Air New Zealand: Jan-2017 results show passenger traffic increase but drop in revenue

Air New Zealand pax up 4% to 1.2m with 83% load factor in Jan-2017 Traffic highlights for Jan-2017: Passenger numbers: 1.2 million, +3.9% year-on-year; ◦          Short-haul:…..

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Jetstar: ‘We want to be the stand-out LCC in the business space’  Jetstar Group regional GM Southeast Asia Leslie Ng said the carrier’s business travel segment…..

Virgin Australia Holdings revenue and profit falls in 1HFY2017, but international business improves

Virgin Australia Holdings today reported a decline in revenue of 1% for 1HFY2017. Financial highlights for the six months ended 31-Dec-2016: Revenue: AUD2634 million (USD1984 million),…..

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Auckland Airport 1HFY2017 profit increases Auckland Airport revenue up 11% – financial highlights for six months ended 31-Dec-2016: Revenue: NZD310.9 million (USD222.7 million), +10.8% year-on-year; Airfield:…..

Virgin Australia announces direct services to Hong Kong (and China) for 2017

Virgin Australia today announced plans to commence services to Hong Kong and mainland China by mid-2017. The services will operate under a proposed alliance agreement…..

Healthy profit and traffic growth made 2016 a good year for Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather has stated (16-Feb-2017) she is very pleased with the airport’s 2016 results, which reflect strong performance from all businesses…..

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Tourism Australia campaigns with Qantas to stimulate low season travel Tourism Australia reports (15-Feb-2017) that it launched the second phase of a joint Qantas Airways campaign, offering…..

International tourist arrivals increase 11% year on year with Asia leading that growth

Tourism Australia has reported 8.3 million international arrivals to Australia in 2016, an increase of 11% year-on-year. Managing Director John O’Sullivan reported that tourism arrivals from key markets…..

Qantas to offer video and audio streaming from Feb-2017

Qantas has announced (15-Feb-2017) that it will offer video and audio streaming services onboard domestic aircraft from late Feb-2017. The rest of the airline’s domestic Boeing 737 and…..

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Qantas redeploys widebodies from domestic to Asia CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled ‘Qantas’ Asian transformation relaunching Beijing & Melbourne-Tokyo; highest Asian…..

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Visitors arrivals in Australia increased by 11% in 2016 Tourism Australia reported (13-Feb-2017) visitor arrivals to Australia rose 8% in Dec-2016. Details include: Dec-2016: Visitor arrivals: 971,800, +8.1% year-on-year;…..