Cebu Pacific enjoys improvements on Manila-Sydney route – but Melbourne may have to wait

Philippine low cost carrier (LCC), Cebu Pacific Air is showing consistent improvements on its Manila-Sydney route however is not yet ready to pursue expansion in…..

Malindo Air brings a competitive full service product to the Brisbane market, providing new options for Bali and Kuala Lumpur

Lion Group’s Malindo Air launched services to Brisbane in January with a daily service from Bali. While the flight originates in Kuala Lumpur, where Malindo…..

Scoot relies on improved Australia connections to support Athens and India service

Scoot is working on rescheduling select Australian flights to improve connections with its India and Europe network. Scoot is banking heavily on Australia connections to…..

Technology is ‘personalising’ corporate travel

In a keynote address at the inaugural CAPA-ACTE Canberra Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit (15-Mar-2017), Tony Carter, managing director of Amadeus, outlined a vision for…..

Surprise security measures will hit business travellers and children – and WiFI providers and…everyone

The best thing, from an industry point of view, regarding today’s shock security news is that technology should quickly catch up with the challenge that…..

Jetstar’s new Ho Chi Minh service opens up new capacity in Australia-Vietnam market

Jetstar Airways is returning to the Vietnamese market in May-2017 with a daily 787 service to Vietnam. The Qantas Group is betting the market has…..

Air Nauru is a small fish in a very big pond

Nauru Airlines, the tiny South Pacific flag carrier, has had to adopt a flexible and innovative strategy to survive, establishing its own maintenance company and…..

Malindo shakes up Perth market with low fares and South/Southeast Asia connections

Malindo Air’s Kuala Lumpur-Perth service, which has been operating since Nov-2015, has been an experiment of sorts for the Lion Group in Australia. Lion previously…..

InterContinental Sydney plans AUD200 million renovation as demand in the Sydney accommodation market remains solid.

InterContinental Hotel Group and Mulpha Australia Ltd have recently announced (22-Feb-2017) a proposed major renovation of the InterContinental Sydney hotel which is expected to exceed…..

Qantas unveils its new 787-9 premium economy seat: a high quality sensible upgrade if not that revolutionary.

Qantas has unveiled its new premium economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-9 aircraft from Oct-2017. Premium Economy on the 787-9 Dreamliner will…..

Forecasting growth at Badgerys Creek, the airport that everybody needs and (almost) nobody wants

Sydney’s second airport is notable for being probably the only topic on which there has been multi-party agreement for nearly five decades – that is,…..