Queenstown Airport names new CEO

An aerial view of the expanded international terminal at Queenstown Airport. (Queenstown Airport Corporation)

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has appointed a qualified lawyer and aviation veteran as its new chief executive. Colin Keel, who previously worked for American Airlines, Qantas and rail freight operator Aurizon, will take up his new position on June 1, Queenstown Airport said on Thursday. In … [Read more...]

Virgin Australia plans return to Vanuatu

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

Virgin Australia is returning to Vanuatu after a five-month absence. The Australian carrier's first flight to Port Vila since suspending service to the popular tourist destination in January due to concerns about the runway is planned for May 23. Virgin will fly three times a week between Brisbane and Port … [Read more...]