VI Airlink receives US foreign air carrier permit

US Department of Transportation awarded (03-Jan-2018) VI Airlinkan amended foreign air carrier permit to operate scheduled and charter services to the US with aircraft of up to 60 seats,…..

Virgin Australia confirms holiday planning set to soar today as Australians head back to work

Virgin Australia confirmed (08-Jan-2018) Monday 08-Jan-2018 is expected to be one of the most popular days of the year for Australians to search and book holiday…..

Fiji opposition leader weighs in on ATS strikes

Fiji‘s National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad believes Fiji’s Prime Minister is blatantly disregarding the plight of the workers and is turning a blind eye…..

Tourism New Zealand launches new marketing campaign targeted at Australians

Tourism New Zealand and Flight Centre launched a new marketing campaign designed to attract more Australian tourists to Northland during the shoulder season (NZ Herald, 08-Jan-2018). The campaign…..

Domestic visitors to Outback Queensland increase by more than 20%

Tourism Research Australia released tourism results for the year ending Sep-2017, showing the number of domestic visitors to Outback Queensland increased by more than 20% (Courier Mail, 08-Jan-2018)……

Tourism Fiji appoints Aviareps as its representation agency in Japan

Tourism Fiji appointed Aviareps to act as its representation agency in Japan, effective 04-Jan-2018 (Fiji Sun, 06-Jan-2018). The appointment followed an in depth review process by Tourism Fiji, with Aviareps required to…..

Air Terminal Services (Fiji) sees more than 2000 applications for 150 temporary positions

Air Terminal Services (Fiji) acting CEO Hare Mani said close to 2000 applications were received as the company seeks to hire around 150 people to temporarily…..

British Airways to introduce fixed position economy class seats for short haul operations

British Airways plans to introduce fixed position economy class seats on selected short haul services (Telegraph, 07-Jan-2018). British Airways stated: “We have 35 brand new short…..

Russia’s President signs order on resumption of scheduled Cairo air services

Russia‘s President Vladimir Putin signed (04-Jan-2018) an order lifting restrictions on the operation of scheduled Cairo air services. As previously reported by CAPA, Russia suspended services to Egypt in…..

Ryanair launches new transfers service

Ryanair launched (04-Jan-2018) the Ryanair Transfers booking platform, powered by CarTrawler. The new transfers service allows Ryanair passengers to book ground transport including taxis, chauffeur, bus,…..

El Al to implement new pricing model from Apr-2018

El Al announced (03-Jan-2018) ​​​​​​a new pricing model for economy class tickets to all European destinations, offering classic, flex and lite fares. With the success of the…..