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  • Cook Islands

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 58 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 540 seats of capacity per week to operate scheduled services between Australia and the Cook Islands via New Zealand from March 2016.

In accordance with sections 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 14 October 2015, with the application due by COB (i.e. 5pm) 21 October 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 14 October 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Update: 22-October-2015

On 22 October 2015, the Commission issued [2015] IASC 113 [PDF: 753 KB]   allocating in favour of Qantas 540 seats per week of capacity on the Cook Islands route. The determination allows the capacity to be used by Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary and for joint services between Qantas and a wholly-owned subsidiary.