The Chinese are spending – and losing – less in Australia as reality starts to bite

The strong rise in Chinese tourism over the past decade continued into 2018, with overall numbers up 13% to 1.4million. But for Crown Resorts they’re…..

Malindo grows further in Australia with new Adelaide service

Lion Group’s Malindo Air is pursuing further expansion in the Australian market next month as Adelaide becomes its fourth destination. Malindo has expanded rapidly in…..

Virgin Australia trans-Tasman loads hit seven-year low following termination of its Air New Zealand alliance

Latest monthly metrics from Australia’s Department of Infrastructure and Transport reveal Virgin Australia’s load factor on trans-Tasman routes for Nov-2018 registered a sharp decline of…..

As Project Sunrise discussions continue, new Qantas research reveals what customers really want on ultra long-haul flights

Stationary exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation and entertainment are among several features Qantas customers are suggesting for futuristic long-haul flights, the Australian flag carrier…..

Thai AirAsia X enters Australia market with Brisbane-Bangkok service. Is Avalon next?

AirAsia has selected Brisbane-Bangkok as its first route connecting Australia and Thailand, a surprise move given the LCC group does not currently have any services…..

ANA’s new Perth-Tokyo service to boost tourism for Australia and Japan

All Nippon Airways (ANA) unveiled plans on 26-Dec-2018 to launch services to Perth and confirmed in a 23-Jan-2019 announcement that Perth and Chennai in India…..

Video of the week: City of Sydney accelerates its leadership and delivery of environmental action for accommodation providers

Whatever industry you operate within, sustainability has now become an essential requirement. When it comes to cities, Sydney in Australia has been one of the…..

Royal Brunei to rely heavily on London connections as it launches A320neo service to Brisbane

Royal Brunei Airlines is resuming expansion in Australia with the relaunch of services to Brisbane. Royal Brunei will rely heavily on sixth freedom traffic to/from…..

Snap happy – Australia takes top spot as the most instagrammable country in the world

It may be an understatement to say that social media has taken over our lives. Whether it’s facebook, twitter, linikedin, whatspp and the many and…..

Away from the Kangaroo route fanfare, was 2018 just another regular year for Australia’s aviation sector?

The last year will always be remembered as a landmark time for the Australian aviation industry with the introduction of non-stop scheduled flights by Qantas…..