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MARCH 2024

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 12, 2024

By Ryan Chase



EVA Airways delivered 50.7% passenger growth in February

EVA Airways carried 1.04 million passengers in February compared with 693,382 air travellers in the same month in 2023. Read More »




AirAsia Malaysia launches first Australian route

AirAsia Malaysia has commenced daily nonstop Kuala Lumpur-Perth with 236-seat A321neo. Read More »



Virgin Australia exploring replacement of final four Fokker 100s

Virgin Australia (VA)’s Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) subsidiary is looking at aircraft to replace its four Fokker 100s. Read More »



Batik Air Indonesia pilots removed from duty after falling asleep in the cockpit mid-flight

Batik Air Indonesia said two pilots who slept for 28 minutes while operating a domestic flight from Kendari to Jakarta on January 25 have been temporarily suspended. Read More »



India’s SpiceJet settles with third lessor

SpiceJet and Echelon Ireland Madison One have reached agreement in a 4.1 billion rupee (US$49.8 million) leasing fees and charges dispute. Read More »



Regional Airlines and Etihad Airways begin interline partnership

Australia's Regional Airlines (Rex) and Etihad Airways will interline with immediate effect, allowing their customers to book flights across their respective networks on a single ticket. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings. Read More »


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