Case Date
  • Korea, Rep of

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 30 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of unrestricted capacity on the Korea route between the Gold Coast and Seoul. Qantas has sought for the capacity on the following basis:

  • the allocation is requested for a period of 99 years from the date of the determination;
  • the capacity will be fully utilised by 31 March 2020;
  • the capacity may be utilised by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas;
  • the capacity may be used by Qantas to provide joint services with any wholly-owned subsidiary and by any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group to provide joint services with Qantas; and
  • the capacity may be used by Jetstar to provide services jointly with Jeju Air.

Invitation for other applications

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

The closing date for making an application is 20 May 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at, of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Update: 11-June-2019

On 11 June 2019, the Commission issued Determination [2019] IASC 111, allocating to Qantas unrestricted capacity on the Korea route. 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.