TOURISM & Transport Forum chief Margy Osmond has leant support for Qantas’ mooted tieup with China Eastern which is currently being evaluated by the competition watchdog.
QANTAS will deploy Boeing 737 aircraft between Perth and Singapore when it recommences flights between the cities just over a year after suspending its previous A330 operation on the route (TD breaking news).
QF to once again operate year-round international services from WA capital.
AIR New Zealand’s new Houston route (TD breaking news) will see the carrier finally operate the route first slated five years ago by Continental Airlines (TD 27 May 10), prior to its merger with United Airlines.
THE World Travel Agents Associations Alliance has slammed airline fuel surcharges, with the organisation’s first board meeting for the year (TD 25 Mar) resolving that “fuel surcharges are no longer acceptable for airlines to levy given the many changes to consumer laws and inclusive pricing legislation that are sweeping the globe”.
Up to five weekly Auckland-Houston non-stop services from December.