Tourism NZ global media coverage worth USD145m

Tourism NZ released (25-Jul-2017) results of its global media coverage, estimating a worth of NZD227 million (USD145 million) in FY2017. Tourism NZ director of trade, PR and…..

Tourism Queensland: Queensland partners with Flight Centre to market state around the world

Flight Centre Travel Group and Queensland Government announced (25-Jul-2017) a new agreement to market the state around the world. Queensland Tourism and Major Events Minister Kate Jones stated: “The AUD6…..

New research: Does your company’s corporate travel policy match its culture?

Artificial intelligence-powered travel assistant app Mezi says no. According to a recent survey conducted by the organisation, majority of people believe their corporate travel policy…..

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…..