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MARCH 2024

Week 13

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 26, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Boeing crisis forces premature departure of CEO and immediate resignation of commercial airplane boss

Boeing announced a leadership clear out overnight that included the earlier than previously planned resignation of the aerospace company’s CEO, Dave Calhoun, and the abrupt exit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO, Stan Deal. Read More »




All Nippon Airways introducing 787-10 to domestic network

All Nippon Airways (ANA) said its first domestic configured 787-10s will commence flying on March 27. Read More »



Air New Zealand establishing new credit lines, cancels government standby loan facility

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has appointed ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited and MUFG Bank as mandated lead runners and book runners “in connection with the arrangement and syndication of a new unsecured revolving standby facility”, planned to close by June 30, 2024. Read More »



Cathay Pacific increases decarbonisation targets to 2030

Cathay Pacific has pledged to offset 10% of carbon emissions from its staff duty travel with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to support scaling up SAF production. Read More »



SpiceJet receives please explain letter after lessor appeals settlement ruling

India's stock exchange has asked SpiceJet for clarification of media reports that lessor Wilmington Trust SP Services has lodged an appeal with the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) against a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) ruling that dismissed its insolvency petition against the airline. Read More »



Hong Kong International Airport reports 96.5% passenger growth in February

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) said travellers through its passenger terminals rose 96.5%, to 4.2 million in February, from 2.1 million in the same month in 2023. Read More »



Australia's domestic punctuality dips in February; Rex records lowest cancellation rate

Australia's domestic airlines went backwards in punctuality and reliability in February, with on-time arrivals lower than the previous month and cancellation rates rising. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from DHL Global Forwarding, Korean Air, Kuehne+Nagel and SATS Ltd. Read More »


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