Adrian Schofield

Aviation Week
Emirates A380
Emirates adds another Australian A380 service
Dubai-based Emirates Airline is further boosting its Airbus A380 services to Australia, and it plans to have five daily flights with this aircraft type by the middle of next year.
Garuda Indonesia A330-300
Garuda Indonesia selects Wibowo to replace Satar as CEO
Garuda Indonesia will join the handful of major Southeast Asian airlines that will start 2015 with a new CEO, as it named the head of its low-cost subsidiary to take over the top job.
ANA Boeing 787
ANA earmarks 787-9 deliveries for international fleet 
All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) plans to continue its international network growth will be supported by the arrival of several more Boeing 787s next year, particularly the stretched -9 version.
Qantas A330
Qantas boosts Japan presence with extra flights
Qantas is expanding its Japanese services with the launch of a new route, and promises to follow up with another addition in this market soon.
Scoot to launch Melbourne flights with 787
Singapore-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Scoot has revealed one of the new routes it will introduce with its Boeing 787 deliveries, adding Melbourne as its fourth Australian destination.
Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9
Air New Zealand converts two Boeing 787-9 options into firm orders
Air New Zealand is further boosting its Boeing 787-9 fleet with orders for two more of the type, which will bring its total to 12 by the end of 2018.
Cathay Pacific pilots begin work-to-rule over pay dispute
Cathay Pacific Airways pilots have implemented “work-to-rule” industrial action after long-running contract talks with the airline failed to produce an agreement, and it remains uncertain when the two parties will return to the negotiating table.
Emirates 777-300
Emirates says third daily Manila flight is justified 
Dubai-based Emirates Airline is hitting back at claims by Philippine carriers that it is being allowed to operate too many flights in the important Philippines-Middle East market.
Jetstar Japan A320
Jetstar Japan selects Hong Kong for international launch
Low-cost carrier (LCC) Jetstar Japan has revealed its first international destination will be Hong Kong, although the flight will be from Osaka Kansai International Airport rather than the carrier’s main base at Tokyo Narita.
Malaysia Airlines A330-200
Malaysia Airlines deepens losses in 3Q as government buyout nears
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) posted a hefty third-quarter net loss in what could be its last detailed quarterly earnings report for some years, highlighting the challenges facing the government as it prepares to delist the carrier’s shares.
Philippine Airlines A321
PAL assesses fleet, network during strategy review 
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said.
Boeing sees more potential for widebody orders in Japan 
Despite the recent spate of large widebody aircraft orders by Japanese carriers, there are still opportunities for new contracts with these airlines, according to a senior Boeing executive.
All Nippon Airways Boeing 787
Shinobe: ANA targeting Narita expansion 
All Nippon Airways (ANA) expects to switch its international growth focus to Tokyo Narita International Airport in 2015 following a dramatic expansion at Haneda Airport this year.
Herdman: Profitability elusive for Asian airlines 
The Asian airline industry is struggling to breakeven this year despite higher passenger volumes, with excess capacity one of the major culprits.
Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200
Asiana ordered to suspend flights to SFO for 45 days over crash  4
Seoul-based Asiana Airlines has been ordered by Korean authorities to suspend its flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for a 45-day period as a penalty for the July 6, 2013 crash of a Boeing 777-200ER at that airport.

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