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    Air Vanuatu to return to Melbourne

    From Travel Today- Air Vanuatu has earmarked early February as its re-launch date for Melbourne flights should the plan get the nod from the carrier’s board. Senior executives said plans were “firming up” for the airline to reintroduce the Victorian state capital as an extension to...
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    Skywest Melbourne to Kalgoorlie service

    Skywest will begin a three times weekly service between Melbourne and Kalgoorlie from November 21. Chief executive Paul Daff, describing the move as an “exciting chapter” for the carrier, said it would appeal to the mining and corporates in both locations as well as stimulating tourism...
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    New air serviced agreement with Korea

    Gracias. Tony
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    IATA to cease using paper tivkets

    It probably will have some interesting effects in a number of places - I remember visiting the old LH office in Bligh St in SYD in 1979 and seeing a businessman reconfirming a half used RTW that seemed to have about 30 sectors left to get him back to Germany - I'm glad that I was never involved...
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    IATA to cease using paper tivkets

    Reuters Paper airline tickets to end in 2008 The global airlines body IATA has placed its last order for paper tickets, clearing the way for air travel to be based entirely on electronic ticketing from June 1 next year. "In just 278 more days, the paper ticket will become a collector's item,"...
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    New air serviced agreement with Korea

    Is it possible to correct the stupid typo? Tony
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    New air serviced agreement with Korea

    Australia has signed a new air services agreement with Korea, paving the way for a further 1,000 seats each week between the two countries. Under the deal, Korean carriers will be able to operate up to 8,500 seats each way, each week to either Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth. Australian...
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    Rex expands SA services

    Regional Express has boosted its presence in South Australia by adding further flights to Port Lincoln and Mount Gambier from September 10. Rex will increase its Adelaide-Port Lincoln schedule by six flights per week, bringing the total number of weekly services to 114. An additional...
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    Pacific Blue's New Zealand routes

    Travel Today Newsletter Pacific Blue's NZ routes on sale Virgin Blue subsidiary Pacific Blue will commence New Zealand domestic services on November 15, on the key Auckland-Wellington, Auckland-Christchurch and Wellington-Christchurch routes. Fares start from A$34 one way and are on sale via...
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    Viva Macau startup delayed

    Actually it previewed OK and I didn't look after - I'd adjusted the earlier ones! Apologies to those who ahve reading problems - like me! Tony
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    Viva Macau startup delayed

    Viva Macau has said its delayed inaugural flight from Sydney is expected to take off on Thursday – but Australian aviation authorities say there is only a 50/50 chance of that happening. The long haul low cost carrier has been forced to cancel three flights – last Thursday’s inaugural flight...
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    Waitlisting for D class

    Also, unfortunately, should a D class seat be released some other way - a cancellation or date change etc - there is no guarantee that the res system will put it back in as D class - it may be programmed to return it as J. Tony
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    Domestic Leg on International flight

    For many years it has in fact been the practice that you could be asked to identify yourself at check, but this was never enforced and never done. At some stage it clicked with both AN and QF, when advance purchase return tickets were the cheapest way of travelling and they were non-refundable...
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    SGN - New International terminal

    From eTravel Blackboard- HCMC airport opens its new international terminal Friday, 17 August 2007 According to Thanh Nien News, Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport unveiled its new international terminal on Tuesday. The three-storey terminal includes arrivals and departure areas as...
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    Viva Macau startup delayed

    From Travel Today- Passengers bumped off long haul low cost carrier Viva Macau’s cancelled inaugural flight from Sydney will be compensated by another free return ticket, as the carrier faced a public relations nightmare. The Macanese carrier’s Sydney operations were left in...