Brisbane Airport continues its steady growth trajectory in 2017

The CAPA 2018 Queensland Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit is underway in Brisbane so let’s take a closer look at the year that was for…..

CASA approvals force another airline to change launch plans: Philippine Airlines to use ageing A340s on new Brisbane route

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to take delivery of its first A321neo in Mar-2018 but has decided to launch nonstop flights to Brisbane with A340-300s. Summary…..

Malaysia Airlines’ Brisbane resumption may have limited impact on Queensland tourism

Brisbane has succeeded at wooing back Malaysia Airlines with an incentive package supported under Queensland’s Attracting Aviation Investment Fund. Brisbane Airport, the Queensland Government and…..

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…..