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Fiji Airways adds Adelaide flights

Dec 21, 2016 No Comments by

Fiji Airways has just announced it will operate flights to Adelaide which will become the carrier’s fourth Australian station after Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Effective 30 June 2017, the airline will commence non-stop twice weekly Nadi (NAN) – Adelaide (ADL) using two class configured 737 aircraft. “We’re delighted to launch our fourth Australian route, which […]

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Singapore Airlines not going ahead with Sydney-Jakarta flights

Nov 09, 2016 No Comments by

Singapore Airlines is delaying the launch of non-stop Sydney – Jakarta services which were meant to start on 26 November 2016. In a press release to Australian travel agents, the carrier states: “SIA had earlier announced that it planned to launch new three-times-weekly Singapore-Jakarta-Sydney flights on 23 November 2016. The Indonesian civil aviation authorities had […]

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Lufthansa interested in ALITALIA

Oct 18, 2016 No Comments by

Lufthansa is in talks with ALITALIA about possible collaboration and investment. According to a report from Italy’s Il Messaggero (18 October 2016), the German carrier will meet with both ALITALIA and Etihad management to discuss how the Lufthansa Group will be involved. Italy’s national carrier is still struggling even with Etihad’s 49% stake. The carrier is […]

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QANTAS resumes Beijing flights

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments

QANTAS has announced it will resumed daily service to Beijing’s “Capital Airport” (PEK) from 25 January 2017. The carrier last served Beijing in 2009. The daily A330 service will be operated non-stop from Sydney in collaboration with code-share partner China Eastern Airlines (MU). This service will be in addition to QANTAS’s daily A330 service from […]

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

Jun 10, 2016 No Comments

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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ALITALIA new livery, new brand and new uniform uniform revealed on 04 June

May 07, 2015 No Comments

ALITALIA’s new look, powered by majority stakeholder is set to be revealed on 04 June 2015 in Rome. The airline will adopt a new livery as well as new uniforms for all staff. ALITALIA’s livery which had a relatively minor modification in 2004 will apparently still retain the Italian “tri-colour” of green, white, red. It is […]

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QANTAS resumes Perth – Singapore services

Apr 17, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS will resume flights between Perth and Singapore which were suspended in May 2014. The carrier will use two class Boeing 737-800 aircraft five times weekly from 26 June. The Perth – Singapore market is also served four times daily with wide body 777/330 aircraft by Singapore Airlines, twice daily with Jetstar Asia A320s and […]

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Jetstar Australia/NZ inaccuracies with cabin crew pay

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments

Jetstar Australia and New Zealand cabin crew, or “Team Members” as the wholly owned QANTAS subsidiary airline designates them, have been sent letters about inaccuracies relating to their remuneration. Essentially it relates to staff having been underpaid for work already undertaken. This letter, signed by the Head of HR Transformation, is being sent to staff […]

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Virgin Australia goes “all inclusive” on domestic flights

Apr 15, 2015 No Comments

Effective today 15 April 2015, the domestic product and service disparity between Virgin Australia and its rival QANTAS will greatly narrow. Virgin Australia will now include food, checked baggage and entertainment on all domestic Australian services. Previously, Virgin Australia still offer “low cost carrier” attributes on domestic services such as additional charges for check luggage […]

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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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