Newcastle Airport growth to accelerate as international services resume, now looks to Asia

Newcastle is regaining scheduled international services as later this year Virgin Australia launches a new seasonal service to Auckland. Highlights: Newcastle Airport is regaining international…..

AirAsia X lowers fares as it moves from Melbourne Tullamarine to Avalon

Malaysia’s AirAsia X has set a 5-Dec-2018 date for the launch of services at Melbourne Avalon Airport and is offering return fares to Kuala Lumpur…..

Japan amongst the fastest growing holiday destinations for Australians

Skyscanner Australia, has revealed new passenger data which highlights Japan as the fastest growing destination for Australian tourists in 2018. With more than 440,000 Australians choosing…..

Turkish Airlines considers Macau service – potentially the first long haul service for former Portuguese colony

Turkish Airlines is in discussions towards a three weekly service to Macau, according to Macau News Agency (MNA). This would be Macau’s first regular long…..

Singapore Airlines confirms new US schedule, increasing its premium offering

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has finalised its new schedule for the US market, ending months of speculation over how it would deploy its fleet of seven…..

Planning on holidaying in Fiji? Fiji Airways set to increase Sydney-Nadi capacity

Fiji Airways plans to increase capacity in the Australia and New Zealand markets by up-gauging some flights from 737-800s to A330-200s. The airline recently expanded…..

It could get easier to travel in the US if the FAA is able to achieve its NextGen goals

The FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) project proposes congressional investment of USD20.6 billion and industry financing of USD15.1 billion by 2030. The investment…..

Tourism defies the AI trend in Australia, as jobs grow fast. Where’s Canberra?

Tourism jobs continued to trend sharply upwards, up by over 6% year-on-year for the Sep-2017 quarter. The “Accommodation and food services” category has become the…..

Travel is the ultimate job perk for young professionals

Hilton Hotels & Resorts uncovers the shifting priorities of business travellers and kicks off initiative offering travel hacks for rising road warriors. In fact, 75…..

Scoot to take over SilkAir 737-800s. Is Scoot the new SilkAir?

Singapore Airlines LCC subsidiary Scoot is accelerating expansion by taking 737-800s operated by full service sister airline SilkAir. Highlights SilkAir is expected to transfer all…..