Virgin Australia adds Tamworth

Mar 05, 2015 No Comments by

Virgin Australia will add Tamworth to its Australian domestic network from 25 May 2015. The carrier will fly from Sydney to Tamworth six times weekly with ATR-72 aircraft. The Sydney – Tamworth market is presently served exclusively by QANTAS Link services. Virgin Australia’s entry into this market will effectively end a monopoloy on this route.

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Unhappy flyers with new QANTAS domestic fare structure

Feb 18, 2015 No Comments by

The new simplified  QANTAS fare domestic fare structure which went into effect today 18 February hasn’t exactly gone to plan . The new system which involves three fare “buckets” comprised of “Red E-Deals” restricted fares and “Flex” flexibile fares for the Economy cabin as well as Business Class fares. The new structure now has more […]

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QANTAS increases new Brisbane – Narita services to daily

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments by

QANTAS will offer daily services from Brisbane to Tokyo Narita from 01 August. The carrier previously announced four times weekly services from Brisbane with the remaining three weekly services to Narita unallocated at the time of the announcement. There was the possibility of these going to another Australian city, however they will be allocated to […]

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ALITALIA adds Seoul and Shanghai

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments

ALITALIA formally announces the resumption of services to South Korea and China as part of its plan, under new majority shareholder Etihad Airways, to expand its intercontinental network. Effective 01 May 2015, ALITALIA will add thrice weekly non-stop service from Milan Malpensa to Shanghai Pu Dong using three class Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The carrier is […]

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Gloves are off for QANTAS cabin crew

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS cabin crew are being reminded that disposable gloves are not to be warn during service delivery via a company communication. The communication warns of the consequences for crew not complying with the recommendations. It informs that the Onboard Manager is to remove the crew member from the service if they insist on wearing gloves. […]

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QANTAS resumes Vancouver seasonal flights

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS will resume seasonal services to Vancouver for both the northern summer and winter. There will be a total of 33 return services comprised of 13 services during June/July and an extended winter schedule of 20 return services December-January. The flights will once again be operated by 3 Class 747-400s. Vancouver schedule: 20 June to […]

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Cathay Pacific adds Dusseldorf to its network

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

Cathay Pacific will further expand its European network with the addition of Dusseldorf, Germany from 01 Sep 2015. The carrier will operate four non-stop weekly services using Boeing 777-300ERs configured in four classes of service. Cathay has recently added Manchester to its network and will soon resume services to Zurich, Switzerland. Dusseldorf will be the […]

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Etihad adds second daily flight to Melbourne

Dec 22, 2014 No Comments

Etihad Airways will increase capacity and services to Melbourne, Australia with the addition of a second daily flight from its Abu Dhabi hub. Effective 02 August 2015, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will add a Boeing 777-300ER configured in three classes on the Abu Dhabi – Melbourne segment. This flight will complement […]

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ALITALIA: new livery, new uniforms, new planes for 2015

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments

Etihad Airways, a 49% majority stakeholder in ALITALIA, is preparing Italy’s national carrier for some major changes in 2015. ALITALIA’s livery which had a relatively minor modification in 2004 is set for a new look which will be revealed in May 2015. Sources close to the airline have suggested there are the iconic stylised “A” […]

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Jetstar International adds new routes

Dec 17, 2014 No Comments

According to Travel Daily (Australia) Jetstar International will add a new non-stop thrice weekly service from Cains to Bali (Denpasar) effective 31 March 2015. Furthemore, the wholly-owned QANTAS Group subsidiary airline will add a four times weekly Melbourne Tullamarine – Wellington service from 30 March 2015 Domestically, the carrier will resume non-stop Gold Coast – Perth services […]

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