Competitive Australia-Bali market impacts performance for Lion Group who should reconsider expansion plans

Indonesia’s Lion Group should reconsider plans for expanding in the Australia-Bali market after a less than stellar initial performance on its first two Australia-Bali routes……

Japan Airlines resumes Australia expansion after several years of market share declines

Japan Airlines (JAL) is expanding in the Australia market for the first time in several years following the recent launch of services to Melbourne. JAL…..

Philippine Airlines plans to launch nonstop service to Brisbane in 1Q2018

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has earmarked Manila-Brisbane as the first route for its new fleet of A321neos. PAL president Jaime Bautista told CAPA on the sidelines…..

Malindo Air shelves plans for launching Melbourne and Sydney

Malaysia’s Malindo has shelved plans for expansion in Australia after parent Lion Group reallocated Malindo’s first three widebody aircraft to another subsidiary. Malindo is currently…..

Air China finally expands Australia network after several years of market share declines

Air China is accelerating expansion in Australia as it launches flights on 11-Dec-2017 from Brisbane to Beijing. Brisbane will be served with four weekly flights…..

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…..

Brisbane travellers to benefit from improved premium products thanks to Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is significantly improving its position in the Brisbane corporate travel market as it increases business class capacity by over 40% and starts…..

Could Royal Brunei Airlines be heading back to Brisbane?

Royal Brunei Airlines is planning to resume expansion in 2018 as the airline increases its fleet from 10 to 14 aircraft. The resumption of flights…..

A “small regional airline” carried our most famous former Bali resident home this week

Emirates has Jennifer Aniston; Etihad has our Nic. Now Malindo Air has Schapelle to promote it. Unless you’ve been living under a rock all week…..

Canberra’s fighting hard to attract new carriers and new routes

It seems members of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government and travel community in Canberra have been working hard to secure additional carriers and routes…..