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APRIL 2024

Week 15

Orient Aviation Daily Digest April 10, 2024

By Ryan Chase



United Airlines delays start of Tokyo-Cebu to final quarter 2024

United Airlines (UA) has pushed back commencement of nonstop Tokyo Narita-Cebu by three months as a result of U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of its operations, an airline statement reported by local media said. Read More »




All Nippon Airways establishing US$53 million venture capital fund

ANA HOLDINGS INC., parent company of All Nippon Airways, has launched a corporate venture capital fund with Global Brain Corporation to invest in start-up businesses in the sectors of next-generation mobility, fintech, carbon neutral fuels and innovations in aviation services and operations. Read More »




Capital A and AirAsia X granted more time to complete strategic transaction

AirAsia X (AAX) and Capital A, parent company of AirAsia Aviation Group, and Malaysia-based AirAsia Berhad, are to extend the deadline for completion of a strategic transaction for the second time. Read More »



Global airline association campaigns for greater collaboration to reduce impact on industry of single use plastics

An International Air Transport Association (IATA) report on single use plastic products (SUPP) has recommended more collaboration between airlines, regulators and the broader aviation supply chain to reduce the impact of SUPP on the environment. Read More »



Finnair to increase Finland-Japan network ahead of next year’s northern summer high season

Finnair will operate extra flights to Japan from its Helsinki home hub in the 2025 northern hemisphere summer. Read More »



AirAsia X headed to Changsha

AirAsia X (AAX) is returning to China’s Changsha with four flights a week starting on July 5. Read More »



Changi Airport Group’s (CAG) founding CEO, Lee Seow Hiang, will step down on July 1 after 15 years in the role. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Air Lease Corporation, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings and UPS. Read More »


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