Australia signs air services agreement with Saudi Arabia

Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo, via his official Twitter account, announced (27-Apr-2017) the signing of an Australia and Saudi Arabia air services agreement to drive…..

CHOICE releases the results of annual International Airline Survey

CHOICE released the results of its annual International Airline Survey, with LCC Jetstar ranked last out of more than 70 competitors from eight different countries (Choice, 27-Apr-2017). The…..

Qantas announces the launch of the third series of ‘Feels Like Home’ brand campaign

Qantas announced (27-Apr-2017) the launch of the third series of its ‘Feels Like Home’ brand campaign on 30-Apr-2017. Qantas group executive for brand, marketing and corporate…..

Visitor arrivals to Fiji down 3% in Mar-2017

Fiji Bureau of Statistic reported (27-Apr-2017) total visitor arrivals to Fiji fell 3% year-on-year in Mar-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 54,407, -2.8% year-on-year; Australia: 23,489,…..

Qantas share prices soar as a result of Macquarie Group analysis

Qantas share price soared nearly 4.5% on 27-Apr-2017 after Macquarie Group analysts suggested the carrier had room for AUD500 million (USD373.4 million) a year in share-buy…..

Air New Zealand pax up 5% to 1.6m with 82% load factor in Mar-2017

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 5% – traffic highlights for Mar-2017: Passenger numbers: 1.6 million, +5.2% year-on-year; Short haul: 1.4 million, +6.0%; Domestic: 1.1…..

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand stable in Mar-2017, departures up 11%

Statistics New Zealand reported (26-Apr-2017) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand were stable year-on-year in Mar-2017. Details include: Total international visitor arrivals: 343,799, -0.2% year-on-year;…..

Sydney Airport welcomes second daily Etihad A380 service

Sydney Airport welcomed (26-Apr-2017) Etihad Airways‘ announcement it will upgauge its second daily Abu Dhabi-Sydney service to the A380 from Oct-2017. Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather…..

Adelaide Parafield Airport achieves Level 3 Optimisation Airport Carbon Accreditation

Adelaide Parafield Airport received (26-Apr-2017) ‘Level 3 Optimisation’ Airport Carbon Accreditation by Airports Council International. This accreditation is the third of four levels, Level 4…..

Skytrans reveals new schedule for remote Cape York area

Skytrans announced (25-Apr-2017) a new flight schedule which will see same day services introduced into some of the most remote communities around Cape York. Queensland Government Treasurer Curtis…..

AAA: Australian regional airports have growing concern about financial viability

Australian Airports Association (AAA) discovered (21-Apr-2017) around one third of the 74 Australian regional aerodromes surveyed stated the main challenge in 2017 is raising revenue, followed…..