Qantas reveals its first upgraded A380 as aircraft operates London-Singapore-Sydney scheduled service after its Dresden makeover

Passengers waiting to board QF002 on Monday night in London were hit by a two hour departure delay. The Qantas flight from London to Sydney…..

Fiji Airways to expand in Los Angeles and Sydney and its new A350s will provide additional premium seating

Fiji Airways plans to add premium capacity to Los Angeles and Sydney after it takes delivery of two Airbus A350-900s in late 2019. Capacity on…..

Video of the week – NDC and fares distribution: empowering agents

“NDC is like Brexit,” says Peter Muller, international board director at global travel management services specialist ATPI. “We know its coming, we know we have…..

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…..

Video of the week – Australia Pacific Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit: industry perspectives

The South Pacific aviation market has enjoyed relatively benign operating conditions in the last couple of years, allowing the region’s carriers to record some of…..

Qantas sees revenue growth opportunities despite capacity slowdown – observations from CEO Alan Joyce

Qantas is nearing its “most exciting year,” as the carrier reaches its centenary, and he says the carrier, according to its CEO Alan Joyce and…..

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…..

New route opportunities – ultra-long haul markets are being opened up by next generation aircraft

Qantas’ Group CEO Alan Joyce has said the Perth-London service commenced in 2018 has demonstrated there is “amazing demand” for non-stop services to Europe and…..