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Orient Aviation Daily Digest October 4, 2023



Nok Air increased losses to US$71million in latest fiscal year

Thai LCC, Nok Air, booked a net loss of 2.6 billion baht (US$71 million) for the 12 months to December 31, 2022 against losses of 1.4 billion baht in the previous year. Read More »




Malaysia’s airports note “normalising”of travel trends

Malaysia Airport Group has reported its airports across Malaysia handled 7.4 million passengers in August, up 10% from the 6.7 million air travellers the airport operator processed in July. Read More »



AirAsia secures US$150 million loan facility

Capita A’s AirAsia Berhad subsidiary has negotiated a five-year US$150 million loan facility with an unnamed financial institution. Read More »



Cebu Pacific CEO confident of bright future for Philippines aviation

Cebu Pacific CEO, Michael Szucs, is confident Philippines aviation is well placed for growth in the post-pandemic world. Read More »



Traffic rights expanded between China’s “Hawaii” and eastern Russia

The Civil Aviation Administration of China and the Russian Federation Ministry of Transport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase traffic rights between the two countries, establish new communication channels, allow Russian airlines to make technical stops in China to refuel and adopt mutual recognition of maintenance. Read More »



Philippine Airlines has appointed Anna Bengzon as chief risk officer, parent company PAL Holdings said in a regulatory filing. Read More »


Asia-Pacific Aerospace Briefs Today

Today's briefs report news from Airbus, Boeing, Collins Aerospace, Malaysia Aviation Group, Microsoft and Pratt & Whitney. Read More »


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