Virgin Australia: Australia’s carriers offer a ‘ladder of different products and services’

Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti said while a duopoly exists in the Australian domestic, it is different from “the duopoly of the old Ansett and TAA…..

Traffic between Brisbane and NSW surpasses regional Queensland for the first time since FY2011

Brisbane Airport noted (18-Aug-2017) traffic volume on New South Wales destinations reached 5.39 million passengers during FY2017, surpassing traffic volume to regional Queensland market for the first…..

Tourism Tasmania on track to meet goal of 1.5m visitors p/a by 2020

Tourism Tasmania reported (17-Aug-2017) it is “totally committed” to its T21 partnership with the Tasmanian tourism industry and the goals developed for the partnership. Tourism Tasmania…..

Air New Zealand: Nearly 75% of fuel hedged for FY2018, USD6.5m hedge loss forecast

Air New Zealand released (18-Aug-2017) its fuel hedge disclosure, as at 15-Aug-2017: Q1FY2018: 1,695,000 barrels, 75% of total volume, USD2,950,573 forecast hedge loss; Q2FY2018: 1,737,500, 78%, USD3,891,010…..

Tourism Tasmania: Jetstar sells more than 5000 seats on new Adelaide-Hobart service within 12 hours

Tourism Tasmania reported (17-Aug-2017) Jetstar Airways took more than 5000 bookings for its new Adelaide-Hobart service within 12 hours of seats going on sale. The new service is expected…..

Spirit of Tasmania ferry traffic up 31% over FY2016/2017

Tourism Tasmania reported (17-Aug-2017) TT-Line, the operator of the Spirit of Tasmania ferries between Melbourne and Devonport, handled 433,925 for the 12 months to 30-Jun-2017, an increase…..

AirAsia X aims to double Australia operation over the next decade

AirAsia X is aiming to expand its Australia network by up to three new destinations within three years and double its Australia traffic over the…..

Duty free stores remain preferred outlets for China’s big spenders

An Aug-2017 report from McKinsey & Company* confirms the good news that China’s big brand spenders are still buying – although they are becoming more…..

Sydney Airport international traffic up 6.7% year-on-year

Sydney Airport released its Traffic Performance for Jul-2017 with a total growth of 3.7% year-on-year and an impressive 6.7% growth of international traffic. Sydney Airport…..

Very clever investment bank predicts Australian currency crash, inbound tourism to boom

Analysts at Australian investment bank Dillan-Dagg Bank have developed a new way of reliably forecasting the Aussie currency. In a bid to improve on previously…..