Andrew McEvoy: Adelaide can sustain capacity growth by tapping into inbound travellers

Andrew McEvoy: Adelaide can sustain capacity growth by tapping into inbound visitors Andrew McEvoy owner and founder of We Connect China, a business designed to…..

Australia to launch tourism investment website for global investors

Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo announced (22-Aug-2017) the launch of a new tourism investment website, offering information and insights on tourism…..

Think – Procurement Is Ripe For Disruption

We recently caught up with think Chief Executive Office Peter McGregor, to discuss all things procurement. Mr McGregor has had over 20 years of experience…..

Health and well-being in the skies

In the airline industry differentiating oneself from competition is a vital, but rare, survival technique. Airlines all over the world are constantly looking for the…..

The birds are at it again says ATSB

The birds are at it again. It seems accidents and incidents are on the rise with the ATSB reporting a 77.7% increase in accidents for…..

Emirates faces a big dilemma – how do you replace the A380?

With continued slow sales – or should that be non-existent sales – of the Airbus A380 over the past two years and it looking increasingly…..

Auckland Airport reports another year of ‘strong growth’ in FY2017

Auckland Airport reported (23-Aug-2017) the following financial highlights for 12 months ended 30-Jun-2017: Revenue: NZD629.3 million (USD448.1 million), +9.7% year-on-year; Airfield: NZD119.6 million (USD85.2 million), +15.7%;…..

Queenstown Airport records highest financial result in FY2016/17

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) announced (23-Aug-2017) a record highest financial result in FY2016/17 ended attributed by sustained passenger growth, expanded after dark services, infrastructure upgrades and…..

Jetstar plans Melbourne-Zhengzhou service from Dec-2017

Jetstar announced (23-Aug-2017) plans to launch twice weekly Melbourne-Zhengzhou service from Dec-2017, operating with Boeing 787 aircraft. The carrier expects to handle an additional 35,000 Chinese tourists to…..

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 4% in Jul-2017, departures up 9%

Statistics New Zealand reported (22-Aug-2017) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Jul-2017. Details include: Total international visitor arrivals: 246,945, +3.8% year-on-year; Oceania: 129,632, +5.1%; Australia: 118,432, +5.4%;…..

Air New Zealand experimenting with future technologies such as augmented reality

Air New Zealand chief digital officer Avi Golan reported (22-Aug-2017) the company is “experimenting with potential enhancements of the future” including the idea of cabin crew…..