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MARCH 2024

Week 13

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 25, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Japan Airlines expects full-year earnings to surpass pre-pandemic results

JAL Group, parent of Japan Airlines, has lifted its earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) full-year forecast to 140 billion yen (US$925 million), an increase of 10 billion yen from its previous EBIT estimate of 130 billion yen. Read More »




ANA HOLDINGS INC. pushes back deadline for Nippon Cargo Airlines 100% acquisition

ANA HOLDINGS INC., parent of Japan’s All Nippon Airways, expects to complete its acquisition of Nippon Cargo Airlines from Yusen Kaisha by July 1 this year. Read More »



Regional airline association announces first turboprop safety conference

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) will host a conference in Kuala Lumpur later this year that will focus on turboprop safety. Read More »



Hong Kong Airlines recruiting cabin crew from Japan, Taiwan and Thailand

Hong Kong Airlines held a cabin crew recruitment day in Taipei earlier this month as it resumes large-scale recruitment outside its Hong Kong hub. Read More »



Malaysia Airlines reaffirms A330-900 delivery timeline

Malaysia Airlines is on track to receive the first of 20 A330-900s it has ordered in the third quarter of calendar 2024. Read More »



Mainland regulator update sheds little light on cause of China Eastern Airlines crash

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has said the investigation into China Eastern Airlines (CEA) flight MU5735 was ongoing. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from AAR Corp, Akasa Air, BOC Aviation, Boom Supersonic, CAE, FedEx Corporation, Pratt & Whitney and Singapore Airlines. Read More »


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