Business Travel

AIR TAHITI NUI INCREASING FREQUENCY TO PAPEETE

July 12, 2013

AUCKLAND – From December 10, Air Tahiti Nui will add a Tuesday service to existing Thursday and Sunday flights from Auckland to Papeete, linking with codeshare connections from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.  The airline is refurbishing cabins in its fleet of Airbus A340-300 aircraft to provide more comfortable seating and a ne inflight entertainment system. www.airtahitinui.com.au (ATI).

CHINA MELBOURNE’S LARGEST INTERNATIONAL MARKET FOR THIRD YEAR

July 5, 2013

MELBOURNE - Melbourne airport handled 37,000 international passengers from China for the month of May, up 17.0% (5,000 passengers)from May 2012, continuing a trend that has seen the China-Melbourne market grow by more than 10% for the year ending March 2013, to reach 685,000 passengers. Over three years the Melbourne-China market has grown 66%. For the year ending March 2013, China was Melbourne's largest long-haul international market for the third consecutive year, ahead of the  traditional US and UK markets, and other Asian growth markets.

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