“Pack your patience”: More delays expected as Aussie airports hit post-COVID peak
Australia’s ‘golden triangle’ airports are expecting today to be their busiest day since the global pandemic began, so be sure to pack your extra-large book of sudoku puzzles.
NSW & QLD floods “another hit to consumer confidence” says AFTA CEO as booking rebound slows down
Besides the obvious damage to tourism infrastructure and flight delays, Dean Long said that compounded with the situation in Ukraine, this latest tragedy will have a “flow-on effect” for travel.
Rex to complete ‘Golden Triangle’ of flights next month
Just to clarify, the ‘Golden Triangle’ in this instance is Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and not the prime agricultural land in north-western NSW.
Brisbane Airport flags elements of “great concern” in Queensland’s reopening roadmap
Premier Palaszczuk’s reopening roadmap for Queensland hasn’t gone down too well with the state’s main airport.
Jetstar engine catches fire during take-off after screwdriver tip left in engine
An ATSB investigation has revealed that the pesky little tool was in the plane’s engine for more than 100 flights.
Trans-Tasman bubble breached in Perth, as Brisbane Airport cops its own COVID-19 scare
by Ali Coulton
A Cook Islander has managed to travel to Perth without quarantining, while two travellers from Port Moresby wandered into Brisbane Airport’s common area before testing positive for COVID-19.
YIPPEE! Two-way trans-Tasman bubble finally kicks off
Today is the day, folks! As of midnight last night, the two-way trans-Tasman bubble is FINALLY open! Get the lowdown on NZ flights and tour discounts right here.
Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation
While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.
Alliance Aviation Services announces acquisition “of great strategic value”
The Aussie aviation player also described the acquisition as a “walk in, walk out” transaction. However, that’s not to suggest any bags of cash were handed over.
Virgin christens Brisbane Airport’s second runway as borders reopen
Virgin Australia had first dibs on Brisbane Airport’s new runway last weekend, kicking off a special celebration of Queensland’s aviation history.
Aviation Wrap: More funding for regional airports, Singapore Airlines’ new ANZ transit flights + MORE
Get ready to climb to an altitude of 35,000 feet as you read your way through all the latest aviation news in this week’s wrap.
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