Qantas and American Airlines plan to submit new application to US DoT

Qantas and American Airlines plan to submit a new application to the United States Department of Transportation requesting an expanded alliance on trans-Pacific routes (Mice BTN, 07-Jun-2017). Qantas…..

Qantas in discussions with Boeing and Airbus for nonstop Sydney-London aircraft

Qantas plans to launch nonstop service for Sydney-London as soon as the technology is available (Stuff, 08-Jun-2017). Speaking at the IATA AGM in Cancun, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce…..

Australia’s Tourism Minister: China continues to lead growth in NSW tourism market

Australia‘s Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall commented (07-Jun-2017) on China‘s status as a key origin market for international inbound tourism to New South…..

Christchurch International Airport appoints Catherine Drayton as chairwoman

Christchurch International Airport appointed Catherine Drayton as chairwoman of its board of directors from Oct-2017 (Stuff, 07-Jun-2017). Ms Drayton will succeed David McKenzie.

Qantas to host 74th IATA AGM in Sydney

IATA announced (06-Jun-2017) Qantas will host the 74th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit in Sydney, Australia, from 03-Jun-2018 to 05-Jun-2018.

Qantas: Additional codeshare with Jetstar Airways to Vietnam

Qantas and Jetstar announced (06-Jun-2017) an expanded codeshare arrangement for travel between Australia–Vietnam. Qantas will add its code to Jetstar’s recently launched services from Melbourne and Sydney-Ho Chi…..

Tourism Research Australia releases International Visitor Survey results for year ending Mar-2017

Tourism Research Australia, on behalf of the Australia Government, released (07-Jun-2017) results of the International Visitor Survey for the year ending Mar-2017. Highlights of the…..

TTF: Tourism and transport winners in ACT budget

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) welcomed (06-Jun-2017) the ACT Government’s 2017-18 Budget, which includes additional investment in major events and Canberra’s transport network. TTF CEO Margy Osmond…..

Air New Zealand eyes North and South America with new ultra long range aircraft

Air New Zealand announced it will begin reviewing options for its next widebody aircraft from the end of 2017 to service ultra long range routes into the…..

Qantas: Our partnership with Emirates is still important

Qantas confirmed its partnership with Emirates is still important despite announcing nonstop service between Australia and London (Reuters, 07-Jun-2017). Speaking at the IATA AGM in…..

Air New Zealand CEO: Laptop ban would not have too much of an impact in New Zealand

Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon believes the proposed extended laptop ban would not have too much of an impact in New Zealand (Stuff, 07-Jun-2017). Speaking…..