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100% On-Time: This Is Asia-Pacific Most Punctual Airlines This Summer

The regional average for July's on-time performance was 71.30%.

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AAPA Says Asia-Pacific Airlines Growing But Cargo On The Decline

Asia-Pacific airlines are operating at around 70% of 2019 levels, although they are steadily growing.

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Asia-Pacific Airlines In No Hurry To Add Capacity

Asia-Pacific airlines are miles away from returning to 2019 passenger levels but way ahead of where they were last year.

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Philippine Airlines Logs First Profit Since 2019

Philippine Airlines has bounced back from a few challenging years to record a profit as it rebuilds after the pandemic.

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Asia-Pacific Capacity Is Still Down 14 Million Seats From 2019

While some Asia-Pacific airlines are keeping post-COVID capacity tight, others are rapidly adding it and going after new markets.

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The Push From Asia Pacific Airports To Lower Carbon Emissions

Let's look at some examples and best practices from a region that is already acutely experiencing the effects of climate change.

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VietJet Resumes Direct Flights To Hong Kong

The budget carrier is back in Hong Kong after a nearly three-year hiatus.

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Asia-Pacific Airlines Record Modest 2022 Recovery

Asia-Pacific airlines are showing signs of recovery but have an enormous amount to ground to catch up to reach 2019 levels.

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China Eastern Is Now Carrying More Than 200,000 Passengers A Day

The airline is expected to operate an average of nearly 3,000 daily flights between January 8 and February 25.

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Asia-Pacific In 2022: What Happened In The Aviation Industry?

Asia-Pacific aviation has found a new balance in its COVID recovery and is set for an excellent 2023.

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The Simple Flying Podcast Episode 150: A Look Back At Aviation In 2022

Tom is joined by a whole host of guests to take a look back at what happened in aviation during 2022.

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Asiana Airlines Is Bringing Back Its Sole Boeing 747-400

The aircraft remains the only active passenger Boeing 747-400 within the Asia-Pacific region.

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Why The Asia-Pacific Region Is Home To So Many Of The World's Busiest Domestic Routes

Nine out of the top 10 busiest domestic routes operate within Asia-Pacific

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Asia-Pacific International Traffic Sees Good Recovery In August

August was a good month for passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific, but there are miles to go for a proper recovery.

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Asia-Pacific At The Risk Of Losing Top Civil Aviation Market Tag

The region is witnessing a slower rate of recovery.

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Asian Passenger Aviation Sees "Robust Growth" Despite Cargo Lull

The increasing willingness to fly continues to drive a recovery in both leisure and business travel.

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Airbus Eyes Chinese A220 Sales After Record-Breaking Orders Last Week

The European aircraft manufacturer is looking to further increase its footprint in the Chinese market.

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Scoot Resumes Direct Flights To Japan After 2 Year Absence

Pre-pandemic, Scoot operated flight services to Tokyo via Taipei and Bangkok.

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Malaysia Airlines Expects To Restore Pre-COVID Capacity In India By December

With borders reopening and traffic bouncing back, Malaysia Airlines predicts good business from India.

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Hong Kong Will Ease Quarantine Rules And Flight Bans

Hong Kong plans to relax some anti-COVID-19 measures by lifting flights bans from nine countries and reducing quarantine requirements.