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MARCH 2024

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 7, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Asia-Pacific region records highest passenger traffic worldwide in January

In the first month of 2024, Asia-Pacific airlines led the world in air passengers carried, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest update shows. Read More »




Singapore regulator clears Air India-Vistara merger; addresses competition concerns

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has conditionally approved the merger of Tata Group’s Air India and Vistara, a joint Tata’s-SIA venture. Read More »



China Southern Airlines to launch China’s longest international route

China Southern Airlines (CSA) will inaugurate Shenzhen-Mexico City-Tijuana-Shenzhen on April 17, FATIII Aviation has said. Read More »



Spring Airlines founder hands control to family scion

Wang Zhenghua, who established Spring Airlines, has handed his 31.4% holding in Chunqiu International Travel Agency Group to his oldest son, Wang Yu, Yicai Global reports. Read More »



Air China increasing capacity between the Mainland and Europe

Several airports in Europe will benefit from extra flights being operated by Air China in the 2024 northern hemisphere summer. Read More »



Virgin Australia posts “strong increase” in interim profit to US$153.2 million

Virgin Australia has recorded a profit of A$236 million ($153.2 million) in first half 2023-2024 over the previous year, Reuters reports. Read More »



Air China has appointed Yan Fei as the airline group’s vice president following a review and approval from the Nomination Committee of the Company's Board of Directors, the company said earlier this week. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s report news from AIESL, Boeing, Diehl Aviation, Sirius Aviation and Western Sydney Interntional Airport. Read More »


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