Category Archives: News

  • Meet Toby The Friendly Tiger Chatbot Of Tigerair Australia

    Media News20/09/2017 Tigerair Australia has announced its charming new social media platform featuring its friendly mascot Toby, who is now a Facebook Messenger chatbot. Those who have a Facebook account now will be pleased. They will be now have the ability to... READ MORE
  • Government Seeking Comments On National Airports Safeguarding Framework

    News13/09/2017 The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is engaging in consultation on two Draft Guidelines forming part of the National Airports Safeguarding Framework (NASF). The NASF evolved from the work of the National Airport Safeguarding Advisory Group (NASAG). Governments agreed... READ MORE
  • Considerations When Flying During Natural Disasters

    Events News11/09/2017 Natural disasters present a major problem for airlines. Compelling footage released in April showed an Air New Zealand plane landing during a cyclone. With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma currently having devastating effects in the United States, how exactly must pilots... READ MORE
  • A Look At No-Fly Zones Over North Korea

    Media News04/09/2017 After North Korea dropped an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on the location an Air France flight passed 10 minutes earlier, the airline appropriately expanded its no-fly zone over the rogue state. This week, it was found North Korea exploded its... READ MORE
  • Has Sydney Airport Parking Reached a Peak?

    News31/08/2017 In August, Sydney Airport released figures indicating its lowest growth in parking fee revenues in at least five years. In the first half of 2017, revenue from Sydney Airport parking grew to about $77 million (which was 2.2 percent growth).... READ MORE
  • IATA Announces Strong Growth for Airlines

    News23/08/2017 More optimism is on the horizon for the aviation industry, with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announcing that airlines are globally experiencing faster growth in more than a decade. IATA's chief executive, Alexandre de Juniac, commented that "A brighter... READ MORE
  • New Zealand’s ‘Airport of the Future’

    Media News17/08/2017 Rising demand for aviation services in New Zealand led to a multi-billion dollar government investment to create an "airport of the future" in Auckland, the country's largest city. In early 2018, the design concept plans for this anticipated airport improvement... READ MORE
  • Western Sydney Airport Contract to be Awarded Next Year

    News16/08/2017 According to the government-owned Western Sydney Airport (WSA) Corporation, a works contract will be awarded next year for the development of Sydney's second airport. This contract will involve a two stage process. First, companies must submit an expression of interest.... READ MORE
  • The Rise of Aviation in Vanuatu

    News10/08/2017 Our colleagues over in Vanuatu have much to look forward to over the next coming weeks with new upgrades to their airports. In 2016, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia cancelled services to the small Asia-Pacific nation. They cited safety... READ MORE
  • The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat

    Events News04/08/2017 "This is the case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat," wrote a U.S. judge late last month. "As many have no doubt noticed, aircraft seats and the spacing between them have been getting smaller and smaller, while American passengers have... READ MORE
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