Mildura Airport opens International Flight Training Academy

Mildura Airport‘s International Flight Training Academy opened and is to receive the first students in Mar-2019 (Sunraysia Daily, 21-Mar-2019). 120 enrolments are expected by the…..

Visitor arrivals to French Polynesia up 9% in 2018

French Polynesia‘s Institution of Statistics reported (21-Mar-2019) visitor arrivals to French Polynesia for the 12 months ended Dec-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 216,268, +8.7% year-on-year;…..

Aircalin’s first A330-900neo enters final stage of assembly

Aircalin reported the airline’s first A330-900neo has entered the Airbus finally assembly line in Toulouse (France) (airlinegeeks.com, 20-Mar-2019). The aircraft is expected to be delivered…..

Amadeus to acquire ICM Airport Technics

Amadeus announced (21-Mar-2019) plans to acquire ICM Airport Technics. Amadeus expects to improve passengers experience by combining software and hardware capabilities with ICM, accelerating and introducing…..

Rome2rio launches updated app to enhance user experience

Rome2rio, via its official blog, announced (19-Mar-2019) it released an updated version of its app, with the following new features to simplify and enhance user…..

CTM announces outlines key strategic initiatives under three phase growth programme

Corporate Travel Management outlined (CTM) (20-Mar-2019) details of its three phase strategic development plan: Phase one: Establishing a global network through acquisition over FY2014 to FY2017:…..

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport pax down 1.5% in Feb-2019

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport reported (20-Mar-2019) the following traffic highlights for Feb-2019: Passengers: 3.4 million, -1.5% year-on-year; Domestic: 2.1 million, -2.7%; International: 1.3 million, +0.4%; Top 10…..

Aer Lingus and Qantas to end frequent flyer programme partnership

Aer Lingus reported its partnership with Qantas‘ frequent flyer programme will cease on 01-Jul-2019 (ausbt.com.au, 19-Mar-2019). Qantas frequent flyer members will not be able to collect points…..

Qantas: Cathay Pacific codeshare proposal is ‘fundamentally pro-competitive’

Qantas issued (15-Mar-2019) the following clarifications regarding its submission to Australia‘s International Air Services Commission for Cathay Pacific to codeshare on selected Hong Kong services…..

Visitor arrivals to Vanuatu down 2% in Oct-2018

Vanuatu National Statistics Office reported (18-Mar-2019) international visitor arrivals to Vanuatu for Oct-2018. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 10,409; Australia: 5731; New Zealand: 1302; New Caledonia:…..