Air Tahiti Nui to increase Papeete-Tokyo Narita frequency to three times weekly

Air Tahiti Nui plans to increase Papeete-Tokyo Narita service to three times weekly in 1Q2018 (Routes Online, 19-May-2017). The seasonal additional frequency will operate from…..

NZALPA calls for tighter regulations for RPAS/drone operation

New Zealand Air Line Pilot’s Association (NZALPA) urged (19-May-2017) the Civil Aviation Authority (NZ) to review and tighten regulation for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in…..

CAPA executive chairman Peter Harbison: Qantas is a very different airline from a decade ago

CAPA – Centre for Aviation executive chairman Peter Harbison commented (19-May-2017) on Qantas‘ share price improvements highlighting that Qantas is a very different airline from a decade…..

Civil Aviation Safety Authority continues to delay Thai Airways from launching A350 in Australia…why?

Thai Airways has been blocked for nearly a year by Australian authorities from operating its new fleet of A350s to Australia, forcing the airline to…..

CAPA Global Airport Leaders’ Forum 2017 – A Photo Story

CAPA’s Global Airport Leaders’ Forum rolled into Dubai last week on the 16th and 17th May. Co-located with airport show 2017, the event included a variety of high…..

Blue Swan Infographic: ATSB Accident & Incident Summary – April 2017

The Blue Swan Daily and CAPA – Centre for Aviation presents an exclusive Blue Swan infographic. Source: Australian Transport Safety Bureau and CAPA – Centre for Aviation.

Virgin Australia Group releases Q3FY2017 trading update

Virgin Australia Group announced (18-May-2017) its Q3FY2017 trading update. Performance was impacted by costs associated with the Group’s fleet simplification programme, the adverse effect of foreign…..

ACCC grants authorisation to Virgin Australia and Alliance Airlines

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced (18-May-2017) it granted authorisation to a Charter Alliance Agreement between Virgin Australia, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines and Alliance Aviation…..

Qantas introduces digital boarding passes for international services

Qantas announced (19-May-2017) the introduction of mobile check in and digital boarding passes for customers travelling between Australia and New Zealand. The new technology allows eligible customers to…..

Virgin Australia Group announces Q3FY2017 update on Better Business programme and fleet

Virgin Australia Group announced (18-May-2017) its Q3FY2017 update on the Better Business programme and fleet simplification. Key highlights from the update include: Virgin Australia remains on…..

Virgin Australia improves net debt position

Virgin Australia Group announced (18-May-2017) its Q3FY2017 trading update highlighting a reduction in debt. During Q3FY2017, the Virgin Australia Group’s debt was reduced by more than…..