2033. Read More »



SpiceJet to shed 15% of workforce by month-end March

SpiceJet will lay off 1,400 employees by March 31 as part of its turnaround plan, reports India’s Economic Times. Read More »



Pilots employed by Qantas Group domestic subsidiary extend industrial action

Cockpit crew flying Qantas Group’s Network Aviation are withdrawing their labour from the airline for six days instead of the five days previously announced, the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) said. Read More »



India’s largest airline by passengers leases four A320neo from Asia lessor

Hong Kong listed BOC Aviation has signed financial leases with IndiGo for four Airbus single aisles neos powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. Read More »



China Airlines to integrate former SAS A350 into fleet

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is scheduled to accept an A350-900 formerly flown by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Howmet Aerospace, Sirius Aviation and MEHAIR. Read More »


Advertising Inquiries:

Christine McGee
Publisher & editor-in-chief
E: Christine@orientaviation.com
M: +852 6438 3379