Tag: Asia-Pacific

Embraer Projects Aircraft Demand for Asia-Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer Commercial Aviation released, at the Singapore Airshow, its market forecast for the Asia Pacific region. The Company estimates airlines will take delivery of 3,010 new aircraft in the segment up to 150-seats over the next 20 years, representing 29% of the worldwide demand for the segment, in the period. The total demand for the […]

Air Freight Demand up 9% in 2017, Strongest Growth Since 2010

Reading Time: 4 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 9.0%. This was more than double the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 3.0% in 2017. This was […]

A350-1000 Begins Demonstration Tour in The Middle East & Asia-Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute The A350-1000, the newest member of Airbus’ leading widebody family, has embarked on a three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific region. The demonstration tour follows the completion of a successful flight test campaign, which lasted less than one year and culminated in joint EASA and FAA type certifications, demonstrating the aircraft’s excellent […]

Royal Thai Police Becomes First H175 Operator In Asia Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute The Royal Thai Police has received two H175 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, making it the first in Asia Pacific to operate the newest rotorcraft. The Royal Thai Police will be using this super medium aircraft, equipped with the latest aircraft technology and capabilities, for VVIP transportation and various police missions. “We welcome the Royal Thai […]

SriLankan Airlines Welcomes Airbus A320neo to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes SriLankan Airlines has commenced the induction of the first of its latest Airbus aircraft. February 27th was the first of the A320neo and A321neo family aircraft in its fleet. The introduction of these new-generation aircraft will help enhance its exceptional service standards for passengers and serve to align its fleet to the airline’s new strategic focus […]

Airways New Zealand Reports Strong Half Year Result

Reading Time: 1 minute Airways New Zealand today announced its interim results for the period ending 31 December 2016, reporting a strong operational, safety and financial performance. The State Owned Enterprise has achieved an interim net profit after tax (NOPAT) of $13.8m, a 20 per cent increase on the prior year’s $11.5 million result. During the period, Airways recorded […]

Boeing Forecasts Increased Demand for Airline Pilots, Technicians in Asia-Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing unveiled its 2016 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook for the Asia-Pacific region, projecting that more than 500,000 new pilots and technicians will be needed to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. The outlook, a leading industry forecast of aviation personnel demand, anticipates the need for 248,000 new […]

Chinese Carriers Accelerate International Expansion Pace

Reading Time: 1 minute Chinese carriers have accelerated their international expansion pace as outbound travel continues to grow. In October, Beijing-based Air China experienced an 18.6% year-over-year (YOY) growth in RPKs on international routes. Shanghai-based China Eastern reported a 30.4% YOY growth; Guangzhou-based China Southern posted a 23.9% YOY growth; and Haikou-based Hainan Airlines saw a 47.4% YOY growth. […]

The 6th China Aviation Industry Summit 2016

China Aviation Industry Summit 2016, which is the only event held in Asia Pacific focusing on the development of global aviation development and the high-technology applied in the aircraft. The event will be held by Shanghai Society of Aeronautics, Shanghai Aircraft Planning and Research Institute, Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company, China Aeronautical Radio Electronics Research Institute, […]

Boeing Delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing  and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier’s 10th 787-9 Dreamliner today. “Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on behalf of Vietnam Airlines, only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft,” said Phan Xuan Duc, Executive Vice President of Vietnam […]