Jeremy Torr

Jet Airways ATR makes emergency landing in Kolkata
A Jet Airways ATR 72-500 made an emergency landing Monday at Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport following an unspecified hydraulic problem.
Island Air ATR 42
Hawaii's Island Air cuts services on $22 million loss in 2014
Honolulu-based regional carrier Island Air will cut services and staff following a $22 million loss in 2014, with a significant $12 million loss in fourth quarter alone.
Philippine Airlines A340-300
Philippine Airlines continues profit streak in 1Q
Filipino flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has posted a first-quarter net profit of PHP3.8billion ($85 million), up from a $20.7 million net loss in the same quarter last year.
Tigerair A320
Tiger Airways Holdings narrows 4Q net loss by more than 80%
Singapore-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Tigerair Group posted a net loss of S$18.8 million ($13.7 million) in the fourth quarter of FY15 ended March 31, an 80.3% improvement over a net loss of S$95.5 million in the year-ago period.
Embraer E-190
Air Costa buys more Embraer E-190s 1
Vijaywada-based Indian regional Air Costa has ordered three 112-seat Embraer E-190 aircraft, which will nearly double its fleet.
Malaysia Airlines A380
Malaysia Airlines begins selling off fleet
Malaysia Airline System (MAS), parent of Malaysia Airlines, is already seeing significant changes to operations and fleet, following the May 1 start date for new CEO Christoph Mueller, who is former CEO of Aer Lingus.
Changi Airport sees modest increase in passengers, fewer aircraft movements
Singapore’s Changi Airport saw a modest increase in passenger movements in March to 4.54 million, up 0.9% higher than a year ago.
Airbus breaks ground on Asia training center

Airbus and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have begun building a 9,250 sq m training center at Seletar Aerospace Park to house eight full-flight simulators, comprising four A350s, two A320s, one A380 and one A330.

AirAsia India A320
AirAsia India to start Delhi service
India’s newest low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia India will set up a second regional hub in Delhi from May 21, extending its reach from its Bangalore home base and its MRO center in Chennai.
Merpati A310-300
Indonesian government to write off Merpati
Another Indonesian carrier—state-owned regional Merpati—is set to be erased from the record books following one of the worst years ever for the country's airline sector.
SpiceJet Boeing 737-800
Indian LCC SpiceJet cool on bailout
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet, which was threatened with aircraft lease cancellations and potential bankruptcy in recent months, has rebuffed an offer from JP Morgan Chase for an equity-led bailout.
Asia-Pacific passenger traffic up 11.3%, yields stagnant in March
Asia-Pacific airlines recorded an 11.3% increase in international passengers in March, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
Philippine Airlines A340-300
Philippine Airlines eyes New Zealand service
Filipino national carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) hopes to start a direct schedule to Auckland, New Zealand by year end, according to PAL president Jamie Bautista, who said the carrier is evaluating the service.
Singapore drafts new drone law
Singapore has introduced new regulations covering drone usage following a series of incidents at airports and other high-security locations worldwide.
Peter Hill set to become Fiji Airways CEO
Fiji Airways is set to appoint industry veteran Peter Hill as its new CEO following the departure of former CEO Stefan Pichler in February.

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