IASC: Notification of application from Virgin Australia on Italy route

    Virgin Australia issued (19-Jul-2017) a request to Australia‘s International Air Services Commission (IASC) seeking a determination allocating 300 third country codeshare seats per week of capacity on the Italy route, to be used to codeshare with Etihadand Singapore Airlines. The request comes as a result of the recent conclusion of revised air services arrangement between Australia and Italy. The request includes:

    • The allocation is requested for a period of five years;
    • The capacity will be fully utilised by 31-Jul-2018;
    • The capacity may be utilised by Virgin Australia, a wholly owned subsidiaries;
    • The capacity may be utilised for joint services with Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways.