United Airlines to grow in Australia for first time this century following Sydney-Houston launch

United Airlines capacity in the Australia market will reach a 20 year high as it introduces a nonstop flight from Sydney to Houston. United’s Australia…..

Rex launches Port Augusta-Adelaide service on 11-Sep-2017

Regional Express (Rex) announced (08-Sep-2017) it will launch three times weekly Port Augusta-Adelaide service on 11-Sep-2017. Rex was awarded the route licence to operate passenger air…..

Jetstar confirms it may halt Townsville-Denpasar service 11-Sep-2017 11:08

Jetstar confirmed it may halt Townsville-Denpasar (Bali) service if it is unable to find a way to make the service sustainable (Townsville Bulletin, 11-Sep-2017). The carrier…..

Marhaba lounge to open at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

PPR, Melbourne Tullamarine Airport‘s PR agency, confirmed (08-Sep-2017) the premium Marhaba lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international departure area will open on 12-Sep-2017. The lounge features capacity…..

International visitors to WA up 8.8% for year to Jun-2017

Tourism WA reported (08-Sep-2017) 965,900 international arrivals to Western Australia (WA) for the year ending Jun-2017, up 8.8% year-on-year. The number of international visitors holidaying in…..

Visitor arrival to Samoa fell 6% to 9407 in Mar-2017

Samoa‘s Bureau of Statistics reported (10-Sep-2017) visitor arrivals to Samoa for Mar-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 9407, -5.8% year-on-year; New Zealand: 3881; Australia: 1647; USA: 907……

Sydney Airport facilitates 58% of traffic between US and Australia

Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather stated (08-Sep-2017) the airport facilitates “58% of the passenger movements between the US and Australia“. The airport will welcome United Airlines‘ new daily…..

Cyber security and cloud services lead airline and airport USD33 billion annual investment

It is estimated that airlines and airports will spend nearly USD33 billion on IT this year, according to SITA’s 2017 edition of its Air Transport…..

The Blue Swan Start-up Report

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a monthly wrap of the key start-up activity for Aug-2017, including two key launches: VLM Airlines Slovenia launched on…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – LATAM Airlines Group, Ryanair, Interjet and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Airbus to update A380 cabins for Qantas, adding 31 premium seats at the cost of 30 economy

Qantas reached (07-Sep-2017) an agreement with Airbus to upgrade the cabins of its 12 A380s to improve passenger comfort on long haul operations while maximising economics. In particular,…..