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Week 8

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 23, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Qantas Group posts a 13% decline in interim net profit

Qantas Group has recorded a 13% fall in its profit before tax, to A$1.25 billion (US$ 824 million), in the six months to last December 31. Read More »




Air New Zealand takes 39% profit hit in first half 2023-2024

Air New Zealand (AirNZ) has reported a 39% drop in interim profit as travel demand softened compared with the previous year. Read More »



Cathay Group passengers flown crossed the two million mark in January

Cathay Group carriers, Cathay Pacific and HK Express, transported an average of 70,000 passengers a day last month. Read More »



Australasia’s leading carriers forecast delivery delays of ordered aircraft

Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand have said some routes and a cabin upgrade will be held back by up to a year because of OEM production delays. Read More »



AerCap scores big with Thai Airways International leasing deal

AerCap Holdings has confirmed leasing agreements with Thai Airways International (THAI) for 17 aircraft: four A350-900s, three 787-9s and 10 A321neo. Read More »



Rolls-Royce reports strong 2023 financial results

Engine manufacturer, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc., has booked a full-year 2023 underlying operating profit of £1.6 billion (US$2 billion) and recorded an underlying margin improvement of 10.3%. Read More »



Korean Air has named Jongheon (Jong) Sim as vice president and chief communications officer, with immediate effect. Read More »


Singapore Airshow Roundup

Vietjet Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of 20 A330-900s. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Clark International Airport, the International Air Transport Association, India’s regulator, Japan Airlines and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. Read More »


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