Norwegian roams into Italy’s long-haul market to add to Alitalia’s woes

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is to expand its transatlantic network with the addition of long-haul flights from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The airline will…..

Sydney Airport announces results from AGM on 30-May-2017

Sydney Airport announced (30-May-2017) the following resolutions were approved during its annual general meeting on 30-May-2017: Adoption of remuneration report for the 12 months ended…..

Tourism Australia aims for increased international business events with new website

Tourism Australia announced (30-May-2017) a new website ( dedicated to assisting international organisations connect with Australians for business events. Tourism Australia undertook comprehensive research with international business events…..

International pax to/from Australia up 2% to 3.1m in Mar-2017, capacity (seats) up 6% to 4.3m

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (31-May-2017) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia for Mar-2017: Passengers: 3.1 million, +1.7% year-on-year;…..

Wellington Airport to utilise Skyfii data collection and analysis platform

Wellington Airport signed (20-May-2017) an agreement with Skyfii to collect and analyse passenger’s behaviour to better optimise terminal facilities, retail offerings and marketing info. The one…..

Air New Zealand to add 3500 seats over five weeks on the strength of New Zealand rugby

Air New Zealand announced (30-May-2017) it will operate additional flights to regional towns and cities in response to strong customer demand during the New Zealand…..

Fiji Airways and the Fiji National University establish the Fiji Aviation Academy

Fiji Airways and the Fiji National University announced plans to establish the Fiji Aviation Academy leading to commercial pilot licences and certification (Fiji Times, 30-May-2017). Fiji National University…..

American Airlines adjusts equipment for Los Angeles–Auckland

American Airlines adjusted operational equipment for Los Angeles–Auckland route, originally scheduled with Boeing 787-9 aircraft (Routes Online, 30-May-2017). Daily service will instead operate with Boeing 787-8…..

Jetgo Australia increases Albury-Brisbane frequency

Jetgo Australia, via its official Facebook page, announced (30-May-2017) the addition of an Albury-Brisbane frequency to its scheduled service. Commencing 22-Jul-2017, the additional frequency will result…..

Lihir Island Airport faces suspension due to ongoing dispute with landowners

Lihir Island Airport landowners threatened to suspend airport operations indefinitely following failed attempts at resolving compensation demands with the airport operator (Papua New Guinea Today,…..