SYDNEY - Singapore Airlines has released a range of fares starting at A$795 return to Bali, A$818 return to Langkawi, A$819 return to Ho Chi Minh City, A$1,122 return to New Delhi and A$1,781 return to Cape Town.
DUBAI - Emirates will serve its Moscow route with a double daily A380 flights from August 1. The second A380 will replaces the existing Boeing 777 operation, increasing seat capacity on the route by 15% (ATI).
~~AIR CHINA is offering special fares from AUD350 return (plus airport taxes/fuel surcharge) from Melbourne or Sydney to a range of destinations in China – Shanghai, Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Changchun, Chongqing, Chengdu, Dalian, Fuzhou, Harbin, Shenyang, Qingdao, Jinan, Wuhan or Xian.
GUANGZHOU - China Southern Airlines has signed off on a commercial agreement with Qantas covering codeshare flights in both Australia and China – the two airlines are also assessing other areas of potential co-operation, including pilot training assistance from Qantas and cargo opportunities.
TOKYO - Japan Airlines (JAL) and Qatar Airways (QR), both members of the oneworld alliance, have entered an agreement to begin codeshare flights from December 3 on QR-operated flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Doha as well as between Osaka (Kansai) and Doha. Meanwhile, QR will place its flight indicator on JL-operated flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Sapporo (New Chitose), Fukuoka, and the flights from Tokyo (Haneda), Sapporo (New Chitose) to Osaka (Kansai), from Osaka (Itami) to Tokyo (Narita), from Nagoya (Chubu) to Tokyo (Narita) and from Tokyo (Narita) to Okinawa (Naha).
SYDNEY - Virgin Atlantic is offering Upper Class return fares from Sydney to Hong Kong from AUD3,188 inclusive of taxes and surcharges until December 5. Special Upper Class fares are also available for departures from Adelaide, Brisbane, Ballina, Coffs Harbour, Canberra, Hobart, Launceston, Maroochydore, Melbourne, Coolangatta and Port Macquarie. Call Virgin Atlantic Sales support on (61 2) 9004- 5535 or visit www.virginatlantic.com (ATI).