Boeing 787 services to launch on new Pacific route from July 2016.
AIR New Zealand ceo Christopher Luxon said yesterday the airline is very pleased with its first quarter performance, with the business “on target to exceed profit of NZ$400 million for the first half of this financial year”.
WOTIF Group will hold onto the travel.com.au arm of its business, for now keeping the iconic domain name active on a platform that mirrors sister brands Wotif.
JETSTAR has today announced a new route from Auckland to the Cook Islands capital of Rarotonga, with a new three-times weekly service commencing from 22 Mar subject to government approval.
COVER-MORE Travel Insurance this morning confirmed the low Aussie dollar “continues to affect outbound travel volumes”.
ALL Nippon Airways is now in BSP for the Australian market, with the Star Alliance member confirming the appointment of The Walshe Group as its GSA for Australia and NZ, as revealed by Travel Daily (18 Sep).
Show doubles in size in its third year.
SHORT-TERM visitor arrivals figures released today by the ABS saw Hong Kong wrest away the mantle from China as Australia’s fastest growing inbound source market, posting a 14.8% jump in arrivals, compared to its mainland neighbour at 12.7%.
NEXT year’s Travel Industry Exhibition will expand to two cities, with the event to take place in both Sydney and Melbourne (TD breaking news).
EMIRATES president & ceo Tim Clark has flagged the potential of the Dubai-based carrier flying to secondary cities in Australia as part of the next stage of its alliance with partner Qantas.