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MARCH 2024

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 4, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Capital A books US$176 million profit for calendar 2023

Capital A, parent company of AirAsia Aviation Group, has reported a net profit of 837 million ringgit (US$176 million) for full-year 2023 compared with a 2.6 billion ringgit net loss in 2022. Read More »




China Airlines rebuilds global network

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has added flights to its destinations in Asia, Europe and the Pacific to meet air travel demand. Read More »



AirAsia X records US$77 million profit in fiscal 2023

AirAsia X (AAX) has reported a net profit of 366.5 million ringgit (US$77 million) for the 12 months to December 31, down 98.9% from a 33.1 billion ringgit net profit in the same months in 2022. Read More »



Hong Kong airport's third runway system scheduled for commissioning by year-end

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region finance secretary, Paul Chan, said in his budget speech last week that Airport Authority Hong Kong was “working full steam ahead” on Hong Kong International Airport's (HKIA) three-runway system (3RS) with the “target of commissioning” by the end of this year. Read More »



Qantas Group’s domestic carrier joins A220 club

Qantas Group’s regional wing, QantasLink, commenced commercial A220-300 operations late last week with inaugural route QF1266 between Melbourne Tullamarine and Canberra. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AAR Corp, Boeing, Cathay Cargo, MAB Engineering Services, Sabre, SATS, Spirit AeroSystems and ST Engineering. Read More »


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