Air New Zealand trials downtown Queenstown check in and bag drop

Air New Zealand announced (12-Nov-2019) plans to introduce a pop up check in and bag drop service for domestic and international passengers in downtown Queenstown…..

Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic apply to ACCC for cooperation between Australia and UK/Ireland

Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) granted (08-Nov-2019) Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic permission for authorisation to allow cooperation on services between Australia and the…..

Coles Online launches Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport

Coles Online launched (08-Nov-2019) new Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport‘s Terminal 4 car park, allowing travellers to order groceries and have them delivered…..

Rex granted Labour Agreement to combat skills shortage

Regional Express (Rex) announced (11-Nov-2019) it was granted a five year Labour Agreement (LA) by Australia‘s Department of Home Affairs on 05-Nov-2019. The agreement will…..

Qantas inspects Western Sydney Airport site

Qantas Airways announced (07-Nov-2019) the Qantas Group Management Committee inspected the Western Sydney Airport (WSA) site and is “encouraged by WSA’s focus to build the…..

Qantas Group expands commitment to sustainable aviation

Qantas announced (11-Nov-2019) plans for the group to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a…..

Flight Centre Travel Group MD outlines performance improvements across three core divisions

Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) MD Graham Turned announced (07-Nov-2019) “plans are in place to improve performance across our three core divisions” of corporate travel, leisure travel…..

Flight Centre Travel Group chairman: ‘leisure results in Australia were below our expectations’

Flight Centre Travel Group chairman Gary Smith reported (07-Nov-2019) “overall leisure results in Australia were below our expectations, albeit in a fairly subdued trading environment”…..

Newcastle Williamtown Airport installs CT baggage Xray and body scanning

Newcastle Williamtown Airport installed (08-Nov-2019) SNP Computed Tomography (CT) baggage Xray and body scanning, allowing passengers to no longer be required to undergo random explosives…..

Qatar Airways extends A350-1000 operation on Doha-Sydney-Canberra to Oct-2020

Qatar Airways extended A350-1000 operation on Doha-Sydney-Canberra service from 29-Mar-2020 to 24-Oct-2020 (Routes Online, 07-Nov-2019).

Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways expand codeshare to Johannesburg-Perth route

Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways expanded their codeshare agreement to cover South African Airways’ Johannesburg-Perth route, operating A340-300 and A330-200 equipment, effective immediately (Routes…..