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MARCH 2024

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 6, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Scoot announces first Embraer operated routes

Singapore Airlines Group (SIA Group) LCC, Scoot, will deploy its E195-E2 fleet on six destinations across Malaysia and Thailand when the aircraft enter commercial service later this year. Read More »




British Airways to boost Asia-Pacific network in final quarter of 2024

British Airways (BA) is returning to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in the second half of 2024. Read More »



U.S regulator’s audit outlines Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems failures

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said a six-week audit of Boeing and its supplier, Spirit AeroSystems, found “multiple instances where the companies allegedly failed to comply with manufacturing quality control requirements”. Read More »



SpiceJet settles with another lessor; avoids legal battle

SpiceJet and Cross Ocean Partners have reached a mutual settlement in a 930 million rupee (US$11.2 million) dispute over leasing fees and charges. Read More »



Vietjet launches two international routes from Hanoi

Vietjet is adding a second service between Vietnam and Melbourne Tullamarine and expanding its Vietnam-Japan network with a new offering to Hiroshima. Read More »



Jetstar Asia returning to Clark, inaugurating Krabi

Jetstar Asia is to restore Singapore-Clark International Airport to its network four years after it suspended the Philippines route. Read More »



Jazeera Airways has named the former CEO of Jetstar Asia, Barathan Pasupathi, as CEO. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air New Zealand, Airbus, American Airlines, Boeing, Embraer, Hiringa Energy, Indicio, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa Systems, Malaysia Airlines, Really Cool Airlines, SITA, Toyota and Wellington Airport. Read More »


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