2017 May

Lihir Island Airport faces suspension due to ongoing dispute with landowners

Lihir Island Airport landowners threatened to suspend airport operations indefinitely following failed attempts at resolving compensation demands with the airport operator (Papua New Guinea Today,

Fiji Airways and the Fiji National University establish the Fiji Aviation Academy

Fiji Airways and the Fiji National University announced plans to establish the Fiji Aviation Academy leading to commercial pilot licences and certification (Fiji Times, 30-May-2017). Fiji National University

Airline contracts are evolving past simple flight pricing

To continue being competitive in the corporate market, airlines are being pushed to include more in their contracts than ever before. The demand for additional

Air New Zealand to add 3500 seats over five weeks on the strength of New Zealand rugby

Air New Zealand announced (30-May-2017) it will operate additional flights to regional towns and cities in response to strong customer demand during the New Zealand

Revenue and Growth – The upside for Sales and Account Management from understanding Procurement

How well do you understand and work with your stakeholders? I’m not talking about your colleagues or management team, I’m focusing specifically on procurement as

Aerocare marks two years of SilkAir Cairns service

Aerocare marked (30-May-2017) the second anniversary of SilkAir‘s Cairns service. Aerocare has supported the airline at Cairns Airport since May-2015.

American Airlines adjusts equipment for Los Angeles–Auckland

American Airlines adjusted operational equipment for Los Angeles–Auckland route, originally scheduled with Boeing 787-9 aircraft (Routes Online, 30-May-2017). Daily service will instead operate with Boeing 787-8

Norwegian roams into Italy’s long-haul market to add to Alitalia’s woes

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is to expand its transatlantic network with the addition of long-haul flights from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The airline will

Wellington Airport to utilise Skyfii data collection and analysis platform

Wellington Airport signed (20-May-2017) an agreement with Skyfii to collect and analyse passenger’s behaviour to better optimise terminal facilities, retail offerings and marketing info. The one

Jetgo Australia increases Albury-Brisbane frequency

Jetgo Australia, via its official Facebook page, announced (30-May-2017) the addition of an Albury-Brisbane frequency to its scheduled service. Commencing 22-Jul-2017, the additional frequency will result

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