Emirates adds Mexico City to its network

Mar 14, 2018 No Comments by

Emirates will add Mexico City to its network according to reports from Mexican media. The UAE carrier plans to add daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona El Prat Airport. It will have full traffic rights between Barcelona and Mexico City. The last time non-stop services was offered between these two cities was […]

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QANTAS to reconfigure six A330-200s to international standard

Mar 08, 2018 No Comments by

QANTAS will further reconfigure six of its “domestic” Airbus A330-200 aircraft to international standards. The aircraft, which are already configured with the new Business Class, will feature an additional toilet providing two dedicated lavatories in this cabin. This aligns with the larger Airbus A330-300 Business Class configuration. The aircraft will have a total of 27 […]

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QANTAS First Class service to Asia resumes

Mar 03, 2018 No Comments by

After an almost five year hiatus, QANTAS will once again offer a First Class service to Singapore from tomorrow, 04 March 2018 with the resumption of A380 operated flights from Sydney. When the A380 flights to London were re-routed via Dubai as a consequence of the Emirates alliance, it also signaled the end of First […]

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American Airlines and QANTAS file new application with US DOT

Feb 27, 2018 No Comments

American Airlines and QANTAS have filed a new application with the United States Department of Transport (DOT) seeking approval to form a joint business agreement (JBA) for services between North America and Australia/New Zealand. The US DOT in 2016 requested a “show cause order” that rejected the proposed QF-AA agreement. The two carriers subsequently withdrew […]

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Emirates adds daily Dubai-Bali-Auckland service

Feb 19, 2018 No Comments

Emirates is set to add a new flight from Dubai to Auckland, New Zealand via Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia effective 14 June 2018. The new service will be operated with three-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Emirates will have full traffic rights between Bali and Auckland meaning it can sell tickets for these city pairs. It will be […]

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QANTAS Emirates Alliance set to be re-authorised for further five years

Feb 16, 2018 No Comments

The alliance between QANTAS and Emirates, which started in 2013, is likely to be re-authorised for a further five years by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In a media release dated 16 February 2018, the ACCC Commissioner Roger Featherson states “that the alliance is likely to continue to result in a range of […]

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QANTAS releases 787 schedules from Brisbane

Jan 30, 2018 No Comments

QANTAS will inaugurate Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner long haul services from 01 September 2018. The carrier’s daily QF15/QF16 Brisbane – Los Angeles flight, presently operated by Boeing 747-400s, will be replaced by the Dreamliner. The 787 will continue from Los Angeles to New York Kennedy Airport as an extension of the QF11/12 flight, also presently operated […]

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Alaska Airlines unveils new services from Everett Paine Field

Jan 17, 2018 No Comments

Alaska Airlines has announced which destinations will be served from Everett’s Paine Field (IATA: PAE) in Washington State, USA. The airline had previously announced its intention to serve Paine Field, home to the Boeing factory where the 747, 777 and 787s are manufactured, however the destinations were unknown. Starting from late 2018, Alaska Airlines will […]

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QantasLink to operate Airbus A320 aircraft

Jan 16, 2018 No Comments

According to a report in Travel Daily Australia (16 January 2018), QantasLink will add two Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet. These aircraft will be transferred from Jetstar Australia to QantasLink, however in the future they will be sourced from the Jetstar Asia order. The Airbus A320 will be operated and maintained by the QANTAS Group wholly-owned […]

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JETGO Airlines to launch Brisbane-Karratha-Singapore services

Dec 12, 2017 No Comments

JETGO Australia will add Karratha and its first international city, Singapore to its network from mid-2018. The regional carrier, with its hub at Brisbane airport, operates scheduled and charter services primarily along Australia’s east coast. This will be the first time the airline will fly scheduled services to Western Australia. City of Karratha Mayor, Peter […]

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