Pago Pago Airport completes vegetation clearing project to reduce bird strike risks

Pago Pago Tafuna International Airport completed a vegetation clearing project to reduce the risk of bird strikes (Radio NZ, 11-Dec-2018). The project was requested by…..

United Airlines to launch San Francisco-Melbourne service in 2019 as part of hub expansion

United Airlines announced (12-Dec-2018) plans to expand services to the South Pacific region as part of its largest international network expansion from its hub at San…..

Air New Zealand ranked 13th most carbon efficient airline for 2018: atmosfair

atmosfair ranked (12-Dec-2018) Air New Zealand the 13th most carbon efficient airline for 2018 with 70.5, up from 60.8 in 2017. Of the major Asia Pacific carriers ranked,…..

Global Risk Map highlights the world is becoming ‘ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike’

The world is becoming “ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike,” according to the recently released Drum Cussac’s 2019 Global Risk Map, which provides…..

Air New Zealand maintenance workers lift pre Xmas strike notices as agreement is reached

Air New Zealand announced (12-Dec-2018) it reached an agreement with aircraft maintenance and logistics workers, which includes lifting of strike notices previously planned for 21/22/23-Dec-2018, pending union member ratification. Air…..

Did you know? Top 10 Regions Ranked by Capacity

In this week’s Did you know, we take a look at the top regions ranked by seat capacity for the week commencing 10-Dec-2018. Top 10…..


Asia Pacific appointment highlights of the month – November 2018

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Asia Pacific witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 1

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

AirAsia X keen to resume Australia and New Zealand expansion – but not quite yet

AirAsia X continues to be on the hunt for new destinations in the Southwest Pacific despite shrinking its network in the region with the upcoming…..

Goldman Travel Corporation’s 2019 Corporate Travel Trend Forecast

In a post on the Goldman Travel Corporation blog, Joint Managing Director David Goldman divulged what he believes is next for corporate travel. From new…..