Appendix 2 Route-by-route summary of Commission determinations and decisions in 2018–19

This appendix provides a summary of the Commission’s determinations and decisions for 2018–19. Full determinations and decisions can be viewed on the Commission’s website at .

Canada

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 12 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 238, which varies [2014] IASC 113 to permit the use of the capacity on the Canada route for code sharing between Qantas and WestJet Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 12 November 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 10 December 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 121, which renewed [2014] IASC 113, allocating 1,092 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Canada route. Qantas and its wholly-owned subsidiary Jetstar are permitted to utilise the capacity. The capacity may be used for code sharing between Qantas and American Airlines, WestJet Airlines and Alaska Airlines. The determination is valid for five years from 25 September 2019.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 10 December 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 240, which varies [2014] IASC 113 to permit the use of the capacity on the Canada route for code sharing between Qantas and Alaska Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 10 December 2018.

Chile

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 14 June 2019 Determination [2019] IASC 109, allocating 337 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Chile route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited and for the provision of code share services between Qantas and LATAM under a blocked space arrangement. The determination is valid for five years from 14 June 2019.

Cook Islands

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 17 August 2018, Determination [2018] IASC 115, allocating 204 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Cook Islands route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 17 August 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 2 April 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 107, allocating 372 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Cook Islands route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 2 April 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 220, varying Determination [2013] IASC 137 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 221, varying Determination [2014] IASC 107 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 222, varying Determination [2014] IASC 114 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 223, varying Determination [2017] IASC 125 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 224, varying Determination [2018] IASC 103 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 12 October 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 119, which renewed [2013] IASC 137, allocating 180 seats per week of capacity in each direction on the Cook Islands route. The fresh determination permits the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd and is valid for five years from 20 September 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 14 May 2019, Renewal Determination [2019] IASC 110, which renewed [2014] IASC 107, allocating 360 seats per week of capacity in each direction on the Cook Islands route. The fresh determination permits the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd and is valid for five years from 9 April 2020.

Fiji

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 14 December 2018, Determination [2018] IASC 122, allocating 696 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Fiji route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 14 December 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 11 June 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 112, allocating 528 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Fiji route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 11 June 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 12 October 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 117, which renewed [2013] IASC 132, allocating unrestricted capacity in each direction for services between points in Australia other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and authorised points in Fiji. The determination is valid for 99 years from 9 July 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 12 October 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 118, which renewed [2013] IASC 138, allocating 1,260 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Fiji route. The determination is valid for five years from 20 September 2019.

Indonesia

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 15 October 2018, Determination [2018] IASC 120, allocating 1,250 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Indonesia route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited and for the latter to provide services jointly with Emirates. The determination is valid for five years from 15 October 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 25 March 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 106, allocating 284 seats per week of capacity in each direction on the Indonesia route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, and may be used by Qantas to provide joint services with any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group. The determination is valid for five years from 25 March 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 27 July 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 218, which revoked [2013] IASC 134 which allocated 720 seats per week in each direction on the Indonesia route.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 27 July 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 219, varying Determination [2015] IASC 110 to reduce the capacity on the Indonesia route by 160 seats per week in each direction, retaining 120 seats of capacity allocated under the determination. The decision is valid from the date of issue of this decision.

Japan

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 1 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 235, varying Determination [2012] IASC 102 to permit the use of the capacity on the Japan route for code sharing between Qantas and LATAM. The permission is valid for the duration of the varied determination commencing from 1 November 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 1 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 236, varying Determination [2014] IASC 120 to permit the use of the capacity on the Japan route for code sharing between Qantas and LATAM. The permission is valid for the duration of the varied determination commencing from 1 November 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 15 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 237, varying Determination [2012] IASC 102 to permit the use of the capacity on the Japan route for code sharing between Qantas and Fiji Airways. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 15 November 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 15 January 2019, Renewal Determination [2019] IASC 102, which renewed [2014] IASC 120, allocating seven frequencies per week of capacity in each direction on the Japan route. The fresh determination permits the capacity to be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, and for Qantas to provide services jointly with LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LATAM). The determination is valid for five years from 16 December 2019.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 5 March 2019, Decision [2019] IASC 202, varying Determination [2012] IASC 102 to permit the use of the capacity on the Japan route for code sharing between Jetstar and Finnair. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from the date of issue of this decision.

Korea

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 5 February 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 103, allocating 400 seats per week in each direction on the Korea route. The capacity may be used by Qantas and for Qantas to code share on services operated by Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Dragon (Cathay Dragon) Airlines between Hong Kong and Korea. The determination is valid for five years from 5 February 2019.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 11 June 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 111, allocating unrestricted capacity on the Korea route to operate passenger services between points in Australia (other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth). The capacity may be used by Qantas and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. Jetstar is permitted to provide code share services with Jeju Air subject to certain conditions. The determination is valid for 99 years from 11 June 2019.

New Caledonia

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 2 August 2018, Determination [2018] IASC 113, allocating 100 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the New Caledonia route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited and for Qantas to provide code share services with Aircalin. The determination is valid for five years from 2 August 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 15 January 2019, Determination [2019] IASC 101, allocating 156 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the New Caledonia route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited and for Qantas to provide code share services with Aircalin. The determination is valid for five years from 15 January 2019.

New Zealand

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 5 March 2019, Decision [2019] IASC 201, varying Determination [2014] IASC 102 to permit the use of the capacity on the New Zealand route for code sharing between Qantas and Finnair. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 5 March 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 225, varying Determination [2017] IASC 113 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 242, varying Determination [2017] IASC 113 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 18 March 2019, Decision [2019] IASC 203, varying Determination [2017] IASC 113 to permit the use of the capacity on the New Zealand route for code sharing between Virgin Australia and Hawaiian Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from the date of issue of this decision.

Papua New Guinea

Upon the application of Pacific Air Express, the Commission issued, on 5 March 2019, Renewal Determination [2019] IASC 104, which renewed [2014] IASC 106, allocating 17.5 tonnes of freight capacity per week on the PNG route. The determination is valid for five years from 17 December 2019.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 1 May 2019, Renewal Determination [2019] IASC 108, which renewed [2014] IASC 105, allocating 888 seats of capacity per week on the Papua New Guinea route. The determination is valid for five years from 24 March 2020.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 4 September 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 114, which renewed [2013] IASC 112, allocating 900 seats per week in each direction on the Papua New Guinea route. The capacity may be utilised for the provision of code share services between Virgin Australia and PNG Air. The determination is valid for five years from 12 September 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 18 March 2019, Renewal Determination [2019] IASC 105, which renewed [2015] IASC 102, allocating 172 seats of capacity per week on the PNG route. The determination is valid for five years from 25 February 2020.

Philippines

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 2 August 2018, Determination [2018] IASC 112, allocating 152 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Philippines route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 2 August 2018.

Singapore

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 26 October 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 233, varying Determination [2007] IASC 116 to permit the use of the capacity on the Singapore route for code sharing between Qantas and KLM. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 26 October 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 26 October 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 234, varying Determination [2017] IASC 131 to permit the use of the capacity on the Singapore route for code sharing between Qantas and KLM. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 26 October 2018.

Solomon Islands

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 226, varying Determination [2016] IASC 114 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 116, which renewed [2013] IASC 133, allocating 180 seats per week of capacity in each direction on the Solomon Islands route. The capacity may be also used by VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd, and for the provision of code share services with Singapore Airlines. The determination is valid for five years from 9 July 2019.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 231, varying Determination [2013] IASC 133 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 243, varying Determination [2016] IASC 114 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

Tonga

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 227, varying Determination [2014] IASC 112 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 228, varying Determination [2017] IASC 127 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 244, varying Determination [2014] IASC 112 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 245, varying Determination [2017] IASC 127 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

United States

Upon the application of Qantas, the delegate of the Commission issued, on 12 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 239, varying Determination [2017] IASC 110 to permit the use of the capacity on the USA route for code sharing between Qantas and WestJet Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 12 November 2018.

Upon the application of Qantas, the Commission issued, on 10 December 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 241, varying Determination [2017] IASC 110 to permit the use of the capacity on the USA route for code sharing between Qantas and Alaska Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 10 December 2018.

Vanuatu

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 229, varying Determination [2017] IASC 117 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 21 September 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 230, varying Determination [2017] IASC 121 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 246, varying Determination [2017] IASC 117 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

Upon the application of Virgin Australia, the Commission issued, on 30 November 2018, Decision [2018] IASC 247, varying Determination [2017] IASC 121 to transfer the capacity allocated in the determination to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VAIA) and permit the capacity to be used by either VAIA or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 1 December 2018.

* Indicates a determination or decision made by the Commission's delegate.

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