Air New Zealand eyes Brazil for next international service

Air New Zealand is reviewing options for nonstop service to Brazil from Auckland (Aeroin, 09-May-2017). Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport airline business chief João Pita indicated…..

The low down on Turnbull Government 2017/18 Federal Budget

The Turnbull Government released its 2017/18 Federal Budget on Tuesday 09-May-2017 with some surprising and some not so surprising inclusions. Tourism and infrastructure was a…..

Jetstar inaugural service Melbourne to Vietnam

Jetstar launched (10-May-2017) a Vietnam service, becoming the only low cost carrier to fly nonstop to Vietnam. The services to Ho Chi Minh City operate three times…..

Auckland Airport calls for increased capacity between North America and New Zealand

Auckland Airport acting GM aeronautical commercial Scott Tasker commented (09-May-2017) on the need for increased capacity between North America and New Zealand after market modelling undertaken…..

TTF: Tourism sacrificed in Federal Budget

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) responded (09-May-2017) to the 2017 Federal Government Budget believing it will jeopardise the growth of Australia’s visitor economy and put at…..

Australia government commits USD3.9bn to develop Western Sydney Airport

Australia‘s Federal Government committed (09-May-2017) AUD5.3 billion (USD3.9 billion) over the next 10 years towards the development of Western Sydney Airport. The government plans to…..

Fiji Government: Regionalism key to boosting tourism

Fiji Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said boosting tourism for the country requires partnering with its neighbours to attract more development (Fiji Times Online,…..

Auckland Airport: New Zealand fast becoming a hot ticket for high-value Indian visitors

Auckland Airport released (09-May-2017) new research at their annual International Travel Summit in Auckland highlighting that New Zealand is rapidly becoming a sought after, premium…..

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport Rail Link business case to commence in FY2017/18

Australia‘s Federal Government announced (09-May-2017) AUD30 million (USD22 million) will be invested to develop a business case for the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport Rail Link. The process…..

CAPA: Asia Pacific aviation market will be where the main traffic growth is for the next decade

CAPA – Centre for Aviation chairman Peter Harbison commented (10-May-2017) on the Asia Pacific aviation market stating it will be where the main traffic growth…..

CAPA: The Asian market will continue to be extremely important

CAPA – Centre for Aviation chairman Peter Harbison commented (10-May-2017) on the Asia Pacific aviation market highlighting that as Australia’s economy shifts towards much greater reliance…..