CASA to conduct flight path safety checks at Illawarra Regional Airport

Illawarra Regional Airport stated (01-Aug-2017) the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will be conducting special flight path safety checks at the aerodrome on 06-Aug-2017. The safety checks will…..

Air New Zealand chief revenue officer considering how to compete with LCCs

Air New Zealand chief revenue officer Cam Wallace commented on ultra low cost long haul carriers, noting “We haven’t seen that emerge in this part of the…..

Etihad Airways notes enhanced security measures at Australian airports

Etihad Airways, via its official website, noted (Aug-2017) enhanced security measures at major Australian airports. Etihad stated: “While there is no direct impact on Etihad…..

2017 CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit – Day 1 News

The 2017 CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit is being held in Sydney this week. Day 1 kicked off yesterday with a variety…..

2017 CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit – Day 1 in pictures

The 2017 CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in pictures. Miss out of APAS 2017? Don’t worry, there are plenty more opportunities to…..

Visit Victoria forecasts 900,000 annual Chinese visitors by 2020

Australia‘s Visit Victoria said the Chinese market still has great potential for development in the future, adding it expects annual Chinese visitors to the state…..

Qantas Group: Foreign investors own 46.73% of Qantas shares

Qantas Group issued (31-Jul-2017) a notice on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), stating: “foreign persons held relevant interests in 46.73% of the issued share capital of…..

Virgin Australia applies for renewed authority to codeshare with Delta on Australian services

Virgin Australia applied (31-Jul-2017) for renewed exemptions authorities from the US Department of Transportation to codeshare with Delta Air Lines on services within Australia, for a period of at least two…..

Visitor arrivals to Fiji up 5% in Jun-2017

Fiji Bureau of Statistic reported (31-Jul-2017) total visitor arrivals to Fiji for Jun-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 76,598, +4.8% year-on-year; Australia: 32,833, +0.1%; New Zealand: 18,590, +10.4%;…..

Qantas Airways retires 747-400, leaves 10 in service

CAPA – Centre for Aviation stated (31-Jul-2017) Qantas Airways retired a Boeing 747-400 (VH-OJM; serial number 25245), as recorded by the CAPA Fleet Database. The…..

Air Nuigini to resume Mount Hagen service on 01-Aug-2017

Air Niugini stated (31-Jul-2017) it will resume service at Mount Hagen Kagamuga Airport on 01-Aug-2017, following an announcement from the National Airports Corporation that the airport has reopened. The airline…..