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Tourism body welcomes growth in international tourism figures The Tourism and Transport Forum Australia (TTF) (20-Jan-2017) has positively welcomed the latest overseas arrival figures, calling…..

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Tigerair to resume services to Indonesia Tigerair Australia received (19-Jan-2017) a key approval from the Indonesian Government to operate scheduled flights to/from Bali using its A320…..

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Ratings agency provides financial outlook on Sydney Airport    S&P Global Ratings revised (17-Jan-2017) its outlook on Southern Cross Airports Corporation Holding (SCACH), parent company…..

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Asia fuels growth in services to New Zealand Airways New Zealand welcomed (17-Jan-2017) international growth “largely driven” by flights to and from Asia in summer 2016/17……

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New runway at Brisbane Brisbane Airport announced plans to commence work on its AUD1.4 billion (USD1.03 billion) New Parallel Runway project in 2017 (Brisbane Times,…..

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Tigerair granted temporary reprieve Tigerair Australia announced (12-Jan-2017) that following consultation with the Indonesian Government, the airline has been granted permission to operate flights from…..

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Tigerair cancellations to Indonesia Tigerair Australia confirmed (11-Jan-2017) the cancellation of certain scheduled services between Australia and Indonesia (Denpasar) for 12-Jan-2017 and early morning 13-Jan-2017,…..

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Hyatt announces plans for first Hyatt Centric hotel in Australia Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced (10-Jan-2017) that it has entered into a management agreement with…..

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Gold Coast –  expansion of new hotel developments continues Aquis Australia has announced (Hotel Management, 6 -Jan-2017) plans for a new AUD440 million hotel property…..

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Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (04-Jan-2017) reported that international passenger traffic to/from Australia was up 7% to 3.2m in Oct-2016,…..

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British Airways cabin crew members working in ‘mixed fleet’ have announced a 48-hour strike starting Tuesday 10-Jan-2017. Their union, Unite, has stated that the strike…..