IATA Survey: global airline demand still healthy, airline business confidence positive despite cost and yield concerns. Chinese airlines to keep pressure on the Australia/New Zealand market

On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration and as Britain confirms its ‘hard Brexit’ strategy, the global airline industry body IATA released the results of…..

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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…..

Lufthansa and Etihad – could be good news for Virgin Australia

In late Dec-2016 Etihad and Lufthansa surprised the airline industry by announcing a codeshare agreement on specific routes. A month later, the Italian daily newspaper…..

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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…..

North America is on sale again as airlines look to sell more seats across the Pacific despite unrelenting competition from Chinese carriers

It’s that time of the year again with many airlines holding further ‘new year’ sales to stimulate demand and fill empty seats. The current sales…..

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Jetstar announces services to Ho Chi Minh City Jetstar Airways announced (19-Jan-2017) plans to launch flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City…..

New MP travel rules should add transparency

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 13-Jan-2017 announced important changes to the management of parliamentarians’ travel expenses in the wake of the resignation of Health…..

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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…..

Part 1: As the Pound falls against the Aussie dollar, the airlines feel the pinch while consumers feel the benefit

As the world awaits the British PM Theresa May’s announcement of  her government’s official Brexit strategy, air passengers are in heaven as the British Pound…..

Air Canada and Virgin Australia codeshare. Part 2: a ‘win-win’ for both Virgin and Air Canada

From early 2017 Air Canada and Virgin Australia introduce a tidy new partnership. Virgin Australia receives improved access to Canada – a market its existing JV partner Delta can’t sufficiently cover from their shared Los Angeles…..