Brisbane Airport Corporation to develop USD208m automotive precinct with race track and dealerships

Brisbane Airport Corporation announced (21-Jun-2019) plans to develop BNE Auto Mall, with stage one due to open by 2021. The AUD300 million (USD208 million) automotive…..

BITRE: Rex tops domestic OTP in May-2019, Qantas has highest cancellation rate

Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (23-Jun-2019) overall domestic on time performance for May-2019. Details include: On time departures: 84.7%; Regional Express: 87.8%; Virgin…..

Visitor arrivals to Fiji up 9% in May-2019, arrivals from New Zealand up 14%

Fiji Bureau of Statistics reported (20-Jun-2019) visitor arrivals to Fiji for May-2019. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 73,169, +8.7% year-on-year; Australia: 30,035, +1.0%; New Zealand: 16,372,…..

Alliance Aviation forecasts highest profit before tax in 17 years

Alliance Aviation reported (20-Jun-2019)  it expects a profit before tax of AUD32.5 million (USD22.5 million), the highest it has achieved in 17 years for FY2019……

WSA awards design and engineering tenders to Arup and Architectus

Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport (WSA) awarded (21-Jun-2019) the following design and engineering tenders: Appointed Arup to help deliver airport planning; Appointed Architectus to…..

Bay of Islands Airport opens new USD3.1m terminal

Far North Holdings Ltd, via its official Facebook account, stated (21-Jun-2019) Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones opened the new NZD4.75 million (USD3.1 million)…..

CAPA statement on ACTE circular concerning Corporate Travel Community

CAPA – Centre for Aviation has been passed a copy of the 20-Jun-2019 circular from the ACTE Executive Director relating to our expanded corporate travel…..

Air Tahiti orders two ATR 42-600 STOL aircraft to operate Marquesas Islands routes

Air Tahiti Nui ordered (19-Jun-2019) two ATR 42-600 STOL aircraft to operate on routes interconnecting the Marquesas Islands. The introduction of the aircraft allows Air…..

Sydney Airport reports international pax up 6% in May-2019

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport reported (20-Jun-2019) the following traffic highlights for May-2019: Total passengers: 3,510,000, +2.4% year-on-year; International: 1,293,000, 6.3%; Domestic: 2,217,000, +0.3%. The top…..

Queensland Tourism & Events welcomes record high international visitor spend

Queensland Tourism & Events reported (19-Jun-2019) record visitor spend for international visitors in Queensland for the year ending Mar-2019. According to International Visitor Survey results,…..

Sydney Airport gains new Kuala Lumpur and Sapporo services from late 2019

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport reported (20-Jun-2019) the following route development highlights for May-2019: Malindo Air announced plans to commence a daily service from Kuala Lumpur…..