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Asia was the slowest region to see its aviation industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic due to strict regulations implemented by national governments. Now that these have mostly relaxed, the region is finally seeing a large resurgence.


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How Much More Can Singapore Airlines Grow?

With no domestic market and coming out of its toughest period yet, what is the industry-leading carrier's expansion plan?

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What Happened To NokScoot Airlines?

The story of a young carrier that became an industry casualty of the Covid pandemic.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Taiwanese Flag Carrier China Airlines

A few interesting facts about the Taoyuan-based SkyTeam member.

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Air India's New Loyalty Program To Launch In Early 2024: What To Expect

The carrier is looking to launch plenty of new redemption options.

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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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Discussion Around Pilot Fatigue Intensifies In India

The recent incidents of pilot deaths have brought the focus back on pilot fatigue in India.

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Pakistan International Airlines Invites Employee Union To Wage Talks

Employees are protesting the carrier's privatization plan and lack of pay raises.

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Air India To Deploy More Cabin Crew On Some Narrowbody Routes

The airline has more than 70 narrowbody Airbus A320 family aircraft in its fleet.

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Doctors On Vistara Flight Save A 2-Year-Old Child

The child had stopped breathing, but a team of senior doctors saved her with timely treatment.

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AirAsia X Returns More Airbus A330s And Posts 2Q Profit

AirAsia X is following a disciplined recovery plan by adding aircraft and capacity on routes that have already been successful in the past.

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What Happened To Singaporean Low-Cost Carrier Valuair?

All about Southeast Asia's long-forgotten airline.

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The China Eastern Airlines Fleet In 2023

The carrier is one of the world's largest by fleet size.

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China Is Ditching COVID Testing For Inbound International Passengers

The policy will come into effect on Wednesday.

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Around 40 Planes Grounded: How Is IndiGo Managing The Situation?

The airline has been able to mitigate losses due to a strong fleet built over the years.

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Shenzhen Airlines Begins Airbus A330 Flights To Barcelona

The long-haul journey is just under 14 hours.

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Vistara To Connect Delhi With The Maldives With Non-Stop Flight

The airline will start flying this route in October.

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Lessor Claims That Parts Are Missing From Go First Planes

Side stick and engine fan blades are among the things reportedly missing from some of Go First's aircraft.

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Flagship Route: How Malaysia Airlines’ Airbus A350s Meet Demand Between London & Kuala Lumpur

Simple Flying spoke with the carrier's management about its aircraft and network.

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How To Fly On An Airbus A350 In Asia

Several airlines in Asia operate the Airbus A350.

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Indonesia Plans Merger Of Garuda Indonesia, Citilink & Pelita Air

The three carriers currently hold a third of the Indonesian market.