AAA: Australian regional airports have growing concern about financial viability

Australian Airports Association (AAA) discovered (21-Apr-2017) around one third of the 74 Australian regional aerodromes surveyed stated the main challenge in 2017 is raising revenue, followed…..

NZ Transport Minister Simon Bridges announces transport sector board appointments

New Zealand Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced (26-Apr-2017) appointments and reappointments to the Boards of Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA)…..

Tourism Australia and Qantas launching major marketing initiative in Indonesia and Singapore

Tourism Australia, via its official weekly newsletter, stated (26-Apr-2017) Tourism Australia and Qantas are launching a major marketing initiative in Indonesia and Singapore during Apr-2017 in…..

NAC purchases, immediately leases back E190 to Virgin Australia

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) purchased (26-Apr-2017) and immediately leased back one Embraer 190 (MSN 19000202) to Virgin Australia. The aircraft is the first of six to be delivered…..

Statement of Expectations delivered to the CASA Board

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), via its monthly newsletter, advised (26-Apr-2017) the Australian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester issued a new Statement of…..

News Update: Qantas’ environmental disaster, it’s not just emissions we need to be careful of

Global passenger numbers are increasing every year, with more services, more aircraft, and more infrastructure all having a detrimental impact to the environment. Yes, the…..

Focus on a Speaker – CAPA-ACTE 2017 Melbourne Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit

The CAPA-ACTE 2017 Melbourne Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit is just around the corner, scheduled for 30-May-2017. Let’s take some time to learn about some…..

Air New Zealand named most reputable company in Australia

Air New Zealand was named the most reputable company in Australia in the annual Reputation Index produced by research group AMR and the Reputation Institute…..

IASC to enable codeshare services between Air Canada and Virgin Australia on New Zealand route

Australia‘s International Air Services Commission (IASC) varied (19-Apr-2017) Determination [2007] IASC 118 to permit the capacity entitlements on the New Zealand route to be used for codeshare services between Air…..

Etihad reduces capacity Abu Dhabi-Melbourne

Etihad Airways plans to reduce capacity for daily Abu Dhabi–Melbourne winter 2017/18 service effective 29-Oct-2017 (Routes Online, 24-Apr-2017). Both Melbourne frequencies will be downgauged including: EY460/461: Boeing 777-300ER replaces…..

Air New Zealand launches #BetterWaytoFly to South America 

Air New Zealand, via its official YouTube account, posted (23-Apr-2017) its latest South America campaign, based on its ‘Better Way to Fly’ campaign. The one…..