Archive for June, 2016

Asiana Airlines to offer non-stop flights to Sicily

Jun 21, 2016 No Comments by

Asiana Airlines will expand its Italian network from early 2017. The South Korean carrier plans to add non-stop flights from Seoul Incheon (ICN) to Palermo Punta Raisi Airport (PMO) in Sicily. This will be the first time an Asian carrier has offered scheduled flights to the Mediterranean’s largest island. Anthony Barbagallo, from Sicily’s tourism commission […]

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QANTAS Brisbane call centre closes

Jun 13, 2016 No Comments by

The QANTAS call centre in Brisbane will close today, 13 June 2016, meaning Hobart will be the sole call centre located in Australia for the airline. Approximately 150 remaining staff are affected by this closure when it was flagged. The closure of the Camberwell based Melbourne call centre  occurred on 16 June 2015, employed around […]

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Air New Zealand sells Virgin Australia stake to China’s Nanshan Group

Jun 10, 2016 No Comments by

Air New Zealand has sold a 19.98% stake  it holds in Virgin Australia to China’s Nanshan Group. This in effect offloads virtually most of Air NZ’s stake in Virgin Australia as reported in The Australian (10 June 2016). Under the deal, which remains subject to regulatory approvals, the shares have been sold at a value of AUD […]

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