Project Sunrise will push aviation boundaries, it is no surprise that Qantas is taking every step of the journey with caution

Australia’s flag carrier Qantas is one of the most famous names in aviation history and it has already pushed aviation boundaries with the launch last…..

Singapore Airlines achieves 100% lie-flat target for Australia and New Zealand markets

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has set a 1-Nov-2019 date for transitioning to an all lie-flat operation in Australia and New Zealand, providing a consistent business class…..

Melbourne and Sydney set for modest hotel rate rises, but strong pipeline could see Brisbane and Perth levels slip

The recently released ‘The Hotel Monitor 2020’, from the Global Business Consulting team at American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) showed an expected steady growth…..

SriLankan postpones plans for Sydney as Australian visitor numbers to Sri Lanka drop

SriLankan Airlines is postponing plans to launch flights to  Sydney due to the Easter bombings in Colombo, which has significantly impacted inbound demand. However, the…..

Melbourne Airport plans for its future passenger growth with continued technology transformation

Melbourne Airport this week announced that it has chosen to extend its contract with leading technology partner SITA for flexible and passenger-friendly technology to ready…..

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport enjoys a decade of rapid international growth

Australia’s Melbourne Tullamarine Airport has enjoyed a period of rapid international growth over the past decade. But that level has slowed significantly this year due…..

Qantas launches ‘Points Plane’ – the start of a potential series of exclusive flights for frequent flyers

Loyalty remains a key part of any airlines’ corporate arsenal and frequent flyer programmes have evolved in order to meet the needs of regular travellers……

What to expect from Melbourne airport’s new landside redevelopment

Melbourne Airport’s traveller numbers continue to grow, going from 36.7 million people in FY 17/18 with forecasts exceeding 70 people per year by 2038. To…..

Virgin Australia and the US market: 10 years and 4 million passengers but declining market share

Wednesday (27-Feb-2019) marks the tenth anniversary of long-haul services for Virgin Australia. The group took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER on 6-Feb-2009 and the…..

Malaysia Airlines increases its Melbourne flights following AirAsia X’s move to Avalon 

Malaysia Airlines is increasing capacity to Melbourne Tullamarine this winter in an apparent response to rising demand following rival AirAsia X’s move to Melbourne Avalon…..