Queensland Airports Limited pax up 3.7% in Oct-2019

Queensland Airports Ltd reported (18-Nov-2019) the following traffic highlights for Oct-2019: Passengers: 769,651, +3.7% year-on-year; Gold Coast Airport: 598,087, +3.5%; Townsville Airport: 148,230, +3.5%; Mount Isa Airport: 20,179, +13.3%;…..

Citilink to commence Denpasar-Gold Coast service

Citilink plans to commence weekly Denpasar-Gold Coast service, effective 29-Nov-2019 (Routes Online, 18-Nov-2019). The carrier plans to operate the route with A320 equipment.

Fiji Airways to operate A350 on Nadi-Los Angeles and Nadi-Sydney routes

Airbus announced (15-Nov-2019) Fiji Airways will operate its A350 on Nadi-Los Angeles and Nadi-Sydney services. Fiji Airways’ A350 is configured in a two class layout…..

Aircalin to return A330-900 to Toulouse

Aircalin reportedly plans to return one A330-900 to Toulouse to rectify the smell of oil upon take off and landing (Nouvelles Caledoniennes/RNZ, 15/17-Nov-2019). Aircalin CEO Didier…..

Air New Zealand amends summer schedule due to global Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN issues

Air New Zealand announced (18-Nov-2019) summer international schedule changes as a result of ongoing global issues impacting selected Rolls-Royce engines on its Boeing 787-9 aircraft……

Toowoomba West Wellcamp Airport appoints new general manager

Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport appointed (15-Nov-2019) Robert Kasch as general manager. Mr Kasch most recently served as Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport commercial manager cargo.

Helloworld ‘demonstrated strong growth in TTV, revenue, EBITDA and net profit’ in Q1FY2020

Helloworld Travel Limited chairman Garry Hounsell stated (14-Nov-2019) the company “demonstrated strong growth in TTV, Revenue, EBITDA and Net Profit” in Q1FY2020. Mr Hounsell said the…..

Tokelau airstrip to be constructed on Nukunonu

Tokelau Ulu Kelihiano Kalolo reported Tokelau’s proposed airstrip will be located on Nukunonu (RNZ, 14-Nov-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, New Zealand‘s Prime Minister Jacinda…..

Qantas Airways completes London-Sydney nonstop service

Qantas announced (15-Nov-2019) its project sunrise London-Sydney research flight landed after 19 hours and 19 minutes. The research flight reduced travel time by approximately two…..

Singapore approves Emirates request to suspend Singapore-Brisbane service

Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCS) approved Emirates Airline‘s request to suspend Singapore-Brisbane service, effective 30-Mar-2020 (The Business Times/The Straits Times, 14-Nov-2019). The carrier has…..

Auckland International Airport pax up 1% in Sep-2019

Auckland International Airport reported (14-Nov-2019) the following traffic highlights for Sep-2019: Passengers: 1.7 million, +0.8% year-on-year; Domestic: 757,439, -0.7%; International: 906,263, +2.1%; Aircraft movements: 13,940,…..