Virgin Australia takes off for Hong Kong

Virgin Australia flight VA87 has taken off from Melbourne bound for Hong Kong, marking the start of what chief executive John Borghetti describes as the airline's Asian expansion. The flight, operated by Airbus A330-200 VH-XFD, pushed back from the gate at about 0940 Wednesday morning, taking off on Runway … [Read more...]

Sydney to host 2018 IATA annual general meeting

The IATA AGM is coming to Sydney in June 2018.

Sydney will play host to some 1,000 aviation executives and international media after being named as the venue for the 2018 International Air Transport Association (IATA) annual general meeting. The annual gathering of the airlines’ industry body will be held on June 3-5 2018, IATA announced at the 2016 … [Read more...]