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Virgin Australia confirms Melbourne – Hong Kong flights

Mar 21, 2017 No Comments by

Virgin Australia has announced its new Hong Kong flights will operate non-stop from Melbourne Tullamarine airport. The flights are scheduled to commence from 05 July 2017 initially five times weekly in collaboration with the HNA Group of airlines such as Hong Kong Airlines. VA will use two-class configured Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Virgin’s arrival on this […]

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Virgin Australia confirms flights to Hong Kong

Feb 17, 2017 No Comments by

Virgin Australia has confirmed it will operate Airbus A330 services from Australia to Hong Kong starting in middle of 2017. It has not yet been announced from which Australian city these new services will operate from at this time. Flights will be operated in collaboration with the airlines of VA shareholder HNA Aviation Group. These […]

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QANTAS resumes Beijing flights

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments by

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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Singapore Airlines launches new Sydney – Jakarta flights

Sep 28, 2016 No Comments

Singapore Airlines has announced it will launch new services from Singapore to Sydney via Jakarta, Indonesia. The new flights will take effect from 23 November 2016 and will operate thrice weekly using two class Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft. The airlines will have full traffic rights on all sectors including the Indonesia Australia sector. The Sydney […]

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QANTAS set to close Brisbane call centre on 14 June 2016

Feb 25, 2016 No Comments

The QANTAS call centre in Brisbane is set to close on 14 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. They have been left without any concrete date for closure for quite some time. The closure of the […]

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Air Canada announces daily Brisbane services

Dec 21, 2015 No Comments

Air Canada’s previously announced thrice weekly services from Vancouver to Brisbane, scheduled to start 01 June 2016, will be boosted to daily services from 17 June 2016. Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines, said customer response to Air Canada’s announcement of the only non-stop flights between Canada and Brisbane had been very positive. “As a result, […]

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American Airlines announces Auckland services

Nov 11, 2015 No Comments

American Airlines has confirmed it will resume services to New Zealand from June 2016. In a joint press conference in Wellington, American and QANTAS announced a new daily service from Los Angeles to Auckland using American Airlines’ 787-8 aircraft. The two carriers collaborate already collaborate under a “Joint Business Agreement” on Trans-Pacific services. Air New […]

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Melbourne QANTAS Call Centre Closes

Jun 16, 2015 No Comments

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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Jetstar launches 787 Gold Coast – China service

May 05, 2015 No Comments

Effective 29 September 2015, Jetstar Airways (JQ) will add Wuhan (WUH), China to its international network. The low cost carrier, wholly owned by QANTAS, will fly twice weekly from the Gold Coast/Coolangatta Airport to Wuhan using two-class 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Flights are scheduled every Tuesday and Saturday. The Travel Daily Australia  (05 May 15)reports that the […]

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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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