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Newcastle Williamtown Airport commenced a AUD850,000 (USD636,102) terminal upgrade project to include enhanced security, customs and immigration facilities in preparation for international service (Daily Telegraph/Newcastle Herald, 01-May-2017).
Fiji Airways revised planned twice weekly Nadi-Adelaide service, set to commence on 30-Jun-2017 (Routes Online, 28-Apr-2017). From 29-Oct-2017 the frequency will reduce to weekly, except between 01-Dec-2017 and
Qantas announced (28-Apr-2017) the opening of the new Qantas Regional Lounge at Coffs Harbour Airport. The new lounge is 25% larger than the previous lounge,
Enga Provincial Government Governor Sir Peter Ipatas presented (28-Apr-2017) a PGK250,000 (USD78,198) cheque to Link PNG, a subsidiary company of Air Niugini, as part of the
New Zealand Government Acting Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner announced (27-Apr-2017) tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continued to grow in 2017. Data from the
Regional Express (Rex) warned (28-Apr-2017) against the Federal Government’s new ruling on professional work visas advising it will gravely affect essential air services to regional
Qantas Airways announced (28-Apr-2017) it is the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand
Qantas share price soared nearly 4.5% on 27-Apr-2017 after Macquarie Group analysts suggested the carrier had room for AUD500 million (USD373.4 million) a year in share-buy
Qantas announced (27-Apr-2017) the launch of the third series of its ‘Feels Like Home’ brand campaign on 30-Apr-2017. Qantas group executive for brand, marketing and corporate