Archive for November, 2013

Virgin Australia challenged over $350m capital raising

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments by

As reported in today’s breaking news Travel Daily (22NOV13), The Australian Government’s Takeovers Panel has confirmed it is has received an application  challenging the AUD 350 million dollar capital raising. The panel is concerned that the rights issue “ ”has been structured in a way that has the effect of concentrating the control of Air New […]

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Perth to get Emirates A380 flights

Nov 20, 2013 No Comments by

Emirates has confirmed it will finally launch Airbus A380 services to Perth effective 01MAR14. One of the thrice daily 777 DXB-PER services will be A380. EK had intended to launch A380 services to PER much earlier however delays in the airport infrastructure to handle this aircraft type meant Brisbane received the A380 service instead. This […]

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Jetstar commences 787 DreamLiner services

Nov 13, 2013 No Comments by

Jetstar will commence domestic passenger flights today, 13 November with its 787-8 Dreamliner. Flight JQ 432 will leave Melbourne Tullamarine at 1100 arriving at the Gold Coast at 1205. The 787 arrived on 09 October and has been performing a series of route proving flights primarily from Melbourne to Cairns and the Gold Coast. For the next […]

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Air New Zealand 787-9 to fly Auckland – Perth

Nov 07, 2013 No Comments

Air New Zealand has today confirmed that its first 787-9 Dreamliner will be deployed between Auckland and Perth starting later 2014. This was announced by Air New Zealand’s CEO Mr Christopher Luxon. The aircraft will be configured in a three class lay out with 18 new generation lie-flat Business Premier seats, 21 in Premium Economy […]

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