Samoa Airways has started nonstop flights between Brisbane and Apia with Boeing 737-800s, adding about 14,000 more seats a year on the route.
SITA and Qantas have commenced a trial at Brisbane Airport where passengers will be able to use their mobile phone and face to board the aircraft or use the lounge.
Virgin Australia says it has operated 195 flights out of Brisbane Airport with a blend of traditional jet fuel and aviation biofuel delivered via the airport’s regular fuel system.
Once fully operational in 2020, Brisbane Airport’s new parallel runway will effectively double its current capacity.
Brisbane Airport says taxiways linking the new runway with the domestic and international terminals and the rest of the airfield have been completed.