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2012-05-31 02:20:17

SYDNEY, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has renewed its sponsorship of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame until June 2015. The three-year extension of the sponsorship, which commenced in July 2009, will see the airline continue to support Sport Australia Hall of Fame's work to promote outstanding sporting achievement in Australia and inspire future generations. As the major sponsor of the Sport Australia...

2012-01-13 20:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- G'DAY USA, the biggest annual celebration of all things Australian, is launching this week around the country. Qantas Airways -- Australia's premier airline -- is kicking off the festivities by offering travelers huge savings with their "Destination Australia" fare sale offering departures starting from $549* each way, based on round trip purchase, in International Economy on select flights between Los Angeles and Australian cities, with...

2011-07-18 11:28:00

Air service development mission trip highlights new QANTAS service, business and tourism between Australia and Texas BRISBANE, Australia, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport CEO Jeff Fegan and a delegation of high level Dallas/Fort Worth area civic and business leaders are in Australia on a weeklong mission to promote the Airport and the DFW region to Australian audiences. The Premier of Queensland, Anna Maria Bligh, greeted the delegation this morning at...

2010-01-08 09:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- G'DAY USA, the annual celebration of all things Australian, is launching next week around the country. Qantas Airways, Australia's premier airline, is kicking off the festivities by offering travelers huge savings with 40% off year-round Economy & Premium Economy and up to 60% off Business airfares on select flights between key U.S. and Australian cities. These special fares, which must be booked by January 26, 2010, are valid on flights departing New...

2008-10-08 15:00:26

By RASMUSSEN, Warwick; FEEK, Belinda FLIGHT CUTS Hamilton-Sydney and Hamilton-Gold Coast flights to be cut from March 29. The only international flights will be to and from Brisbane. Air NZ says the cuts are driven by low demand and competition from Auckland. Hamilton-Sydney flights averaging 47 per cent occupancy for the past four months. Remaining Hamilton- Brisbane flights will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays from March 29. TURBULENT HISTORY 1995 August: Kiwi Air launched...

2008-10-06 09:00:34

Pacific Blue, the New Zealand-based subsidiary of Australian airline Virgin Blue, has announced that it will launch direct flights between Brisbane, Australia, and the Solomon Islands on December 2, 2008. The airline has also announced that it will add three extra seasonal flights each week between Wellington, New Zealand, and Brisbane, effective December 1, 2008. Pacific Blue will fly direct between Brisbane and the Solomon Islands twice a week with connections available from Perth,...

2008-09-22 03:00:20

Text of report by News Corp-owned Australian general news daily Courier-Mail website on 22 September More than 20 flights have been grounded at Brisbane Airport's domestic terminal this afternoon [local time is gmt plus 10] after an apparent breach of security in the departures zone. Sources at the airport said security had been breached at the Qantas screening area and that the top floor of the terminal was being cleared of passengers. Twenty-four flights have been suspended and passengers...

2008-09-19 09:00:26

Pacific Blue Airlines, the New Zealand-based subsidiary of Australian airline Virgin Blue, has announced that it will launch 11 direct flights a week between Australia and Indonesia from December 1, 2008. The airline will launch direct services from the Australian ports of Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth to Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia, subject to regulatory approval. The Bali flights will mark the first time the Virgin Blue Group will operate direct international flights from both Adelaide...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

Etihad to codeshare with malaysia airlines Etihad Airways is to extend further its expanding global network by providing its customers with greater access to destinations in Asia, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines. Under the deal, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two- letter 'EY' code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and the popular islands of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Langkawi....

2008-09-12 03:00:16

Virgin Blue Airlines has announced that it will launch a new seasonal direct service between Brisbane and Launceston, effective December 15, 2008. The airline said that it will use one of its new Embraer E-jets to operate the route following the scheduled arrival of more aircraft direct from Brazil in November 2008. Virgin Blue currently operates four daily direct flights from Launceston to Melbourne and a daily direct flight between Launceston and Sydney with connecting flights to other...