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…..

Samoa Airways and Fiji Airways sign MoU

Samoa Airways and Fiji Airways signed (24-Jul-2017) a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly pursue a range of commercial opportunities and partnerships. Under the proposed partnership, Fiji Airways will provide…..

CASA signs MoU with IATA to gain access to operational safety audit information

Australia‘s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) signed (24-Jul-2017) an MoU with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to access safety audit reports. The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) programme is…..

Qantas set to retire 747 ‘Gosford’

Sydney Airport, via its official Facebook page, released (24-Jul-2017) images of Qantas‘ Boeing 747 named ‘Gosford’ landing in Sydney for the final time. On 30-Jul-2017, the aircraft is…..

Australian Government releases latest corporate plan for CASA

Australia Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester released (24-Jul-2017) the latest corporate plan for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The plan continues CASA’s focus on…..