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AAPA Director General Says Asia-Pacific Momentum Won't Slacken

Today AAPA Director General Subhas Menon spoke exclusively with Simple Flying on the pace of recovery for airlines in Asia-Pacific.

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AAPA Boss Says China Dragging The Chain In Asian Recovery

June was another month of progress for airlines in Asia-Pacific so Simple Flying spoke with AAPA boss Subhas Menon about what lies ahead.

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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 Taking The Long Way Home To 2019

Airlines in Asia-Pacific are on a steady path to post-COVID recovery, but that will ramp up when Southeast Asian airlines add more capacity.

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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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AAPA Says Regulations Complicating Recovery Of Asia-Pacific Airlines

AAPA Director General Subhas Menon spoke exclusively to Simple Flying about the constraints Asia-Pacific airlines face on the road to recovery.

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Asia-Pacific Sleepwalking Along The Road To Aviation Recovery

Asia-Pacific is barely halfway back to pre-COVID passenger numbers, and at the rate it's going, it will take years to recover fully.

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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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Asia Pacific Carriers See 500% Increase In International Demand

Airlines in the region are seeing travelers returning in huge numbers.

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Asia-Pacific Airlines Carry 7 Times More Passengers Year-On-Year

The region saw 13.4 million international passengers in November 2022.

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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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Air Travel Continues To Rebound In Asia-Pacific In October

Demand within the region surged by more than 600% year-on-year.

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Air India Joins Two Industry Bodies – FIA And AAPA

The airline is hoping to widen its reach in articulating opinions regarding industry issues.

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AAPA Says Asia-Pacific Recovery Held Back By Regulations

AAPA's Assembly of Presidents concluded with three resolutions calling for governments to address airline regulatory challenges.

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Asia-Pacific Airlines Optimistic But Cautious About Recovery

For the first time in four years, Asia-Pacific Airline bosses met in person at the AAPA assembly in Bangkok.

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Asia-Pacific Airlines Traffic Surges As Presidents Prepare To Meet

Asia-Pacific airlines are enjoying a healthy rise in traffic numbers, setting the scene for the AAPA Assembly of Presidents in November.

Asia-Pacific Airlines Are Recovering But Have A Long Way To Go

Asia-Pacific airlines are only at 34% of pre-COVID levels and until China reopens it's hard to see them getting back to where they were in 2019.

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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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Asia Rebounds Strongly In May With China Traffic Still To Come

Asia-Pacific airline traffic is growing but is less than 25% of per-COVID levels, with weekly capacity down by nine million seats.

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