Archive for June, 2015

Jetstar Hong Kong has its wings permanently clipped

Jun 25, 2015 No Comments by

Alan Joyce’s flawed “pan Asia” strategy has hit another road block with Hong Kong’s Air Transport Licence board rejecting Jetstar Hong Kong’s appeal to to obtain a licence. It would seem with this setback the fledgling start up will only ever be a “paper airline”. In their ruling, the authority issued this statement on 25 […]

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Malaysia Airlines set to suspend Brisbane flights

Jun 24, 2015 No Comments by

Malaysia Airlines is set to suspend its daily Kuala Lumpur – Brisbane services. According to airline reservation systems/GDS all services from 09 August are closed for sale in all cabins. According to local sources the carrier is also set to close its Brisbane office. The Malaysian flag carrier has signaled it would undertake significant cuts […]

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Melbourne QANTAS Call Centre Closes

Jun 16, 2015 No Comments by

The QANTAS call centre in Melbourne, one of three operating in Australia, will formally close today 16 June 2015. The call centre in Brisbane is scheduled to close sometime in mid 2016. Hobart will be the sole call centre located in Australia for the airline. The closure of the Melbourne call centre which employs around […]

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United may take two A380s

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

United is set to take two “white tailed” A380s on a trial basis. According to reports from Aviation News USA, these A380s are from the cancelled Skymark Japan order.  The report further suggests that if the trial is succesful, United may take further A380s from leasing company Amedeo which has 20 confirmed orders for the type. Talks […]

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