Air New Zealand Investor Day 2017: Summary

Air New Zealand hosted (01-Jun-2017) its Investor Day 2017, with key speakers from the carrier, including CEO Christopher Luxon, who stated growth has been supported…..

Qantas upgauges Sydney-Auckland following Emirates’ withdrawal

Qantas announced (31-May-2017) it will introduce twice daily upgauged A330 Sydney-Auckland service from 13-Jul-2017, when Emirates withdraw from the route. Bookings can be made on…..

Tigerair Australia launches only nonstop low cost service for Brisbane-Perth

Tigerair Australia announced (01-Jun-2017) nonstop four times weekly return service for Brisbane-Perth. Tigerair Australia will be the only low cost carrier to provide service between these…..

Tigerair Australia partners VroomVroomVroom to offer car rental service

Tigerair Australia partnered (31-May-2017) VroomVroomVroom to offer passengers car rental service on its website. VroomVroomVroom is a distribution partner of several car rental companies including…..

Qantas appoints Rob James as chief technology officer

Qantas appointed Rob James as chief technology officer, succeeding Chris Taylor who resigned in May-2017 (IT News, 31-May-2017). Mr James will commence the role in…..

Airservices installs GBAS at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Airservices Australia installed (31-May-2017) a ground based augmentation system (GBAS), referred to as ‘SmartPath’, at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. SmartPath is a satellite based precision approach and landing…..

Rossair Charter grounds entire fleet following fatal crash

Rossair Charter grounded its entire fleet indefinitely as of 31-May-2017, following a fatal crash of one of its Cessna 441 Conquest II aircraft during a…..

Shell completes sale of Shell Aviation Australia to Viva Energy Australia

Shell completed (31-May-2017) the sale of Shell Aviation Australia to Viva Energy Australia for approximately USD250 million, including working capital. The agreement was first announced…..

TTF welcomes new Blue Mountains express

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) praised (31-May-2017) the NSW Government’s commitment to addressing overcrowding on the Blue Mountains train line in order to improve the…..

Air New Zealand boosts Samoa route

Air New Zealand announced (01-Jun-2017) plans to grow its Samoa operation with a move to twice weekly widebody service year-round, adding an additional 14,500 seats for Auckland-Apia annually. Air New…..

Sydney Airport announces results from AGM on 30-May-2017

Sydney Airport announced (30-May-2017) the following resolutions were approved during its annual general meeting on 30-May-2017: Adoption of remuneration report for the 12 months ended…..