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Australian Government scraps life gold pass for MPs; sets up new auditing body. The Australian Government announced (07-Feb-2017) plans to introduce the Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment…..

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BITRE Nov-2016 statistics show further growth  Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) has reported (06-Feb-2017) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia in Nov-2016:…..

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Qatar Airways commences non-stop services to Auckland Qatar Airways has commenced daily Doha-Auckland services on 06-Feb-2017. The 14,535km, 17 hour and 45 minute route is the…..

Virgin stays in the black but announces fall in quarterly profit

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (VAH) has announced (03-Feb-2017) an Underlying Profit Before Tax result of AUD45.9 million in Q2 – 2016-2017. The result is down…..

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Virgin Australia announces quarterly profit Virgin Australia Holdings reported (03-Feb-2017) the following operational highlights for the three months ended 31-Dec-2016: Underlying profit before tax: AUD45.9…..

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Enhanced partnership between Qantas and Tourism WA ahead of direct services to London Qantas and Tourism Western Australia announced (01-Feb-2017) they are raising the value…..

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Survey shows business and corporate travel disrupted by Trump order A survey conducted by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) reports that 20% of…..

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Tourism Australia releases US inbound market survey results Tourism Australia released (Jan-2017) its US tourism market overview. In 2015, the US was Australia’s fourth largest…..

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Australian Government revises advice to US bound travellers Australia‘s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade updated (30-Jan-2017) its ‘smarttraveller’ website to reflect changes to entry…..

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Qantas CEO says it’s the right time to invest in international growth Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the carrier is “obviously going to be…..

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Record numbers at Australia Chinese New Year celebrations Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) stated (25-Jan-2017) an estimated 81,000 extra Chinese visitors are expected to visit Australia as…..