Singapore Airlines Group to once again be Australia’s largest foreign airline group by capacity

The Singapore Airlines Group is again boosting capacity to Australia for the winter season. The Singapore Airlines Group will be operating 168 weekly passenger flights…..

Virgin Australia receives 76th Boeing 737-800

CAPA – Centre for Aviation stated (25-Jul-2017) Virgin Australia received a new Boeing 737-800 (VH-YFY; serial number 41016), as recorded by the CAPA Fleet Database. The carrier operates 76 aircraft of the…..

Rockhampton Airport plans to commence international test flights from 2018

Rockhampton Region mayor Margaret Strelow proposed launching international test flights at Rockhampton Airport over six months from early 2018 (The Morning Bulletin, 25-Jul-2017). Rockhampton Councillor Neil…..

WA Government announces public hearing into regional airfares in WA

WA Government Economics and Industry Standing Committee announced a public hearing into regional airfares in WA will be held in Kalgoorlie-Boulder on 31-Aug-2017 (The West Australian, 25-Jul-2017). The hearing will…..

NZ Airports proposes funding programme for regional airports

New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) proposed a funding programme by local and national government for regional airports to apply for financial support to maintain infrastructure (Stuff/Radio NZ,…..

JEJU air, Cebu Pacific launch interline agreement

JEJU air and Cebu Pacific, both members of the Value Alliance, launched an interline agreement on 21-Jul-2017 (Joongang Daily, 25-Jul-2017). This marks JEJU air’s first joint service with…..

Airly releases new JetShare app

Airly, via its official newsletter, launched (25-Jul-2017) a new app titled, JetShare. The app allows customers to private jets at discounted rates. Airly has five routes available between Dubbo,…..

Airport Profile: Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport is a regional airport serving the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Wholly-owned and operated by Queensland Airports Limited, Townsville is operated under a…..

Qatar adds daily Canberra and doubles Sydney capacity: Everyone’s a winner (almost)

On 22-Jul-2017 Qatar Airways updated the GDS and inventory timetable display to show a new daily Doha-Sydney-Canberra service effective from 12-Feb-2018. The airline will operate the…..

Batik Air to commence Bali-Sydney service in Dec-2017

Batik Air president director Achmad Luthfie said the airline plans to commence Denpasar-Sydney service with A330 equipment in Dec-2017 (Harian Nasional, 24/25-Jul-2017). The airline also aims…..

Cebu Pacific confirms plans to increase Manila-Sydney frequency to daily

Cebu Pacific Air confirmed (24-Jul-2017) plans to increase Manila-Sydney frequency to daily, effective 01-Dec-2017, “on the back of robust demand for frequency”. The additional frequencies will…..