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Week 8

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 22, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Australian government initiates transparency overhaul of airport slot usage

On February 21, Australia’s minister for transport, Catherine King, announced a transparency overhaul intended to prevent carriers from slot hoarding. Read More »




Cebu Pacific nearing decision on 100 jet order

Cebu Pacific will announce its order for 100 single aisle jets by June, CEO Michael Szucs told Reuters at the Singapore Airshow. Read More »



Korean Air mulls liquidating A220 fleet

Korean Air (KAL) is considering letting go of its 10 A220s Bloomberg reported earlier this week. Read More »



China Airlines strengthens Hiroshima route, resumes Taipei-Kagoshima

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is continuing to build capacity between Taipei and Japan. Read More »



Airbus forecasts Asia-Pacific demand for 400 large freighters to 2044

Airbus predicts the Asia-Pacific will account for 25% of global demand for 1,490 for freight aircraft above the 40-tonne segment in the next 20 years. Read More »



Qantas Group has named John Mullen as its new chair and announced Dr Nora Scheinkestel will join its board. Read More »


Singapore Airshow Roundup

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines has placed a firm order for five A350F freighters and three more A330neo. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today briefs report news from Airbus, Amadeus, Fokker Services Asia, GE Aerospace, Nandina REM, ST Engineering, The Weather Company and TotalEnergies. Read More »


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