Virgin Australia releases FY2017 results reporting an improvement in underlying performance

Virgin Australia released its Full Year 2017 financial results today, which included information on profit, loyalty programme, and outlook for FY2018. Results: Virgin Australia Group…..

United Airlines launching Houston-Sydney complicates Air NZ-United JV

United Airlines’ planned new Houston-Sydney nonstop 787-9 service, which is launching 18-Jan-2018, offers United’s response to recent waves of expansion in the Australia-US market from…..

Competition in New Zealand’s international market is intensifying: Thai Airways goes daily with its new 787-9

Thai Airways is improving its product in the New Zealand market by upgrading the Auckland-Bangkok route to daily and deploying brand new 787-9s. Thai Airways…..

Townsville aims for new international route following suspension of Jetstar’s Bali service

Townsville Airport could potentially attract a new international route to fill the void left by Jetstar’s suspension of services from Townsville to Bali. Jetstar recently…..

Aviation alliances foster trade and investment for all sectors says AACCI

The Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AACCI) is the only national association for two-way trade and investment between Australia and the Arab League…..

Auckland Airport suffers fuel shortage, disrupting airline operations

Over the weekend, Refining New Zealand advised Auckland Airport the aviation fuel pipeline supplying the airport had been damaged, restricting the supply of aviation fuel. Refining…..

Brisbane focus and London direct could be highlights of Royal Brunei Airlines’ long haul expansion

Royal Brunei could upgrade its daily London Heathrow service to nonstop following the delivery of a fifth 787-8 and the completion of a runway surface…..

Philippine Airlines’ eyes further expansion in Australia thanks to increased range options

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to allocate most of its new sub-fleet of six longer range A321neos to Australia. PAL has opted for two auxiliary centre…..

New ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ concept delivers rival to conventional interline agreements

European low fare carrier easyJet believes its new ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ connections offering, a first among the European low fare airline industry will become a…..

Highlight reel: CAPA Latin America Aviation Summit in Cartagena

The inaugural CAPA Latin America Aviation Summit in Cartagena, 10-12 September, brought together high ranking executives of airlines, airports and travel and government organisations from…..

Google has begun showing its hand, but just how much could it threaten the industry?

It wasn’t long ago that Google launched its Google Flights application penetrating the travel sector, causing many to predict the demise of all other operators……