Singapore Airlines Group Part 3 – The Canberra-Wellington “Capital City” route highlights the SIA-Virgin-Air NZ partnership discords

Singapore Airlines’ initial performance in the Canberra market has been above expectations with the load factor between Canberra and Singapore particularly encouraging. The average load…..

Cairns international traffic on the upswing positively impacting visitor nights and the local economy

Cairns is enjoying a surge in international traffic following the launch of services over the last two years by four new foreign airlines. This increase…..

New Zealand considering additional security checks on Middle East services

New Zealand‘s Civil Aviation Authority is considering additional security checks on Middle East services (Reuters, 23-Apr-2017). New Zealand Transport Minister Simon Bridges said evidence is being reviewed…..

Qantas to launch London-Perth this week

Qantas is set to officially launch London-Perth nonstop service this week, which includes selling tickets for the first of the services set for Mar-2018 (Independent, 23-Apr-2017). Qantas…..

Qantas to compensate businesses affected by toxic spill

Qantas agreed to compensate those businesses affected by a spill of toxic firefighting foam from one of its hangars at Brisbane Airport into waterways (The Courier Mail,…..

Qantas issued with investigation notice over toxic chemical spill

Qantas was issued with an investigation notice by Queensland’s Environment Department over the toxic chemical spill at Brisbane Airport (9news, 21-Apr-2017). Queensland’s Environment Department executive director Andrew Connor…..

Works underway to identify site for New Labasa/Vanua Levu International Airport

Airports Fiji Limited communications officer Christopher Chand stated aviation authorities are working to identify a suitable site for the proposed New Labasa/Vanua Levu International Airport…..

Australia government outlines contingency plan to develop Western Sydney Airport

Australia Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher explained (21-Apr-2017) two possible scenarios if Sydney Airport decides not to take up the development of Western Sydney…..

Tourism NZ: Clear support among public for tourism

Tourism New Zealand and Tourism Industry Aotearoa released (21-Apr-2017) the results of the latest ‘Mood of the Nation’ survey. The research, which was initiated in 2015,…..

New Zealand eGates expansion programme to conclude in Jun-2017

New Zealand installed (21-Apr-2017) 15 eGates at Auckland Airport‘s arrivals, with one more unit due to arrive in Jun-2017. The new equipment is part the…..

NZ Government to showcase NZ at Expo 2020 in Dubai

New Zealand Government plans to showcase New Zealand at Expo 2020 in Dubai in order to boost trade in the region (NZ Herald, 23-Apr-2017). The…..