The International Air Services Commission has received applications from Qantas seeking allocations of:
- 360 seats of capacity per week to enable Qantas' wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, to operate additional services on the Indonesia route during peak periods from 11 December 2015 [PDF: 60 KB] ; and
- 1,210 seats of capacity per week to enable Qantas' wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, to operate additional services on the Indonesia route during peak periods effective 27 March 2016 [PDF: 60 KB] .
Both applications seek permission for the capacity to be used by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas and for the capacity to be utilised to provide joint services between Qantas and any wholly-owned subsidiary.
Available capacity on the Indonesia route
The Register of Available Capacity indicates there are 1,972 seats per week in each direction available for allocation to and from Sydney, Melbourne (including Avalon), Brisbane and Perth.
Other applications invited
In accordance with section 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 20 October 2015, with the application due by COB (i.e.5pm) 27 October 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 October 2015, the Commission may proceed to consider the applications and make decision.
On 4 November 2015, the Commission issued Determination  IASC 114 [PDF: 1415 KB] allocating 1,570 seats of capacity per week on the Indonesia route in favour of Qantas Airways Limited. The determination permits the capacity to be used by a wholly owned subsidiary including for joint services with a wholly owned subsidiary. Permission is also granted for Jetstar to use the capacity for code share services with Emirates. The determination is valid for five years from 4 November 2015.