Virgin Australia supportive of Western Sydney Airport project to ease capacity: CEO

Virgin Australia Group CEO Rob Sharp expressed support for the Western Sydney Airport (WSA) project, commenting: “Sydney Kingsford Smith is basically full from a practical perspective” (, 14-Nov-2018)……

Air NZ seeing ‘great customer demand’ for Auckland-Chicago service: Chief revenue officer

Air New Zealand chief revenue officer Cam Wallace said (14-Nov-2018) the carrier is registering “great customer demand” for three times weekly nonstop Auckland-Chicago Boeing 787-9 service, the…..

Tourism NZ launches tourism campaign to attract Australia visitors

Tourism New Zealand launched (14-Nov-2018) a new tourism campaign in collaboration with Christchurch Airport to attract Australian visitors to New Zealand. Tourism New Zealand general manager Australia Andrew…..

Air Niugini to retime certain services over APEC

Air Niugini announced (13-Nov-2018) plans to retime certain services on the main APEC days of 17/18/19-Nov-2018 to allow for movement of world leaders and their entourage. Morning…..

Asia Pacific market a ‘huge growth opportunity’ for Qantas: CEO

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the Asia Pacific market represents a “huge growth opportunity” for the carrier (CNBC, 12-Nov-2018). “Ten years ago, when I took…..

Perth Airport releases details of terminal development project

Perth Airport released (10-Nov-2018) images of its proposal to bring all flight services into one central aviation hub featuring an upgraded international terminal and a…..

Fly Corporate launches Wollongong services to Brisbane and Melbourne

Australia‘s Shellharbour City Council, via its official Twitter account, announced (13-Nov-2018) Fly Corporate commenced Saab 340B services from Illawarra Regional Airport to Brisbane and Melbourne on 12-Nov-2018. The carrier…..

Qantas Group announces Northern Territory network adjustments from 2019

Qantas Group announced (13-Nov-2018) plans to make a series of adjustments to its Northern Territory (NT) network, effective 31-Mar-2019. Details include: New routes: Launch of twice weekly…..

Tourism Western Australia to expand marketing strategy to improve Chinese visitor growth

Tourism Western Australia announced (11-Nov-2018) plans to implement a new marketing strategy to improve Chinese visitor growth to the state. The scope of the plan includes allocation of…..

IMF supportive of comprehensive tourism strategy for Palau

International Monetary Fund (IMF) released (06-Nov-2018) its end of mission statement following a visit to Palau to assess the country’s economy. According to the statement:…..