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Virgin Australia announces ATR72 routes

Virgin Australia (IATA:DJ) has announced the first routes for its new ATR72 turboprop aircraft, to be operated by Skywest Airlines. The new flights will begin on 31st October. The aircraft will fly on Brisbane – Gladstone : Twice daily (No DJ service at present) Brisbane – Port Macquarie : Daily (No DJ service at present) […]

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Why Royal Brunei’s Route Cuts Make Sense

 Royal Brunei Airlines (IATA:BI) yesterday announced plans for drastic cuts in its route network. The airline will be cancelling services to a majority of its long haul destinations, of which most are from the Australasian region.  The destinations to be cut from the network include Auckland, New Zealand, effective 30th October Brisbane, Australia, effective 28th […]

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Strategic Applies to the DoT for Flights to USA

Australian charter and scheduled passenger airline Strategic Airlines has applied to the US Department of Transportation (DoT) for permission to operate flights between Australia, the USA and a third country. The airline has stated that it plans to launch a route connecting Brisbane with Honolulu in Hawaii. The airline will be leasing an Airbus A330-200 […]

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ANZ and Virgin Australia Announce Joint Network Plans

 Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, which late last year received approval for a trans-Tasman joint network, has announced that the joint operations will commence from Winter 2011 ( effective 30th October ).  The two airlines will be connecting each others domestic points with ANZ operating 70% of the trans-Tasman flights and Virgin Australia ( […]

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Qantas to launch Dallas, cancels SFO

 Qantas Airways today announced that it will be launching new flights to Dallas, from Sydney, marking one of the most important route launches to the Texas airport in recent times. The new route would operate four times a week.     The route starts on 16 May 2011 and will be the world’s third longest nonstop […]

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