Port Vila runway surface causes Air NZ to suspend flights and Qantas to end codeshares while Virgin maintains services

A 2009 image of Bauerfield International Airport in Port Vila. (Wikimedia/PetterLundkvist)

Air New Zealand has suspended flights between Auckland and Vanuatu due to concerns over the condition of the runway at Bauerfield International Airport, while Qantas has removed its QF airline code from Air Vanuatu-operated services between Australia and Port Vila. Meanwhile, Virgin Australia continues to … [Read more...]