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Tue 30 Sep 14

VA suspending Abu Dhabi

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scheduled heavy maintenance work across its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft will result in the suspension of Virgin Australia’s flights on the Sydney-Abu Dhabi route from 03 Feb to 10 Apr.

Tue 30 Sep 14

TravelManagers into ATAS

ATAS Travel Managers

TRAVELMANAGERS has reversed its long-held stance questioning the AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme, this morning confirming that “after careful consideration,” the group has applied for and received ATAS accreditation.

Mon 29 Sep 14

P&O launch Flagship Club


Frontline travel agents can earn up to $1,000 cash annually on top of commission in the form of an EFTPOS gift card as part of a new P&O Cruises incentive.

Mon 29 Sep 14

ATAS application success


Travel agents applying for ATAS accreditation have given the online process a 98% satisfaction rating, while 93% are likely to recommend ATAS to others.

Fri 26 Sep 14

TD breaking news – Rob Gurney to head up Emirates in Australasia

Travel Daily

Gurney to replace Bryan Banston effective 01 October.

Fri 26 Sep 14

Walshe reports 2014 profit

The Walshe Group

Southern Travel - the parent of the Walshe Group - has released its 2013/14 financial results, showing an overall profit of NZ$558,000 for the year.

Thu 25 Sep 14

More QF group upgrades

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QANTAS has today launched further enhancements to its new Group Travel website (TD 11 Aug), with agents now able to quote and request group bookings via the site, as well as make payments and ticket groups.

Thu 25 Sep 14

Velocity, KrisFlyer align

Virgin Australia & Singapore Airlines

VIRGIN Australia and Singapore Airlines have announced a “world first” for frequent flyers, under which members of their respective loyalty schemes will be able to interchange miles and points between the programs.

Wed 24 Sep 14

TD breaking news – BYOJet to list on ASX

Travel Daily owner to become majority owner of BYOJet.

Wed 24 Sep 14

Rex trims NSW capacity

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REgional Express has cited two consecutive years of “steep profit declines” as the basis for slashing capacity on marginal routes in NSW from next month and wide ranging job losses.

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