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Week 8

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 21, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Singapore Airlines Group reports US$490 million quarterly profit

Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) has announced its net profit increased 4.9%, to S$658.7 million (US$490 million), in the three months to last December 31 from a S$628 million net profit in the same months in 2022. Read More »




Asiana Airlines schedules second seasonal service to Melbourne

Asiana Airlines will operate another round of seasonal flights from Seoul Incheon to Melbourne Tullamarine from mid-year. Read More »



Air India, Tata to invest US$277 million in Karnataka State aerospace industry

Air India and Tata Advanced Systems have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Karnataka State to invest up to 23 billion rupee (US$277 million) in aviation industries. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines to operate twice daily A350-900s on Kuala Lumpur-Doha route

Malaysia Airlines is up gauging one of its two daily Kuala Lumpur-Doha services to the 300 seat A350-900 from the 290-seat A330-300 from April 1. Read More »



Akasa Air selects Mumbai-Doha as inaugural international route

India’s Akasa Air has decided Doha will be its first international route, launching a four times a week rotation between the cities on March 28. Read More »



Virgin Australia (VA) CEO, Jayne Hrdlicka, is stepping down after almost four years at the helm of Australia's second largest airline group. Read More »


Singapore Airshow Roundup

This roundup from the 2024 Singapore Airshow includes news from Boeing, CFM International, Cebu Pacific Air, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Embraer, Eve Air Mobility, Henan Aviation Investment, Honeywell, International Air Transport Association, Pratt & Whitney, Royal Brunei Airlines, Scoot, SkyScape, Spirit AeroSystems, ST Engineering, Thai Airways International and Tibet Airlines. Read More »


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