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Airbus Group Australia Pacific acting VP for fixed wing Martin Ball confirmed (29-May-2017) New Zealand and Australia based MRO organisation Safe Air will be renamed
Qantas provided (29-May-2017) a network update, covering additional and expanded codeshare arrangements with Fiji Airways. Qantas will add its code to Fiji Airways’ twice weekly
New Zealand‘s Ngai Te Rangi chief executive Paora Stanley proposed consolidating Tauranga Airport, Whakatane Airport and Rotorua Airport into one major airport at Paengaroa that
Hobart Airport completed (28-May-2017) the northern extension of its runway, as part of the AUD38 million (USD28 million) runway extension project. The next and final
Pacific Air Express issued (26-May-2017) a request to Australia‘s International Air Services Commission seeking an allocation of unlimited freight capacity on the Brisbane-Guangzhou route. The proposed service
Air New Zealand announced (26-May-2017) it will operate 52 additional one-way services to Auckland and Dunedin during Mar-2018, to assist with increased demand as a result of
Australia‘s Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) welcomed (25-May-2017) the Tasmanian Governments announcement of tourism funding within its 2017-18 Budget. TTF CEO Margy Osmond, congratulated the Hodgman Government on delivering
Australia‘s Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester commented (26-May-2017) on the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics’ most recent International Airline Activity report,
Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reports (26-May-2017) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia for 2016: Passengers: 37.6 million, +7.9% year-on-year;