Wednesday April 23, 2014

Avalon cuts fees to stimulate traffic

Avalon cuts fees to stimulate traffic

Avalon Airport has dramatically cut its landing fees in a bid to stimulate activity. Landing fees for airliners and corporate jets are being cut by 15 per cent, while light aircraft landing fees will be cut from $100 to $30. Charter aircraft landing fees... [Continue reading]

Construction to begin as soon as 2016 on a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek?

Construction to begin as soon as 2016 on a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek?

The federal government has confirmed Badgerys Creek as the site of a new, second airport for Sydney, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss announced today. “The government has confirmed that... [Continue reading]

MoU signed for Avalon Int’l expansion

MoU signed for Avalon Int’l expansion

An MoU has been signed between the owners of Avalon Airport, Linfox Group, and HNA Group Hainan Airlines to commence international services into Avalon. The MoU, signed on the sidelines of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s trade mission to China, commits... [Continue reading]

Napthine promises Melbourne Airport rail link

Napthine promises Melbourne Airport rail link

Victorian premier Denis Napthine has promised a Coalition state government will build a rail link to Melbourne Airport if it is re-elected in November. Dr Napthine said May’s state budget would include funding for plans for the rail link which would... [Continue reading]

Qantas to fly PER-AKL again next summer

Qantas to fly PER-AKL again next summer

Qantas has confirmed it will again operate seasonal services between Perth and Auckland again next summer following the success of a similar seasonal service last summer. The airline said it would utilise A330s which are normally laid up on weekends to... [Continue reading]

Qantas opens new Hong Kong lounge

Qantas opens new Hong Kong lounge

Qantas today opened the doors to its new Qantas Hong Kong Lounge. The airline says the new multi-million dollar lounge seats 300 guests, has 12 showers, a family zone and a “flexible working area”, and delivers on Qantas’ ongoing commitment to creating... [Continue reading]

Aviation Australia to expand at BNE

Aviation Australia has signed a new long term lease Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) to develop a new 4,450 sqm facility near its existing facilities at the airport. Due for completion in 2015, the new building will comprise a two-level corporate office,... [Continue reading]

Tigerair launches Sydney to Whitsunday services

Tigerair launches Sydney to Whitsunday services

Tigerair Australia launched its new service between Sydney and Whitsunday Coast Airport on April 1. The three-times-a-week service is the only direct service between the two ports, and offers 56,000 seats a year on the route. “We have witnessed... [Continue reading]

SQ celebrates 30 years in Adelaide

SQ celebrates 30 years in Adelaide

Singapore Airlines today marked its 30th anniversary of flying to and from Adelaide with a water cannon salute and an event to thank local tourism and travel operators. The anniversary marks the airline’s first service to Adelaide in March 1984 with... [Continue reading]

BNE releases draft master plan for comment

BNE releases draft master plan for comment

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has released its Preliminary Draft Master Plan for the future development of the airport for public comment. Brisbane Airport says the plan, which encompasses up to $2.5 billion of investment in the airport’s infrastructure... [Continue reading]

Qantas opens expanded Broome Regional Lounge

Qantas opens expanded Broome Regional Lounge

Qantas has opened its new Regional Lounge at Broome Airport in response to what it says is growing demand for premium air travel to and from the region. The airline says the new expanded lounge offers improved facilities for passengers. “With thousands... [Continue reading]

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