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MARCH 2024

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 5, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Korean Air CEO pays tribute to staff as airline celebrates 55 years of flying

Korean Air (KAL) CEO, Walter Cho, spoke of the airline's remarkable journey from “humble beginnings” to a “beacon of excellence in the global aviation industry” at a March 4 celebration that marked the group’s 55th anniversary. Read More »




Malaysia open to resumption of search for missing MH370 passenger jet

Malaysia’s prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim, is prepared to resume attempts to locate missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Read More »



Malaysia Airports Holdings reports US$115 million full-year profit

Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) has booked a net profit of 543.2 million ringgit (US$115 million) for the 12 months to December 31, close to three times its 2022 187.2 million ringgit net profit. Read More »



Australia’s Rex narrows interim losses to US$2 million

Regional Airlines (Rex) has reported a net loss of A$3.2 million (US$2 million) for the six months to December 31 against net losses of A$16.5 million in matching 2022. Read More »



Avia Solutions Group flags fleet growth for Australian acquisition

Avia Solutions Group has completed purchase of Australian regional charter and regular public transport operator, North Queensland-based Skytrans. Read More »



SpiceJet settles dispute with AerCap subsidiary

SpiceJet has reached a mutual settlement in a 2.5 billion rupee (US$29.9 million) dispute with AerCap subsidiary, Celestial Aviation. Read More »



Cathay Pacific Airways has announced John Harrison and Andrew Tung Lieh Cheung have resigned as independent non-executive directors and will step down next May 20. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Cathay Pacific, Duddell’s, EVA Airways and HAECO. Read More »


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