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MARCH 2024

Week 13

Orient Aviation Daily Digest March 28, 2024

By Tomasz Sniedziewski



Regional airline association reports strong traffic growth in February

Last month’s Asia-Pacific international air passenger demand increased to 27 million passengers, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) said in its latest update. Read More »




Japan returns to the drawing board to develop homegrown passenger aircraft

Japan’s government is resuming its commitment to build a next-generation passenger aircraft. Read More »



China Southern Airlines “substantially” narrowed full-year losses in 2023

China Southern Airlines (CSA) narrowed losses in its latest fiscal year recording operating revenue of RMB159.9 billion (US$22.1 billion) for the 12 months to December 31 compared with RMB87 billion in full-year 2022. Read More »



India market forecast to achieve 10% passenger capacity growth by mid-2024

India is on track to record a remarkable surge in seat capacity in the months ahead; with growth of 10.5% in Available Seat Kilometres predicted for the second quarter of fiscal 2024-2025, Financial Express reports. Read More »



Jetstar Australia to launch 100th domestic route to capture “sun birds” market

On June 28, Jetstar Airways will inaugurate daily Melbourne Avalon-Brisbane, the LCC group’s 100th domestic route and its third destination from Melbourne Avalon Airport. Read More »



China Airlines offering new inflight menu developed with Taipei’s Michelin-starred MIPON restaurant

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has announced a new collaboration with Michelin starred restaurant, MIPON, located in the Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Honeywell, Civitanavi Systems S.p.A., Republic of Korea, Horizon Europe, Abelo and IndiGo. Read More »


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