NZ Government: Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced

New Zealand Tourism Minister Paula Bennett announced (27-Jun-2017) the panel for the new NZD100 million (USD73 million) Tourism Infrastructure Fund designed to help local communities…..

Tourism NZ announces changes to its Board

Tourism New Zealand announced (27-Jun-2017) changes to its Board with the completion of director Norm Thompson’s term, a second term for director Chris Parkin and new…..

TCWA welcomes new Tourism WA Commissioners

Tourism Council WA (TCWA) welcomed (27-Jun-2017) the four new Tourism WA Commissioners announced by Tourism Minister Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA. Tourism Council WA CEO…..

Air New Zealand plans to increase frequency Auckland–Shanghai Pu Dong

Air New Zealand plans to increase Auckland–Shanghai Pu Dong frequency from daily to 10 times weekly between 18-Jan-2018 and 28-Feb-2018 (Routes Online, 27-Jun-2017). The service…..

Jetstar announces temporary reduction on select regional routes in New Zealand

Jetstar Airways announced it will temporarily reduce frequency on selected regional routes in New Zealand between Jul-2017 and Oct-2017 (Routes Online, 27-Jun-2017). Affected routes include: Auckland–New Plymouth: Reduced from 20…..

AirAsia seeking the ‘right deal’ to resume Adelaide service

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, via his official Facebook and Twitter accounts, said (27-Jun-2017) the carrier will resume Adelaide service “If we get right deal…..

IASC approves Qantas’ request for Jetstar to increase capacity on the Indonesia route

Australia‘s International Air Services Commission (IASC) approved (26-Jun-2017) Qantas‘ request to increase passenger capacity via Determination [2017] IASC 112 allocating to Qantas 100 seats per…..

CPI to provide commercial planning input for Auckland Airport USD1.3bn redevelopment project

Auckland Airport selected (27-Jun-2017) Concession Planning International (CPI) to provide airport commercial planning input for the airport’s NZD1.8 billion (USD1.3 billion) terminal redevelopment project. CPI Australia MD…..

CASA: New advisory panel is a reboot of the way agency consults with aviation community

Australia‘s Civil Aviation Safety Agency (CASA) CEO and director of aviation safety Shane Carmody said (25-Jun-2017) the formation of the new Aviation Safety Advisory Panel,…..

Australia Government announces removal of outgoing passenger card

Australia‘s Government announced (25-Jun-2017) the removal of the outgoing passenger card when departing Australia. From 01-Jul-2017, the paper-based passenger card will be removed as part…..

Boeing opens R&D facility at the University of Queensland

Boeing Research and Technology Australia (BR&T–Australia) announced (26-Jun-2017) it has moved its Brisbane based team into a new centre within The University of Queensland’s (UQ) St Lucia…..