Public submissions vote in support of ‘iconic’ terminal design for New Plymouth Airport

New Plymouth Airport received a majority vote in support of the ‘iconic’ new terminal, according to results from public submissions (Radio NZ, 08-Jun-2017). As previously…..

Adelaide Airport welcomes Krispy Kreme store

Adelaide Airport, via its official Twitter account, welcomed (08-Jun-2017) the opening of Krispy Kreme store at the airport on 08-Jun-2017.

Auckland Airport introduces new passenger rates to fund USD1.3bn aeronautical capital expenditure

Auckland Airport revealed (08-Jun-2017) plans to invest around NZD1.8 billion (USD1.3 billion) on aeronautical infrastructure between 2018 and 2022, and will be introducing new aeronautical…..

CASA: Shane Carmody named new director of aviation safety

Australia‘s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) announced (07-Jun-2017) the appointment of Shane Carmody to the role of director of aviation safety for a term of…..

Qantas upgrades Boeing 747-400

Qantas announced (07-Jun-2017) an upgrade for one Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The reconfiguration programme includes a complete fit out of the aircraft interior including new seats and new…..

Auckland Airport CEO: Rapid growth within ‘last few years’

Auckland Airport CEO Adrian Littlewood stated the airport received rapid growth “in only the last few years”, with passenger traffic increasing by 26% from early…..

Qantas to uphold Qatar ban and offer alternative routes or refunds to affected travellers

Qantas announced it will uphold bans set by several Middle Eastern countries who have cut ties with Qatar by not allowing Qatari nationals to board…..

Talofa Air to launch services to Tonga from 01-Jul-2017

Talofa Air announced it will begin services to Tonga from 01-Jul-2017 (SPTO, 07-Jun-2017). The Samoa carrier, which launched in 2016, will begin services to Tongatapu with plans…..

Qantas and American Airlines plan to submit new application to US DoT

Qantas and American Airlines plan to submit a new application to the United States Department of Transportation requesting an expanded alliance on trans-Pacific routes (Mice BTN, 07-Jun-2017). Qantas…..

Qantas in discussions with Boeing and Airbus for nonstop Sydney-London aircraft

Qantas plans to launch nonstop service for Sydney-London as soon as the technology is available (Stuff, 08-Jun-2017). Speaking at the IATA AGM in Cancun, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce…..

Australia’s Tourism Minister: China continues to lead growth in NSW tourism market

Australia‘s Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall commented (07-Jun-2017) on China‘s status as a key origin market for international inbound tourism to New South…..