Jeremy Torr

Australia’s Canberra Airport upgrades to international in 4Q 2016
Canberra Airport, Australia plans to start international flights in September 2016 following the completion of an AUD18 million ($13.8 million) refit.
Etihad A380
Etihad extends A380 services to Mumbai, Melbourne
United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways launched a daily Airbus A380 schedule to Mumbai from its Abu Dhabi home base May 1, and is set to launch service to Melbourne, Australia, on June 1.
Qantas launches custom postal and courier freight division
Australian flag carrier Qantas will launch a new cargo subsidiary in July 2016, dedicated to serving the needs of Australia Post, the national postal service provider.
IndiGo A320 tail
India’s IndiGo sees 4Q 2016 profit dip
Indian low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo reported a 4Q 2016 net profit of INR5.79 billion ($87.4 million), up a scant 0.3% compared to a net profit of INR5.77 billion in the year-ago period.
Jetstar A320
Jetstar Pacific gets $139 million cash injection, plans to double fleet size
Vietnamese low-cost carrier (LCC) Jetstar Pacific Airlines aims to more than double its fleet of 12 Airbus A320 aircraft, partly through a $139 million investment by founding partners Qantas and Vietnam Airlines.
Rendering of A350-900 in Philippine Airlines’ livery
Philippine Airlines confirms six-strong A350 order
Philippine Airlines (PAL) has signed an order for six Airbus A350-900s, plus six options.
SriLankan Airlines’ first A330-300 delivery
SriLankan Airlines looks to cancel A350 orders
SriLankan Airlines is seeking to cancel some of its outstanding order backlog in an attempt to slow ongoing losses of up to LKR460 billion ($3.1 billion).
Mauritius bids for key Asia-Africa transit hub status
Mauritius, an island nation some 1,200 miles off the east coast of Africa, is bidding to establish itself as a key hub for Asia-Africa commercial schedules.
Vanilla Air A320
Japanese LCC Vanilla Air expands fleet, routes
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Vanilla Air has taken delivery of the first of three new Airbus A320-200s from Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation.
India may relax import restrictions on older aircraft
The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory that it could change regulations to allow aircraft up to 18 years old to be imported into the country.
Malaysia’s Miri Airport to get $72 million international upgrade
The Malaysian Transport Ministry is to upgrade the Miri Airport in Sarawak, Malaysia, to handle the increasing numbers of international passengers.
China Eastern signs one-year operational contract with GE Aviation
China Eastern Airlines has signed a one year extension of its fleet management deal with GE Avionics that will cover data collection and data mining from its 270-strong fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
Rendering of A321 in Lion Air livery
Lion Air Group selects Sabre fleet, operations management
Indonesia-based Lion Air Group has signed a contract with technology provider Sabre Corp. to install a comprehensive airline operations and crew management system.
Singapore Airlines A350
Singapore Airlines opts for Panasonic IFE in new A350s, 787s
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed a deal with Panasonic Avionics to supply inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) across the carrier’s upcoming Airbus A350 and Boeing 787-10 deliveries.
Airbus Asia Training Centre
Airbus opens new $100 million training facility in Singapore
Airbus has partnered with Singapore Airlines (SIA) to launch a new $100 million pilot training facility at Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore.
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