IASC approves Virgin Australia capacity changes to US, Italy, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu and Samoa

    Australia‘s International Air Services Commission (IASC) issued (11-Aug-2017) a series of determinations covering capacity allocations for ItalyNew Zealand, the USFijiVanuatu and Samoa:

    • [2017] IASC 119 allocating Virgin Australia 300 third country codeshare seats per week to Italy covering codeshare services with Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways;
    • [2017] IASC 113 allocating to Virgin Australia unlimited passenger and freight capacity in each direction to New Zealand. The determination also permits the use of capacity by Virgin Australia for the provision of codeshare services with Etihad Airways, Delta Air LinesAir New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, AlitaliaAir BerlinAir Canada and Hong Kong Airlines;
    • [2017] IASC 114 allocating to Virgin Australia unlimited passenger and freight capacity in each direction to the US with permission to use the capacity for codeshare services with Delta Air Lines;
    • [2017] IASC 115 allocating to Virgin Australia 1260 seats per week in each direction to Fiji;
    • [2017] IASC 116 allocating to Virgin Australia 180 seats per week in each direction to Fiji;
    • [2017] IASC 117 allocating to Virgin Australia 720 seats of capacity per week in each direction to Vanuatu, and permitting the use of the capacity for codeshare with Singapore Airlines;
    • [2017] IASC 121 allocating to Virgin Australia 180 seats of capacity per week in each direction to Vanuatu, and permitting the use of the capacity for codeshare with Singapore Airlines;
    • [2017] IASC 120 allocating to Virgin Australia 880 seats of capacity per week to Samoa. [more – original PR]