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MARCH 2024

Week 11

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 15, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



China Airlines reports strong February growth in passenger numbers and operating revenue

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) carried 972,179 passengers in February, a 69.4% increase from 574,002 passengers it flew in the same month last year. Read More »




AirAsia X to return to Tokyo Narita, AirAsia to return to Bhubaneswar

Starting from May 31, AirAsia X will resume flights to Tokyo Narita. Read More »



China Eastern Airlines carried nearly 16.5 million passengers during the holiday period

During the holiday period China Eastern Airlines (CEA), along with its subsidiaries Shanghai Airlines and China United Airlines, operated a total of 106,800 passenger flights, transporting nearly 16.5 million passengers, with an average load factor exceeding 82%. Read More »



SriLankan Airlines and Korean Air start new codeshare partnership

SriLankan Airlines and Korean Air (KAL) have officially activated a new codeshare partnership effective 15 March 2024‚ presenting enhanced travel options and connections for customers of both airlines travelling between Colombo and Seoul. Read More »



Sichuan Airlines to resume flights to Auckland in April

On April 17 Sichuan Airlines will inaugurate Chengdu–Auckland flights. Read More »



Lufthansa Technik Group reports solid 2023 financial results of major Asian subsidiaries

Lufthansa Technik AG significantly increased both revenue and earnings in the 2023 financial year, benefiting from increased demand for maintenance and repair services due to the rising number of flights. Read More »



Air Mauritius appointed Charles Cartier as the airlines' new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on March 6, replacing Kresimir Kucko, who stepped down on February 29.


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from International Air Transport Association, Cathay Cargo, CHAMP Cargosystems, Global Logistics System (HK) Company Limited, IAG Cargo, IBS Software, LATAM Cargo, and Lufthansa Cargo Korean Air, Embraer, Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority, Federal Aviation Administration, European Union Aviation Safety Agency, Singapore Airlines, Really Cool Airlines, Lufthansa Systems, STARLUX Airlines, Greater Bay Airlines, Brisbane Airport and Australia Post. Read More »


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