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APRIL 2024

Week 15

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 8, 2024

By Ryan Chase



Vietjet to link Ho Chi Minh City with Xi’an

Vietjet will add to its China network from April 29 with four flights a week between Vietnam’s largest city and Xi’an. Read More »




Air Canada lands in Singapore

Air Canada's Vancouver-Singapore route, its longest flight by distance in its network, commenced operations last week. Read More »




Air New Zealand recorded 8.7% increase in passengers in February against a year ago

Air New Zealand (Air NZ) has reported its air travellers transported in February increased to 1.3 million passengers from the 1.2 million customers it carried in the same month in 2023. Read More »



Malaysia Aviation Group awards cargo contract to MJets Air

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAB) has contracted MJets Air to set up a regional cargo feeder network on behalf of its MAB Kargo (MASKargo) unit for six months from May 1. Read More »



Embraer E190F converted freighter commences flight testing

Embraer’s E190F freighter has successfully completed its inaugural flight. Read More »



ICAO seeks broader ratification of unruly passenger convention

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has issued an “urgent call” for more member states to ratify the 2014 Protocol for management of unruly passengers. Read More »



Bangkok Airways said independent director and board chair, Air Chief Marshal Kaset Rochananil, died on April 3. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air Canada, China Aircraft Leasing Group, FTAI Aviation Ltd, GE Aerospace, International Civil Aviation Organisation, SATS and SITA. Read More »


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