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Week 9

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 28, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Thailand’s flag carrier to lease three 787-9s from Air Lease Corporation

Thai Airways International (THAI) has signed long-term leases with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for three new 787-9s. Read More »




Qantas Group accelerates wet lease fleet expansion

Charter and fly-in/fly-out operator, Alliance Aviation Services, has received a request from Qantas Airways to bring forward wet-lease flying of four E190s by several weeks. Read More »



ZIPAIR bulks up Tokyo-Vancouver ahead of inaugural flight

ZIPAIR has announced a schedule increase for its Tokyo Narita-Vancouver route just under a month before its first flight to the West coast city on March 13. Read More »



Changi Airport nears pre-pandemic passenger traffic in January

Singapore Changi Airport reported 5.4 million passengers passed through its four terminals last month, up 24.3% from the same month in 2023. Read More »



Qatar Airways moves to new Goa airport

Qatar Airways is the latest airline to shift its operations from Goa's Dabolim Airport (International Air Transport Association airport code GOI) to the new Manohar Airport (airport code GOX). Read More »



Aviation regulator panel addresses criticisms of Boeing's safety culture

An expert panel established by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to review safety management processes at Boeing has found there is a “disconnect” between senior management and other members of the company about safety culture. Read More »



Spirit Aerosystems has appointed Jane Chappell as a director of the company. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AFI KLM E&M, All Nippon Airways, Bonza, Capital A, Etihad Cargo, Logiles Co, Penang Airport, and Worldwide Flight Services. Read More »


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