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MARCH 2024

Week 10

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 8, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



United Airlines adding Tokyo Narita-Cebu to expanding Asia network

Starting July 31, United Airlines (UA) will fly non-stop daily Tokyo Narita-Cebu with 737-800s, offering convenient connections with UA’s San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Newark-New York and Houston to Tokyo-Narita. Read More »




STARLUX Airlines to inaugurate three times a week Taipei-Seattle in August

On August 16, Seattle will become the third U.S. destination for Taiwan’s newest international carrier, STARLUX Airlines. Read More »



Government takes on US$510 million of Srilankan Airlines debt to assist airline’s sale

Sri Lanka’s government has announced it will assume US$510 million of SriLankan Airlines debt as part of a two stage bidding process aimed at selling the airline. Read More »



Etihad Airways to launch Abu Dhabi-Jaipur, increase capacity across Asia

Etihad Airways will commence flights from Abu Dhabi to Jaipur, the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan, on June 16. Read More »



EVA Airways returns to Matsuyama, introducing Kaohsiung-Hong Kong

EVA Airways resumed direct Taipei Taoyuan-Matsuyama in Japan on March 6. Read More »



Virgin Australia seeks approval for pets to travel in the passenger cabin

Virgin Australia (VA) intends to be the first airline in Australia to allow pets to travel with their owners on selected domestic flights. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today’s briefs report news from AerCap, CFMI, EASA, FLY91, Garmin, GE Aerospace, Lufthansa Technik, Safran Group and SGI Aviation. Read More »


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