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Qantas plans to launch seasonal weekly Brisbane-Broome service

Qantas plans to launch weekly Brisbane-Broome seasonal service from 11-Jun-2017 to 27-Aug-2017, with the service to operate with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, as per a 04-May-2016

Rockhampton Airport reportedly considering proposal to manage new airport in Capricorn Coast

Rockhampton Regional Council stated a Japanese developer proposed developing a new regional airport in Capricorn Coast, Queensland capable of handling corporate jets and charter services

Qantas named most attractive employer in Australia

Qantas was awarded (05-May-2017) Australia’s most desirable place to work and top employer in the Randstad Awards. It is also the fourth year in a

Perth Airport-Forrestfield Link project progressing well

Perth Airport’s Forrestfield-Airport Link reported (05-May-2017) works are underway across all four major construction sites in preparation for tunnelling works which are scheduled to commence

Jetstar Group: Jetstar Japan well placed to capture growth and be larger than Jetstar Australia

Jetstar Group announced (05-May-2017) Jetstar Japan is well placed to capture growth and could ultimately be larger than Jetstar Australia. Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka stated

TTF: Time to invest in Australia’s tourism and transport sectors

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) urged (05-May-2017) the Australian Federal Government to recognise the importance of Australia’s tourism and transport sectors and support their growth with continued

Air New Zealand opens new Melbourne lounge

Air New Zealand announced (08-May-2017) it will welcome customers into its larger new-look lounge at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport from 09-May-2017. Located on the ground floor of

Air New Zealand opens reservations for Christchurch-Hong Kong

Air New Zealand opened reservations for codeshare service on Christchurch-Hong Kong route, operated by Cathay Pacific from 01-Dec-2017 (Airline Route, 04-May-2017). Cathay Pacific is the

Fijian Tourism 2021 plan designed to address key issues of tourism in Fiji

Fiji‘s tourism development plan has been promoted with the launch of the Fijian Tourism 2021 plan which is designed to address key issues for development of

Fiji Airways plans to upgrade five Boeing 737s to Boeing 737 MAX 8

Fiji Airways plans to upgrade five Boeing 737s to Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft from 2018 (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, 04-May-2017). Fiji Airways CEO and MD Andre Viljoen

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