Virgin Australia confirms departure of group executive

Virgin Australia, in a statement to CAPA, confirmed (30-Jun-2017) the departure of John Thomas as group executive. Mr Thomas is expected to be replaced by Tigerair…..

Fiji Airways launches Nadi-Adelaide service

Fiji Airways, via its official Twitter account, announced (30-Jun-2017) the launch of twice weekly Nadi-Adelaide service. As previously reported by CAPA, Adelaide will be the…..

Australian Government announces new air services arrangement with Kiribati

Australia‘s Government announced (29-Jun-2017) new air services arrangements with Kiribati, allowing carriers to launch services in the Australia-Kiribati market. Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren…..

Virgin Australia announces new non-executive director

Virgin Australia Group appointed (30-Jun-2017) Etihad Aviation Group chief group support services officer Harsh Mohan as non-executive director, replacing Bruno Matheu effective 30-Jun-2017. [more – original…..

JetGo Australia launches Albury-Gold Coast service and announces Wagga Wagga-Gold Coast plans

JetGo Australia, via its official Facebook account, announced (29-Jun-2017) the launch of Albury-Gold Coast service. The carrier also announced plans to launch Wagga Wagga-Gold Coast service…..

Chorus Aviation acquires six ATR 72-600s, leased to Flybe and Virgin Australia

Chorus Aviation announced (29-Jun-2017) subsidaries of Chorus Aviation Capital completed the acquisition of six ATR 72-600 aircraft with attached leases from Avation PLC. The acquisition…..

Airports Fiji Limited to issue dividend payment of USD21m for FY2016

Fiji‘s Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum stated Airports Fiji Limited is expected to issue a dividend payout of FJD43 million (USD21 million) for FY2016 to the…..

Delta Air Lines appoints new GM to manage Virgin Australia JV

Delta Air Lines appointed Clare Wheatley as GM Australia and New Zealand and Virgin Australia JV (Mice BTN, 29-Jun-2017). Ms Wheatley will serve as the lead…..

Queenstown Airport installs ‘Tap & Go’ payment solution at Car Park A and B 

Queenstown Airport installed (29-Jun-2017) the ‘Tap & Go’ payment solution at Car Park A and B as part of its NZD4.6 million (USD3.3 million) ground…..

Qatar Airways awards catering agreement for Melbourne-Doha A380 service 

Qatar Airways awarded (27-Jun-2017) chef George Calombaris an agreement to develop the menu for the new A380 Melbourne-Doha service. The menu will be available to…..

Wellington City Council absolved of wrongdoing for funding Singapore Airlines route

New Zealand‘s Office of the Auditor-General announced (27-Jun-2017) it absolved Wellington City Council from any wrongdoing after it paid Singapore Airlines to launch Singapore-Canberra-Wellington service. The route…..