The Commission has received an application [PDF: 502 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 300 seats of capacity per week on the Singapore route to be used to exercise stop-over rights between Singapore and Colombo. The application also seeks permission for Qantas and an Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary to use the capacity; and permission to use the capacity in joint services with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group, with Emirates and SriLankan Airlines.
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. 5:00 pm) on 23 September 2015, with the application due by COB (i.e. 5:00 pm) 30 September 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB (i.e. 5:00 pm) 23 September 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.
On 22 October 2015, the Commission issued  IASC 111 [PDF: 1181 KB] allocating in in favour of Qantas 300 seats per week of capacity on the Singapore route to be used to exercise own stop-over rights between Singapore and Colombo. The determination allows the capacity to be used by Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary and for joint services between Qantas and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Emirates and SriLankan Airlines.