Northern Territory Government and Tourism NT launch ‘China Ready Industry Program’

Northern Territory Government released (21-Mar-2018) the ‘China Ready Program’. The programme will support the territory’s ‘Tourism Vision 2020’, with objectives to grow the value of…..

Tourism WA launches two year plan to drive visitation to the state

Tourism Western Australia (Tourism WA) launched (21-Mar-2018) a plan to grow the number of visitors to the state over the next two years, with the…..

Sydney Airport reports improvements to passenger services and experience

Sydney Airport reported (22-Mar-2018) the following recent passenger experience improvements: Automated check in and bag drop zones in parts of the T1 international terminal introduced in…..

Australia’s BITRE reports domestic on time performance in Feb-2018

Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (22-Mar-2018) the overall domestic on time performance for Jan-2018. Details include: On time departures: 85.5%;…..

Qatar Airways confirms plans to deploy A380 to Perth in May-2018

Qatar Airways confirmed (21-Mar-2018) plans to deploy A380 equipment on daily Doha-Perth service, effective 01-May-2018. The airline currently operates the service with Boeing 777-300ER equipment,…..

Australian business events market valued at up to USD21.8bn p/a

Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steve Ciobo Attracting reported (15-Mar-2018) the international business events market is valued at AUD14 billion (USD10.9 billion) to…..

Virgin Australia Group appoints new leaders for Tigerair Australia, VARA and Virgin Australia Cargo

Virgin Australia Group announced (21-Mar-2018) the appointment of Merren McArthur as CEO of Tigerair Australia and Mark Davey to the role of Virgin Australian Regional Airlines (VARA) executive general…..

Air New Zealand chairman: Airline will ‘always act independently of the Crown’

Air New Zealand chairman Tony Carter wrote (20-Mar-2018) to New Zealand Minister of Finance Grant Robertson to reinforce that the airline will always act independently of the Crown……

Qantas is moving to Terminal 8 at New York JFK International Airport

Qantas announced (20-Mar-2018) it will be relocating from Terminal 7 to Terminal 8 at New York JFK International Airport, effective 03-Apr-2018. The carrier will share the terminal…..

Air Chathams is ‘showing a lot of interest in what Kāpiti has to offer’

Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce held (20-Mar-2018) a meeting with the Kāpiti Coast District Council, Air Chathams and Todd Property to discuss next steps in attracting a new…..