Russia‘s Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov signed (15-Dec-2017) a cooperation agreement with Egypt‘s Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathy. The document establishes the legal basis for…..
Ryanair agreed (15-Dec-2017) to recognise pilot unions in Ireland, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Details include: Ryanair to change its long standing policy of not recognising unions in order to avoid…..
flydubai launched (15-Dec-2017) three times weekly Dubai–Kilimanjaro-Dar Es Salaam-Dubai and Dubai-Dar Es Salaam-Kilimanjaro-Dubai services on 15-Dec-2017. flydubai is the first UAEbased carrier to operate direct Kilimanjaro service and Emirates will…..
Qantas confirmed (15-Dec-2017) delivery its second Boeing 787-9, named ‘Waltzing Matilda’. The second aircraft allows the carrier to commence international services with its 787-9s, initially operating Melbourne-Los Angeles…..
Air New Zealand announced (15-Dec-2017) it will introduce Google Assistant to offer information about the carrier on a range of topics, including check-in and baggage limits. Google Assistant…..
Air Niugini announced (14-Dec-2017) a new agreement with Sabre Corporation to distribute the Sabre GDS in Papua New Guinea. The agreement marks Sabre’s entry into the Papua New Guinea…..
Tourism Australia released (Dec-2017) its International Tourism Snapshot for the year to 30-Sep-2017. Details include: International arrivals: 8.7 million, +7% year-on-year; International visitor spend: AUD41.2 billion…..
Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) appointed (11-Dec-2017) Felicia Mariani as CEO, effective mid Jan-2018. Ms Mariani most recently lead The Good Food Foundation and Jamie’s Ministry…..
Queensland Airports Ltd reported (14-Dec-2017) its busiest November ever in Nov-2017. Details include: Passengers: 698,794, +4.8% year-on-year; Gold Coast Airport: 544,012, +3.7%; Townsville Airport: 135,321, +8.8%; Mount Isa Airport: 16,895,…..
Norwegian Air Shuttle announced (14-Dec-2017) plans to launch the following Europe–US services with Boeing 787-9 aircraft in summer 2018: New York JFK–Madrid Barajas: Three times weekly, effective 18-Jul-2018; New York…..