Locals request for more public transport options from Nelson Airport

Nelson Airport received a request to enhance public transport options from the airport (Stuff, 24-May-2017). The airport owner, Nelson City Council, will consider plans to trial…..

Fire fighter strike continues to impact international services at Tahiti Faa’a Airport

Air Tahiti Nui, via its official website, announced (24-May-2017) schedule changes and cancellations due to a strike by firefighters at Tahiti Faa’a Airport. While most disputes have…..

Behind the scenes – SITA’s Electronic Travel Authority System: Why we need it and what happens when it goes down

Australian and New Zealand airports were hit with massive disruptions this week as result of a computer outage affecting passport processing. The Australian Border Force…..

Airbnb no threat to hotels’ higher yielding compression nights: STR

The battle between short term holiday letting communities and traditional hotels has been raging for some time – but new findings reveal that the market…..

SITA passenger processing system outage affects airports across Australia and New Zealand

Australia Department of Immigration and Border Protection explained (22-May-2017) the SITA advanced passenger processing system used by a number of airports across Australia and New…..

Tourism Australia partners with major airlines to target India market

Tourism Australia released the second phase of its Great Australian Airfare Sale 2.0 initiative (Financial Express, 22-May-2017). The campaign is in partnership with eight leading carriers including Air…..

China Eastern Airlines reviewing plans to launch daily service Shanghai-Perth

China Eastern Airlines reportedly visited Perth Airport to review the possibility of launching daily service between Shanghai-Perth (Perth Now, 20-May-2017). China Eastern Australia manager Kathy Zhang stated the carrier…..

Visitor arrivals to Cook Islands up 17% to 13,246 in Apr-2017

Cook Islands Ministry of Finance & Economic Management reported (22-May-2017) visitor arrivals reached 13,246 in Apr-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 13,246, +16.7% year-on-year; New Zealand:…..

Air New Zealand seasonal Sunshine Coast service now in sixth year

Air New Zealand announced (22-May-2017) a partnership with Visit Sunshine Coast and Tourism & Events Queensland to coincide with the launch of nonstop seasonal service…..

Solomon Airlines launches weekly Honiara–Tarawa service from 12-Jul-2017

Solomon Airlines plans to launch weekly Honiara–Tarawa service, in partnership with Air Kiribati (Routes Online, 22-May-2017). The service, which is set to commence on 12-Jul-2017, will…..