The Commission has received an application from Qantas for unlimited capacity between points in Australia, other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and authorised points in Vietnam. Qantas's wholly-owned subsidiary Jetstar Airways plans to add two additional services between Darwin and Ho Chi Minh City during peak periods of demand throughout the year. Qantas Application [PDF: 643 KB] Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 15 October 2009, with applications due by 22 October 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.
On 20 October 2009, the Commission issued Determination  IASC 121 [PDF: 94 KB] allocating unlimited capacity, frequency and aircraft type in each direction on the Vietnam route