Adrian Schofield

Aviation Week
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300
Hawaiian Airlines’ net profit up 46% in 3Q
Hawaiian Airlines reported a net profit of $102.5 million for the third quarter, up 46% from a net profit of $70 million in the year-ago quarter.
HKA Airbus A320
Hong Kong Airlines sees Australasian growth potential 
Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) sees potential for more growth in Australia and New Zealand, two markets the carrier has picked for its first steps into long-haul operations.
Tigerair A320
Tigerair to resume fleet expansion in 2017 
Singapore-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Tigerair is preparing to resume fleet growth in 2017, as closer cooperation with sister carrier Scoot boosts the prospects of both airlines.
Air New Zealand A320
Air New Zealand to increase emissions commitments 
Air New Zealand aims to increase its participation in carbon-offsetting programs as part of its ambitious sustainability agenda, both domestically and internationally.
Singapore Airlines introduces Jakarta, Sydney service 
Singapore Airlines (SIA) is introducing new flights that will boost its presence in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Sydney, two of the carrier’s most important markets.
Scoot Boeing 787-8
Long-haul Boeing 787s will expand Scoot’s reach 
Singapore-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Scoot plans to launch at least two routes longer than any in its current network next year, as it takes delivery of Boeing 787s specifically configured for long-haul flights.
IATA approves finance transformation initiative
IATA has decided to make the transformation of airline finance divisions one of its major objectives, after gaining broad industry support for this initiative.
Airline industry profits may soften, IATA cautions
The global airline industry is set for another strong collective profit this year, but there are indications that its financial improvement could be slowing.
Airlines consider IATA finance initiative 
IATA is proposing to launch an industry initiative aimed at improving the capabilities and effectiveness of airline finance departments.
Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777-300ER
Garuda Indonesia to resume US flights 
Garuda Indonesia has confirmed plans to resume US flights in 2017, and has selected Tokyo as its preferred stopover point.
Air New Zealand A320
Air New Zealand posts record net profit in 2Q 
Air New Zealand has continued its run of strong financial results with a record net profit of NZ$463 million ($328 million) for the fiscal year through June 30, up 42% from the previous year.
AirAsia A320
AirAsia net profit up 41% in 2Q 
Malaysia-based AirAsia achieved a net profit of MYR341.9 million ($84.5 million) for the second quarter, up 41% from net profit of MYR243 million in the previous year.
Qantas Boeing 737-800
Qantas reports record annual profit 
Qantas reported a net profit of 1 billion Australian dollars ($760 million) for the fiscal year through June 30, a record for the carrier and an increase of more than 80% from the previous year.
Rendering of A320neo in AirAsia livery
Thai AirAsia to expand fleet with first A320neos 
Malaysia-based AirAsia’s Thai affiliate intends to grow its fleet and international network in the second half of this year, taking advantage of continued strong financial results.
Cathay Pacific A350-900
Cathay Pacific: 71 widebody aircraft on order 
Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific has 71 widebody aircraft remaining on order through 2024, the carrier reported this week.
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