Malaysia Airlines aims to improve Australia performance

Malaysia Airlines is aiming to improve its performance in Australia by increasing its load factor and through closer relationships with travel agents, particularly in the…..

News Briefs – 10th April 2017

Qantas inflight WiFi expected to improve efficiency and passenger experience Qantas announced (07-Apr-2017) new inflight WiFi will also provide Qantas pilots and cabin crew with…..

Batik Air continues preparations for Australia launch

Indonesia’s Batik Air is aiming to launch services to Australia in 2Q2017, following a lengthy preparation phase after securing Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approvals…..

News Briefs – 7th April 2017

FIFO main reason for 5.82% increase in passengers to NT in 2016 Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Region Economics reported 13,877 flights were operated between…..

Fukuoka Airport confirmed as the next airport in Japan to be privatised

Fukuoka Airport in Japan is next on the list for privatisation. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) made the announcement at the…..

Hotel supply increases – but not necessarily in the right places

Accommodation costs are fast becoming the largest component in corporate travel spend as rates continue to rise, while air fares, the other major component, remain…..

News Briefs – 6th April 2017

Qantas WiFi technology moves into beta testing phase Qantas, via its official Twitter account, announced (05-Apr-2017) initial testing for the new WiFi technology has been completed and it is installed…..

United Airlines, Australia’s largest 787-9 year-round operator, uses new type to improve product and efficiency

United Airlines is maintaining its position as the largest 787-9 year-round operator in the Australia market despite expansion from Vietnam Airlines. United has been using…..

News Briefs – 5th April 2017

Air New Zealand releases seat design for new Airbus aircraft Air New Zealand released (05-Apr-2017) a new economy seat design to be introduced on the carrier’s…..

Auckland Airport’s light rail plan is critical to facilitate tourism growth but when will it be delivered?

A debate is gathering pace around the world as to whether airports should support the construction of air-rail links, connecting a city’s downtown or Central…..

News Briefs – 4th April 2017

Virgin Australia resumes Melbourne-Los Angeles service Virgin Australia relaunched (04-Apr-2017) Melbourne-Los Angeles service on 04-Apr-2017, operating five times weekly – see Route Changes Table for more information. The carrier…..