Enterprise Journey Information: June 2024

Enterprise Journey Information: June 2024

Enterprise Journey Information: June 2024

ACCC approves the VA – Air NZ codeshare

The ACCC has granted authorisation for unilateral codesharing preparations between Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand. It was decided that the sharing of assets between these airways would supply extra ticketing and worth choices for customers on trans-Tasman providers. Click here to be taught extra.

Qantas and Perth Airport announce a historic business settlement

Qantas and Perth Airport have introduced a $3 billion commercial agreement which is able to see the Perth Airport endure important transformations over the following decade. These embrace the development of latest terminal amenities, a brand new runway, two multi-storey carparks, upgrades to highway entry, and the airport’s first lodge. This can allow the Perth Airport to turn into a world-class Western hub and considerably enhance the home and worldwide providers.

Air New Zealand’s new Seats to Swimsuit fare choices go stay

As of 11 June, Air New Zealand’s refreshed Seats to Swimsuit fare choices are actually accessible for patrons travelling between Australia and New Zealand. This can see the introduction of worksflexi, premiumflexi and businessflexi. To be taught extra, please click here.

Virgin Australia welcomes a brand new enterprise class menu

Earlier this month, Virgin Australia rolled out its new business class menu which sees dishes comparable to soba rooster noodle salad and corn fritters topped with zesty relish changing into accessible. The airline has additionally made a long-awaited growth to 12 dishes on the economic system class buy-onboard menu and launched digital funds.

Rex introduces Perth flights for Melbourne and Adelaide

From 28 June, Rex Airways will launch Melbourne-Perth and Perth-Adelaide providers, signalling its debut within the Perth market. The Melbourne-Perth route will function 5 occasions weekly, whereas the Perth-Adelaide route will function thrice weekly utilizing its group member, Nationwide Jet Specific (NJE).

Hilton Honors restricted time supply for CTM clients

Obtain a trial of Hilton Honors Silver Standing by means of to 31 August 2024, by registering for this special offer. Moreover, if you happen to keep 8 nights by 31 August 2024, you’ll earn Gold Standing by means of to March 2026. Be taught extra concerning the Silver and Gold Perks right here.

Qantas begins implementing its new boarding course of

Qantas has now began rolling out its new ‘US-style’ boarding course of, designed to streamline passenger boarding and assist extra flights depart on time. Passengers can be assigned a boarding quantity between one and 6 on their boarding move which is decided by their cabin, frequent flyer standing, and the place they’re seated within the plane. Click here to view which airports have been a part of the preliminary rollout.

Virgin Australia will increase membership charges

From 1 July, Virgin Australia will enhance its annual lounge membership price to $450. Moreover, it would additionally reintroduce a $99 becoming a member of price on the similar time. In the meantime, grownup single entry passes will stay at $65 and youngsters single entry passes will lower marginally to $45. To be taught extra about these adjustments, click on here.

Jetstar introduces a Brisbane to Bangkok service

From 13 December this yr, Jetstar will reintroduce a direct service between Brisbane and Bangkok. This service will function thrice weekly, halving the present journey time taken on oblique routes.

Rex Airways unlocks advantages for RexFlyer standing members

Rex Airways has unveiled an expanded suite of standing perks for its Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond members of RexFlyer. This can see entry to a variety of latest and unique advantages comparable to complimentary airport lounge entry, further legroom seating and annual enterprise class upgrades. To be taught extra, please click here.

Non permanent Closure of Air New Zealand’s Dunedin Lounge

Air New Zealand has suggested that its Dunedin Lounge can be closed for as much as 8 weeks whereas routine upkeep work is undertaken. Clients can go to the airline’s premium check-in workers who will assist help eligible members with different preparations on the day of journey.

Etihad confirms new enterprise class in 2025

Etihad has confirmed that it is going to be introducing a new business class providing aboard its A321LR jets in 2025. Specifically, there can be fourteen lie flat enterprise class seats with two seats within the entrance of the cabin, providing much more consolation. This ‘enterprise plus’ strategy to the entrance row of enterprise class is adopted by a number of airways and usually supplies not solely more room however extra options comparable to a bigger video display and a private wardrobe.

Qatar Airways reveals plans to broaden Australian providers

Qatar Airways is in search of approval from the Australian authorities to extend its flights to Australia by 28 flights per week. If accepted, this might see the airline add an additional flight per day into Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth. To be taught extra, please click here.

United Airways makes adjustments to its long-haul schedule

United Airways has introduced a number of adjustments to its worldwide providers departing from Brisbane and Auckland. These adjustments embrace discontinuing the seasonal providers from Brisbane to Los Angeles and Auckland to Los Angeles. Nonetheless, the airline has elevated the capability of its service from Brisbane to San Francisco by switching the plane from a Boeing 787 to a Boeing 777. Moreover, it would elevated its Auckland to San Francisco service from 3 flights per week to each day between 27 October 2024 and 27 March 2024. Click on here to be taught extra.

Qatar Airways to supply free superfast WiFi this yr

Qatar Airways has introduced that it is going to be providing free superfast WiFi earlier than the tip of the yr on chosen long-range Boeing 777s. This can be powered by Starlink which makes use of a micro-satellite community to supply speeds which might be far quicker than most airline WiFi programs. It’s anticipated that a lot of the airline’s fleet can be geared up with this over the following two years.

Qantas reveals new frequent flyer bag tags

Qantas has introduced that it’s going to start issuing complimentary baggage tags to a lot of its frequent flyers. These tags can be colour-coded to replicate the traveller’s standing and are designed for carry-on hand baggage and cabin luggage. To view the brand new design, click on here.