Air Vanuatu and Qantas resume Port Vila codeshare

    Air Vanuatu and Qantas announced (16-May-2017) a codeshare partnership on Port Vila services will resume from 15-Jun-2017. Air Vanuatu CEO Joseph Laloyer stated: “Qantas has been a long term and important partner of Air Vanuatu” and welcomed Qantas resuming selling services from Sydney-Port Vila and Brisbane-Port Vila with connections from other Australian ports. The news has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the tourism industry in Vanuatu as a necessary step forward. Vanuatu Hotels and Resorts Association chairman Bryan Death stated the return of the codeshare should result in an immediate boost to arrival figures from Australia.