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Week 9

Orient Aviation Daily Digest February 29, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



China Southern Airlines to inaugurate flights to Doha

From April 22, China Southern Airlines will operate a new route, four times a week Guangzhou-Doha, in a codeshare with Qatar Airways. Read More »




Regulators approve extension of Air New Zealand-Singapore Airlines joint venture

New Zealand associate minister of transport, Hon Matt Doocey, has re-authorized the joint venture between Air New Zealand (AirNZ) and Singapore Airlines for five more years. Read More »



Air India eyes direct flights to Seattle, Los Angeles and Dallas, more capacity to London

Air India will expand its ultra-long-haul network, primarily targeting U.S. cities and several India-UK routes, reports The Financial Express. Read More »



Fiji Airways to apply for oneworld alliance membership

Fiji Airways CEO, Andre Viljoen, has confirmed to Bloomberg news agency that the airline believes being a oneworld member will help boost Fiji’s tourism-dependent economy. Read More »



Bamboo Airways to retire Embraer fleet

Bamboo Airways has announced it will withdraw its Embraer E190s from service by the end of next month, operating from early April as an A320 family aircraft only carrier. Read More »



Asiana Airlines to bid farewell to 747s

March 25, 2024 will be the last day of Asiana Airlines 747-400 passenger operations, the South Korean carrier has announced on several social media platforms. Read More »



Maersk has appointed Lars Jordahn, the CEO of West Atlantic, as the global head of Maersk Air Cargo, effective March 1.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from Airbus, All Nippon Airways, DHL, Himalaya Airlines, IAG, Japan Airlines, LCI and Leonardo. Read More »


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