First Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner lands in Australia

The first Qantas 787-9 has touched down in Sydney. Qantas will use the 236-seat Boeing to open up direct routes from Australia to Europe and…..

Tigerair launches summer inflight menu

Tigerair Australia launched (19-Oct-2017) its new summer ‘Tiger Bites’ inflight menu. The new inflight menu provides a range of hot and cold beverage and menu items……

Tecnam opens Australian corporate subsidiary

TECNAM Aircraft announced (18-Oct-2017) it established a corporate presence and new subsidiary in Australia. The company will to sell and support its products directly in Australia, with…..

NT Airports seeks government support for Darwin fuel and solar power projects

NT Airports CEO Ian Kew called for government support for infrastructure projects valued at AUD300 million (USD236.3 million) (NT News, 19-Oct-2017). Planned developments include an underground…..

Commerce Commission releases paper on Auckland and Christchurch airport pricing review

New Zealand‘s Commerce Commission released (20-Oct-2017) a process and issues paper for its review of the prices set by Auckland International Airport and Christchurch International Airport for the period…..

Queenstown Airport appoints GM commercial and customer experience

Queenstown Airport appointed (20-Oct-2017) Olivia Pierre as GM commercial and customer experience. Ms Pierre will be responsible for all business activities and relationships related to aeronautical…..

Aircalin fleet renewal to drive new phase of growth

New Caledonia’s Aircalin is preparing to renew its entire jet fleet following orders for A330-900neos and A320neos. The small Pacific island carrier will use the…..

Fancy a weekend break? Which are the best global Cities to spend a weekend

As we reach the end of the week our thoughts to turn to our plans for the weekend and those couple of valuable days where…..

Technology running amok: what impact will recent innovations have on airline retailing? CAPA-ACTE Global Summit insights

A host of new apps and techniques are being developed across the spectrum of retailing, payments and generally controlling customer behaviour – or at least…..

VIDEO: Disruption in distribution – We speak to the industry!

Airline sales and distribution practices are evolving at a mind numbing rate. Apps are being developed that utilise the power of artificial intelligence combined with…..