Vanuatu - 5 December 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 308 KB] from Virgin Australia to vary Determinations [2017] IASC 117 (as varied) and [2017] IASC 121 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Etihad Airways on the Vanuatu route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

United States - 29 November 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 309 KB from Virgin Australia to vary Determination [2017] IASC 114 to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Aeromexico on the United States route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Hong Kong - 15 November 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 189.16 KB from Qantas requesting the renewal of Determination [2015] IASC 115 (as varied) which allocates 28 frequencies of capacity per week in each direction between Australia and Hong Kong.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Indonesia - 06 November 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 300.48 KB from Virgin Australia requesting the allocation of 880 seats of passenger capacity between Australia and Indonesia.  

Invitation for submissions
 

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

Thailand - 30 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 228.03 KB from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2017] IASC 108, as varied, to enable Qantas to use the capacity for the provision of code share services with Air France and KLM Airlines on the Australia-Thailand route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the review of the determination.

France - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 738.24 KB from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 118 which allocates 150 one way seats of capacity, on an average annual basis on the France route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Bangladesh - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 738.24 KB from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 119 which allocates five frequencies per week in each direction on the Bangladesh route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Thailand - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 738.24 KB from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 117 which allocates seven third party code share frequencies per week in each direction on the Thailand route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Cook Islands - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 738.24 KB from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 114 which allocates 180 seats per week in each direction on the Cook Islands route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Tonga - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 738.24 KB from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 112 which allocates 360 seats per week in each direction on the Tonga route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Hong Kong - 25 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 238 KB] from Pacific Air Express requesting the allocation of unlimited freight capacity between points in Australia other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and Hong Kong. 

Invitation for submissions
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 a submission is 8 November 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Cook Islands - 24 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 51.63 KB from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2015] IASC 113 which allocates 540 seats of passenger capacity per week on the Cook Islands route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Singapore - 24 October 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 51.63 KB from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2015] IASC 111 which allocates 300 seats of passenger capacity per week on the Singapore route to be used to exercise own stopover rights between Singapore and Colombo.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Japan - 17 September 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 217 KB] from Qantas seeking the issue of a new Determination allocating two additional frequencies (return) per day on the Japan route to operate between Australia and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.

Invitation for other applications

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

Japan - 03 September 2019

Subject: Applying for capacity on the Japan route [PDF: 80 KB]

The Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development has announced that the additional capacity of two daily services to operate to Haneda Airport are now available for allocation on the Japan route. The new arrangements will take effect from 29 March 2020. In order for Australian airlines to be awarded slots to operate to Haneda Airport for the 2020 Northern Summer IATA scheduling period, the Commission is working towards allocating these capacity entitlements by 31 October 2019.

Papua New Guinea - 26 August 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 136 KB] from Pacific Air Express seeking to renew Determination [2015] IASC 104 which allocates 17.5 tonnes of freight capacity per week on the Papua new Guinea route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

The closing date for making an application is 6 September 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Hong Kong - 31 July 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 78 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 110 which allocates one all cargo frequency per week on the Hong Kong route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

The closing date for making an application is 13 August 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Chile - 31 July 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 78 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2015] IASC 107 which allocates 1,847 seats per week in each direction on the Chile route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

The closing date for making an application is 13 August 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Indonesia - 31 July 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 224 KB] from Qantas requesting the allocation of 744 seats of capacity on the Indonesia route. Qantas requested the capacity on the following basis:

  • the allocation is requested for a period of five years from the date of the determination;
  • the capacity will be fully utilised by 31 December 2019;
  • the capacity may be utilised by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas; and
  • 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.

Invitation for submissions

New Zealand - 04 July 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 43 KB] from Qantas to vary Determination [2014] IASC 102 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Alaska Airlines on the New Zealand route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

The closing date for making a submission is 17 July 2019. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Italy - 28 June 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 282 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 109 which allocates 400 seats per week of third country code share capacity on the Italy route. Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of all existing conditions in the determination, which enable Qantas to use the capacity to provide code share services with Emirates and British Airways.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Fiji - 24 May 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 111 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 528 seats per week on the Fiji route. Qantas has sought for the capacity on the following basis:

  • the allocation is requested for a period of five 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; and
  • 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.

Invitation for other applications

Chile - 14 May 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 93 KB] from Qantas amending its application dated 9 April 2019 which requests the allocation of 337 seats of capacity on the Chile route. In its letter of 14 May 2019, Qantas requests the ability to utilise the capacity to provide code share services with LATAM Airlines Group.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

Korea - 06 May 2019

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:

Cook Islands - 16 April 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 326 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 107 which allocates 360 seats per week of passenger capacity on the Cook Islands route. Virgin Australia is also seeking the inclusion of all existing conditions in the Determination.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Chile - 09 April 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 237 KB] from Qantas seeking the allocation of 337 seats per week of capacity in each direction to operate one additional service per week during peak periods between Australia and Chile.

For flexibility, Qantas has also requested for another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas such as Jetstar Airways Pty Limited to be able utilise the capacity.

Invitation for other applications

Papua New Guinea - 05 April 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 223 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 105 which allocates 888 seats per week on the PNG route.  Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of all existing conditions in the Determination.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Cook Islands - 18 March 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 306 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 372 seats per week on the Cook Islands route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used: (1) by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas; and (2) for the provision of joint services between Qantas and any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group.

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.

Indonesia - 07 March 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 158 KB] from Qantas from Qantas seeking the additional allocation of 284 seats per week in each direction on the Indonesia route.

Invitation for other applications

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 making an application is 21 March 2019. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Papua New Guinea - 21 February 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 326 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2015] IASC 102 which allocates 172 seats per week of passenger capacity on the Australia-Papua New Guinea route. Virgin Australia is also seeking the inclusion of all existing conditions in the Determination.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for the capacity.

Papua New Guinea - 15 February 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 136 KB] from Pacific Air Express seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 106 which allocates 17.5 tonnes per week of freight capacity on the Australia-Papua New Guinea route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications about the capacity.

Japan - 11 February 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 368 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2012] IASC 102 (as varied) to permit the capacity to be used by Jetstar for code share services with Finnair on the Japan route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Hong Kong - 11 February 2019

The Commission received further information from Qantas concerning its application seeking to vary Determination [2015] IASC 115 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Cathay Pacific) on the Hong Kong route.  The Qantas letter is found here:

[PDF: 149 KB]

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the Qantas application.

New Zealand - 11 February 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 310 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 102 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Finnair on the New Zealand route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Hong Kong - 08 January 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application

[PDF: 74 KB]

from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2015] IASC 115 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Cathay Pacific) on the Hong Kong route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Korea - 08 January 2019

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 87 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 400 seats per week on the Korea route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used: (1) to provide joint services with Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Cathay Pacific), and (2) to provide joint services with Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (Cathay Dragon).

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.

Japan - 20 December 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 310 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 120, which allocates seven frequencies per week on the Japan route to serve Haneda Airport. Determination [2014] IASC 120 is due to expire on 15 December 2019.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

New Caledonia - 19 December 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 17 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 156 seats per week on the New Caledonia route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used: (1) by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas; (2) for the provision of joint services between Qantas and any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group; and (3) for Qantas to be able to provide joint services with Aircalin.

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.

New Zealand - 03 December 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 353 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determination [2017] IASC 113 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Hawaiian Airlines on the New Zealand route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Fiji - 27 November 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 17 KB]    from Qantas seeking an allocation of 696 seats per week on the Fiji route.  Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used: (1) by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas; and (2) for the provision of joint services between Qantas and any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group.

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.

New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu - 27 November 2018

NOTICE ON TRANSFER APPLICATIONS  – 27 November 2018

On 10 August 2018, the International Air Services Commission received an application from Virgin Australia seeking to vary multiple determinations to transfer the capacity allocations from Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) Pty Limited (VAASEA) to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Limited (VAIA):

On 27 November 2018, Virgin Australia wrote to the Commission [PDF: 591 KB]   to clarify that it wishes to retain the existing conditions in the determinations, in particular the permission for the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with certain specified airlines. These determinations to be varied are listed below:

Canada - 21 November 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 14 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 113 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Alaska Airlines on the Canada route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

United States of America (USA) - 21 November 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 14 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2017] IASC 110 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Alaska Airlines on the USA route.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Canada - 31 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 17 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 113 on the Canada route which is due to expire on 24 September 2019.

Invitation for other applications

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 14 November 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au ), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Japan - 31 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 16 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2012] IASC 102 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with Fiji Airways on the Japan route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

United States of America (USA) - 26 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 70 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2017] IASC 110 to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with WestJet Airlines on the USA route. It is proposed that WestJet will offer code share services on flights operated by Qantas on the USA route from 1 December 2018.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Canada - 26 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 70 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 113 (as varied) to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with WestJet Airlines on the Canada route. It is proposed that WestJet will offer code share services on flights operated by Qantas on the Canada route from 1 December 2018.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Japan - 17 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 65 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2012] IASC 102 (as varied) and Determination [2014] IASC 120 to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LATAM) on the Japan route.

Invitation for submissions

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Singapore - 11 October 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 20 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 116 (as varied) and its subsequent renewal under Determination [2017] IASC 131 to permit the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the transfer application.

Indonesia - 28 September 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 24 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 1,250 seats per week on the Indonesia route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used: (1) by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas; (2) for the provision of joint services between Qantas and any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group; and (3) for Jetstar to be able to provide joint services with Emirates.

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

FIJI - 17 September 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 416 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 138 which allocates 1,260 seats of capacity in each direction on the Fiji route.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 2 October 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Cook Islands - 17 September 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 416 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 137 which allocates 180 seats of capacity in each direction on the Cook Islands route. Virgin Australia has also requested that all existing conditions be retained under the renewal determination.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Notice on Transfer Applications - 10 August 2018

The Commission has received multiple applications [PDF: 629 KB]   from Virgin Australia requesting to vary each of the following determinations to transfer to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd (VIVA) the capacity currently allocated to Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) Pty Ltd (VAASEA), with effect from 1 October 2018. Virgin Australia has also requested that each determination is varied to authorise the use of the capacity by VAIA's wholly-owned subsidiary, Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd.

Cook Islands

- [2013] IASC 111 - as renewed by [2017] IASC 125 (effective 12 September 2018)

- [2013] IASC 137

- [2014] IASC 107

- [2014] IASC 114

- [2018] IASC 103

Fiji - 10 August 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 378 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 132 which allocates unrestricted capacity in each direction on the Fiji route for services between points in Australia other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and authorised points in Fiji.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Cook Islands - 01 August 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 22 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 204 seats per week on the Cook Island route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas.

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

New Caledonia - 09 July 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 24 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 100 seats per week on the New Caledonia route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas, and to provide services jointly with Aircalin.

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

Philippines - 04 July 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB from Qantas seeking an allocation of 152 seats per week on the Philippines route. Qantas has also sought for the capacity to be able to be used by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas.

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

Singapore, Hong Kong and France - 24 May 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 77 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary the following determinations to permit the utilisation of capacity for code share services with Air France:

Singapore: [2007] IASC 116 and [2017] IASC 131

Hong Kong: [2015] IASC 115

France: [2016] IASC 108

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the applications.

Indonesia, PNG, Indonesia - 15 May 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 417 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew the following Determinations:

Indonesia

Determination [2013] IASC 130, which allocates 1,080 seats per week in each direction, as varied by [2013] IASC 225 and [2015] IASC 210.

Papua New Guinea

Determination [2014] IASC 108, which allocates 160 seats in each direction.

Indonesia

Determination [2013] IASC 131, which allocates unrestricted passenger capacity between points in Australia except Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and authorised points in Indonesia, as varied by [2015] IASC 211.

New Zealand - 05 April 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 56 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 102 to permit the utilisation of the capacity for code share services with China Airlines on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 19 April 2018. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Korea - 16 March 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 368 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2014] IASC 104 which allocates 1000 seats per week of capacity on the Korea route.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 30 March 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Hong Kong - 28 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 403 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of seven frequencies per week on the Hong Kong route.

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 14 March 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Indonesia - 20 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 347 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 127 which allocates 720 seats per week of capacity on the Indonesia route. 

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 6 March 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

PNG - 16 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 102 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determinations [2016] IASC 110, and [2014] IASC 105 as varied, to permit the capacity to be used for code share services with Air Niugini for the duration of the determinations.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 2 March 2018. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Fiji - 14 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 60 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 258 seats per week on the Fiji route.

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 28 February 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Indonesia - 07 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 52 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 1,260 seats per week on the Indonesia route, to be used by 1 August 2018. Qantas plans to commence a daily service between Melbourne and Denpasar.

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 21 February 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Cook Islands - 31 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 421 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 156 seats per week on the Cook Islands route, to be used by 31 July 2018.

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 14 February 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Fiji - 30 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 388 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 242 seats per week on the Fiji route, to be used by 31 July 2018.

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 13 February 2018. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

New Zealand - 16 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 452 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determinations [2007] IASC 118 and [2017] IASC 113 to permit Hainan Airlines to code share on Virgin Australia services on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 31 January 2018. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

United States - 22 December 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 616 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determination [2008] IASC 110 as varied by [2008] IASC R02, [2011] IASC 212 and [2011] IASC R10 to permit Virgin Atlantic to code share on Virgin Australia services on the United States route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

Italy - 22 December 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 68 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determinations [2013] IASC 119, [2014] IASC 109 and [[2017] IASC 119 to permit Qantas to code share on British Airways services on the Italy route, with effect from 25 March 2018.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 15 January 2018. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

New Zealand - 16 November 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 349 KB]   seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 102, as varied, to permit the use of the capacity for code share services with SriLankan Airlines on the New Zealand route, with effect from 18 December 2017.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 30 November 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

China - 08 November 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 617 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2007] IASC 110, which allocates unlimited capacity to operate all-cargo services on the China route, for a further period of 10 years from 24 October 2018.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the Act), the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

The closing date for making an application is 22 November 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Indonesia - 08 November 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 617 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 115, as amended, for a further period of five years form 25 October 2018. The Determination allocates:

  • 14468 seats of capacity to operate third and fourth freedom rights; and
  • for beyond traffic rights,  2148 weekly seats with 12 frequencies per week, seven of which may serve points beyond Indonesia from Denpasar.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the Act), the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Singapore - 08 November 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 617 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2007] IASC 116, which allocates unlimited capacity and frequency on the Singapore route, for a further period of 10 years from 31 October 2018.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the Act), the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

The closing date for making an application is 22 November 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Indonesia - 31 October 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 347 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew the following:

  • Determination [2013] IASC 116, as amended by [2015] IASC 208, which allocates 1,980 seats of capacity in each direction on the Indonesia route ; and
  • Determination [2013] IASC 117, which allocates 1,260 seats of capacity in each direction on the Indonesia route.

Virgin Australia is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocations for a further period of five years and to retain all existing conditions. Virgin Australia is also seeking to include an additional condition permitting the use of the capacity for code share services with Delta Air Lines.

Italy - 23 October 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 298 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 119 allocating 300 third country code share seats per week in each direction on the Italy route. Qantas uses the capacity to code share on services operated by Emirates.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Hong Kong - 20 October 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 362 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2015] IASC 115 on the Hong Kong route to permit LATAM to market services operated by Qantas, with effect from 1 December 2017.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 3 November 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Tonga - 22 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 652 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 113, which allocates 180seats of capacity in each direction on the Tonga route. Virgin Australia is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of five years from 17 September 2018, and to retain all relevant current conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Cook Islands - 22 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 652 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 111, which allocates 180 seats of capacity in each direction on the Cook Islands route. Virgin Australia is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of five years from 12 September 2018, and to retain all relevant current conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Papua New Guinea - 22 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 652 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 112, which allocates 900 seats of capacity in each direction on the Papua New Guinea route. Virgin Australia is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of five years from 12 September 2018, and to retain all relevant current conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Fiji- 22 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 652 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 110, which allocates 360 seats of capacity in each direction on the Fiji route. Virgin Australia is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of five years from 17 September 2018, and to retain all relevant current conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Singapore - 20 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 362 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 116 on the Singapore route to permit LATAM to market services operated by Qantas, with effect from 1 December 2017.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 3 November 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Thailand - 13 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 43 KB]   from Qantas Airways Ltd seeking to renew Determination [2008] IASC 119, which allocates unlimited all-cargo capacity on the Thailand route. Qantas is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of 10 years from 26 September 2018, and to retain all relevant current conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Indonesia - 07 September 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 62 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking an allocation of 1,300 seats per week on the Indonesia route, to be used by Jetstar, Qantas' wholly-owned subsidiary from 1 February 2018. Jetstar is planning to operate services jointly with Emirates.

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

Italy - 06 September 2017

On 6 September 2017, the Commission issued various resolutions to recognise the averaging-out methodology (in the Australia-Italy air services arrangement) by inserting a condition to the existing determinations on the Italy route, which states that ‘the capacity allocation is averaged over 12 months in accordance with the Australia-Italy air services arrangement’.

Qantas resolutions - [PDF: 233 KB]  
Virgin Australia resolutions- [PDF: 235 KB]  

Japan - 14 August 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 54 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking to vary Determination [2012] IASC 102 on the Japan route to permit the utilisation of capacity by Jetstar Airways Pty Limited for code share services with Japan Airlines. The variation sought is requested for the duration of the determination.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the applications for variation.

South Africa - 11 August 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received applications [PDF: 454 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking to vary the following determinations to permit the use of the capacity for code sharing with El Al Airlines:

  • Determinations [2012] IASC 106 and [2017] IASC 102.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the applications for variation.

The closing date for making a submission is 24 August 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Hong Kong - 11 August 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received applications [PDF: 454 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking to vary the following determinations to permit the use of the capacity for code sharing with El Al Airlines:

  • Determination [2015] IASC 115

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the applications for variation.

The closing date for making a submission is 24 August 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Thailand - 11 August 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received applications [PDF: 454 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking to vary the following determinations to permit the use of the capacity for code sharing with El Al Airlines:

  • Determination [2017] IASC 108

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the applications for variation.

The closing date for making a submission is 24 August 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Italy - 21 July 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 459 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 300 third country seats per week, to be used to code share with Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways on the Italy route.

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 4 August 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Italy - 12 July 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 58 KB]   from Qantas Airlines seeking an allocation of 300 third country seats per week, to be used to code share with Emirates on the Italy route.

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 26 July 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Samoa - 11 July 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 408 KB]   from Virgin Australia International Airlines seeking the allocation of 880 seats per week of passenger capacity on the Samoa route.

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 25 July 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

New Zealand, United States, Fiji, Vanuatu - 11 July 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 773 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew the following Determinations:

New Zealand

Determination [2007] IASC 118 as varied, which allocates unlimited passenger and freight capacity

Update - 4 August 2017

The request for the capacity to be utilised by a wholly-owned subsidiary has been withdrawn.

United States

Determination [2008] IASC 110 as varied, which allocates unlimited passenger and freight capacity

Update - 4 August 2017

The Commission received further information from the applicant nominating Tiger International Number1 Pty Ltd as the wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Australia International Airlines (VAIA).

Indonesia - 07 June 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 232 KB]   from Qantas Airways Ltd seeking the allocation of 100 seats per week of passenger capacity on the Indonesia route.

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 22 June 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

China - 26 May 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 237 KB]   from Pacific Air Express seeking an allocation of unlimited freight capacity on the China route.

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 9 June 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

USA - 25 May 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 178 KB]   from Qantas Airways Ltd seeking to renew Determination [2008] IASC 103, which allocates unlimited passenger and cargo capacity on the USA route. Qantas is seeking the renewal of the capacity allocation for a further period of 10 years from 2 April 2018, subject to the inclusion of certain conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Nauru - 24 May 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 179 KB]   from Pacific Air Express (PAE) seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 126, which currently allocates one service per week of freight capacity on the Nauru route. In light of the recent changes to the air services arrangements between Australia and Nauru which include increasing the freight capacity to ‘unlimited frequencies’, PAE is seeking for an allocation of unlimited freight capacity valid for 10 years.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Hong Kong - 18 May 2017

On 18 May 2017, the International Air Services Commission (the Commission) received an application [PDF: 654 KB]   from Virgin Australia requesting a variation of Determination [2016] IASC 107, to permit the use of the capacity to be used for code share services with Hong Kong Airlines on the Hong Kong route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 31 May 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

New Zealand - 18 May 2017

On 18 May 2017, the International Air Services Commission (the Commission) received an application [PDF: 654 KB]   from Virgin Australia requesting a variation of Determination [2007] IASC 118, as amended by decisions [2009] IASC 201, [2010] IASC 208, [2011] IASC 201, [2011] IASC 210, [2012] IASC 219, [2016] IASC 217, [2016] IASC 218 and [2017] IASC 207, to permit the use of the capacity to be used for code share services with Hong Kong Airlines on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

Singapore - 10 May 2017

On 10 May 2017, the International Air Services Commission (the Commission) received an application [PDF: 203 KB]   from Qantas requesting a variation of Determination [2007] IASC 116, as amended, to permit the use of the capacity for code sharing between Jetstar and Finnair.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 24 May 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Thailand - 10 May 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 38 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 123, which allocates 35.6 B747 equivalent units of capacity per week in each direction for passenger services and 26 third country code share frequencies per week in each direction to Qantas on the Thailand route. Qantas also sought to retain the existing code share conditions.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Thailand - 10 May 2017

On 10 May 2017, the International Air Services Commission (the Commission) received an application [PDF: 203 KB]   from Qantas requesting a variation of Determination [2011] IASC 123, as amended, to permit the use of the capacity for code sharing between Jetstar and Finnair.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for making a submission is 24 May 2017. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Italy - 13 April 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 217 KB]   from Virgin Australia to renew Determination [2013] IASC 122, which allocates 300 third country code share seats per week of capacity on the Italy route. The determination permits the use of the capacity for the provision of code share services between Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Indonesia - 10 April 2017

On 7 April 2017, Virgin Australia requested a variation of Determination [2015] IASC 110 to reduce the allocation from 2,800 seats per week to 280 seats per week on the Indonesia route.

On 10 April 2017, the Commission's delegate issued Decision [2017] IASC 205  [PDF: 377 KB]   , varying Determination [2015] IASC 110 to reduce the capacity allocated by 2,520 weekly seats, leaving 280 seats per week in each direction allocated on the said Determination on the Indonesia route.

Singapore - 03 April 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 347 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 120 (as amended by [2014] IASC 231), which allocates 300 seats per week of capacity for own stopover traffic between Singapore and Colombo. Additionally, Qantas seeks to retain certain conditions including the use of the capacity by a Qantas’ wholly-owned subsidiary and for code sharing with Emirates and SriLankan Airlines.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

Singapore - 31 March 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 390 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 121, which allocates 400 seats per week of capacity for own stopover traffic between Singapore and Colombo.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 14 April 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

China - 29 March 2017

On 29 March 2017, the Commission issued Decisions [2017] IASC 203  [PDF: 39 KB]   and [2017] IASC 204  [PDF: 39 KB]   , upon the request of Qantas, to revoke Determinations [2015] IASC 109 and [2016] IASC 102, which allocated unlimited passenger capacity between non major gateways and points in China and 4,471 weekly seats of capacity respectively on the China route.

China - 03 March 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 80 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of unlimited capacity on the China route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is 17 March 2017.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Vietnam - 03 March 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 79 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of seven frequencies per week on the Vietnam route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is 17 March 2017.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

New Zealand - 16 January 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 247 KB]   from Norfolk Island Airlines seeking unlimited capacity on the New Zealand route. The carrier proposes to operate two regular services per week between Norfolk Island and Auckland commencing from 27 May 2017.

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 31 January 2017. If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

South Africa - 16 January 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 188 KB]   from Qantas Airways Limited seeking to renew seven frequencies of capacity per week in each direction on the South Africa route allocated under Determination [2012] IASC 106, as varied by Decision [2012] IASC 223. Qantas also seeks to include, in the renewal determination, a condition permitting the capacity to be utilised by another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas, such as Jetstar.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications for capacity on the route.

New Zealand - 15 December 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 257 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 118 to permit Air Canada to offer code share services on flights operated by Virgin Australia on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the Virgin Australia application.

Fiji - 22 November 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 801 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 131, which allocates, to Pacific Blue Australia, 907 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Fiji route. In its application Virgin also requested that the new determination reflect the name change to Virgin Australia.

In accordance with sections 17 and 12 of the International Air Services Commission ACT 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making an application is Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

Fiji - 22 November 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 39 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 130, which allocates 852 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Fiji route.

In accordance with sections 17 and 12 of the International Air Services Commission ACT 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Singapore - 22 November 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 78 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 116 to permit Fiji Airways to code share on Qantas operated services. The variation is requested for the duration of the determination.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission ACT 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making a submission is Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Solomon Islands - 22 November 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 801 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 115, which allocates 360 seats per week on the Australia - Solomon Islands route.

In accordance with sections 17 and 12 of the International Air Services Commission ACT 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making an application is Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

United Arab Emirates - 22 November 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 39 KB]   from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2012] IASC 107, which allocates 14 frequencies of capacity per week on the UAE route.

In accordance with sections 17 and 12 of the International Air Services Commission ACT 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), of your intention to make an application as soon as possible.

Thailand - 07 September 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 80 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2011] IASC 123, which allocates 35.6 B747 equivalent units of capacity per week and 26 third country code share frequencies per week on the Thailand route, to permit Jet Airways to code share on Qantas operated services.

Qantas and Jet Airways plan to code share on the Thailand route, whereby Jet Airways will code share on Qantas services between Bangkok and Sydney and Qantas will place its code on Jet Airways' services between Bangkok and Mumbai/New Delhi.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the Qantas application.

New Zealand - 06 September 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 464 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 118 (as varied by Decisions [2009] IASC 201, [2010] IASC 208, [2011] IASC 201, [2011] IASC 210 and [2012] IASC 219) to permit the utilisation of capacity for code share services with Air Berlin on the New Zealand Route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making a submission is 20 September 2016, Tuesday.

Papua New Guinea - 26 August 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 60 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary the following determinations on the Papua New Guinea route:

  • [2011] IASC 132, as amended by [2012] IASC 215;
  • [2014] IASC 105; and
  • [2016] IASC 110.

Qantas is seeking to vary the above determinations to enable reciprocal code sharing with Air Niugini, planned from 30 October 2016. Under the new free-sale code share arrangements between Qantas and Air Niugini, Qantas plans to use the capacity to code share on passenger services operated by Air Niugini between Port Moresby and Brisbane/Sydney/Cairns, while Air Niugini plans to code share on Qantas-operated services between Brisbane and Port Moresby.

New Zealand - 24 August 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application  [PDF: 427 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking to vary Determination [2007] IASC 118 (as varied by Decisions [2009] IASC 201, [2010] IASC 208, [2011] IASC 201, [2011] IASC 210 and [2012] IASC 219) to permit the utilisation of capacity for code share services with Alitalia on the New Zealand Route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making a submission is 7 September 2016, Wednesday.

Papua New Guinea - 27 July 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 132  [PDF: 184 KB]   which allocates 1,000 seats per week of capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. The application for renewal is made on the following basis:

  • the capacity may be utilized by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas (such as Jetstar); and
  • 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.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

Korea - 28 June 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 113 KB]   seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 125 which allocates 500 seats per week of capacity on the Korea route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is  12 July 2016, Tuesday.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform, by email (at iasc@infrastructure.gov.au), the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make an application as soon as practicable.

France Route 1- 20 June 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 137 KB]   seeking to renew Determination [2011] IASC 119  which allocates 250 one-way seats per day averaged over 12 months in each direction on France Route 1. The Determination, as varied, permits the use of the capacity for code share services with British Airways, Air France and Emirates.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Qantas application.

The closing date for making an application is 4 July 2016, Monday.

Hong Kong - 31 May 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Virgin Australia [PDF: 666 KB]   seeking allocation of seven frequencies per week on the Hong Kong route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making an application is 14 June 2016, Tuesday.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform, by email, the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make an application as soon as practicable.

China - 31 May 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Virgin Australia [PDF: 666 KB]   seeking allocation of 1,925 seats per week on the China route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications on the Virgin Australia application.

The closing date for making an application is 14 June 2016, Tuesday.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform, by email, the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make an application as soon as practicable.

Singapore - 30 May 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 134 KB]   seeking to renew Determination [2006] IASC 126 which allocates unlimited frequency and capacity for all-cargo services on the Singapore route.

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

The closing date for making an application is 13 June 2016, Monday.

If you are intending to make an application, please inform, by email, the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make an application as soon as practicable.

Solomon Islands - 02 May 2016

International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received applications [PDF: 328 KB]   from Virgin Australia to vary Determinations [2011] IASC 115 and [2013] IASC 133 to permit the use of the capacity for code share services with Singapore Airlines on the Solomon Islands route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the proposed variations.

The closing date for making a submission is 9 May 2016, Monday.

If you are intending to make a submission, please inform, by email, the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make a submission as soon as practicable.

Papua New Guinea - 16 April 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 326 KB]   from Qantas seeking a variation of Determination [2014] IASC 105 on the Papua New Guinea  route, which allocates 888 seats per week in each direction, to increase the allocation by 1,000 seats per week.

This will bring Qantas’ total allocation to 1,888 seats per week, the same number that Qantas currently holds in total on the route. Qantas will then seek to vary the expiry date of Determination [2011] IASC 132 to the date when the variation to [2014] IASC 105 takes effect.

Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of the following conditions:

Philippines - 12 April 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 310 KB]   from Qantas seeking a new determination on the Philippines route effectively consolidating its multiple determinations on the route. Qantas is applying for a fresh allocation of 1,927 seats (the same number that it currently holds in total on the route) and will seek to revoke its existing determinations within 10 working days from the date of issue of the new determination.

Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of the following conditions:

China - 12 April 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 45 KB]   from Qantas seeking a new determination on the China route effectively consolidating its multiple determinations on the route. Qantas is applying for a fresh allocation of 4,471 seats (the same number that it currently holds in total on the route) and will seek to revoke its existing determinations within 10 working days from the date of issue of the new determination.

Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of the following conditions:

New Caledonia - 12 April 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 305 KB]   seeking a new determination on the New Caledonia route effectively consolidating its multiple determinations on the route. Qantas is applying for a fresh allocation of 788 seats (the same number that it currently holds in total on the route) and will seek to revoke its existing determinations within 10 working days from the date of issue of the new determination.

Qantas is also seeking the inclusion of the following conditions:

United Arab Emirates - 11 April 2016

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 243 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking a variation of Determination [2014] IASC 116, held by Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd, to permit the use of the capacity for code share services with Alitalia on the United Arab Emirates route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the proposed variation.

The closing date for making a submission is 26 April 2016, Tuesday.

If you are intending to make a submission, please inform, by email, the Executive Director of the Commission of your intention to make a submission as soon as practicable.

New Caledonia - 10 December 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 331 KB]   from Qantas seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 113, as amended, which allocates 149 seats per week of capacity on the New Caledonia route.

There are currently 1,612 seats per week of capacity available for immediate allocation to Australian carriers on the New Caledonia route.

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 17 December 2015, with the application due by COB (i.e.5pm) 24 December 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 17 December 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Hong Kong - 06 November 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 306 KB]   from Qantas seeking an additional capacity of three frequencies on the Hong Kong and wishes to consolidate this with its current allocation of 25 frequencies on the route. In effect, Qantas is seeking to have a total allocation of 28 frequencies of passenger capacity per week on the Hong Kong route.

There are currently 45 frequencies per week available for immediate allocation to Australian carriers on the Hong Kong route.

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

Cook Islands - 08 October 2015

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.

Canada - 29 September 2015

The Commission received an application [PDF: 460 KB]   from Qantas seeking to vary Determination [2014] IASC 113 which allocates 1,092 seats per week of passenger capacity, to add conditions permitting American Airlines to codeshare on Qantas-operated services on the Canada route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 6 October 2015, with the submission due by COB (i.e. 5pm) 13 October 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 6 October 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

New Zealand - 21 September 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 360 KB]   from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2014] IASC 102 allocating unlimited capacity and frequency on the New Zealand route. Qantas seeks to add conditions allowing Jetstar Airways Pt Ltd to code share with LATAM Airlines Group on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the proposed variation.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) Monday 28 September 2015, with the submission due by COB (i.e. 5pm) 5 October 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB Monday 28 September 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Singapore - 16 September 2015

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.

New Zealand - 07 September 2015

The International Air Services Commission received an application [PDF: 75 KB]   from Tasman Cargo Airlines seeking a renewal of [2005] IASC 120, as amended, which allocates unlimited freight capacity on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites other applications. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 14 September 2015, with the application due by COB 21 September 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 14 September 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 04 September 2015

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 455 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2011] IASC 110 which allocates 2,800 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Indonesia route and due to expire on 29 August 2016. Virgin Australia further requests to authorise the use of the capacity by its wholly-owned subsidiary.

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 11 September 2015, with the application due by COB 18 September 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 September 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 04 September 2015

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 347 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking a variation to the following determinations on the Indonesia route:

  • [2013] IASC 116
  • [2013] IASC 127
  • [2013] IASC 130
  • [2013] IASC 131
  • [2013] IASC 134

to permit a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Australia to use the capacity.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 11 September 2015, with the submission due by COB 18 September 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 September 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

China - 18 August 2015

The International Air Services Commission received an application [PDF: 54 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of unlimited capacity on the China route between points in Australia other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and points in China other than Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The allocation is requested for a period of ten years from the date of determination.

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

United Kingdom - 18 August 2015

Renewal of Determination [2006] IASC 105 – Qantas.

The International Air Services Commission received an application from Qantas for the renewal of Determination [2006] IASC 105 [PDF: 43 KB]   which allocates unlimited capacity on the United Kingdom route that expires on 31 August 2016. 

In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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) Tuesday 25 August 2015, with the application due by COB 1 September 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB Tuesday 25 August 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Chile - 24 June 2015

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application [PDF: 355 KB]   from Qantas seeking the following:

  • additional capacity of 364 seats per week in each direction on the Chile route;
  • consolidation of all the existing capacity entitlements allocated to Qantas under other determinations—namely, [2014] IASC 111 and [2011] IASC 114 as amended.

This will bring the total amount of capacity allocation to 1,847 seats per week.

Additionally, Qantas has sought the inclusion of certain conditions (set out in the application) in the consolidated determination.

Taiwan - 19 June 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 171 KB]   from Qantas seeking a renewal of Determination [2011] IASC 106 which allocates 2121 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Taiwan route. Qantas is seeking to vary the Determination to hand back 861 seats and retain 1,260 seats for a further five-year period from 7 June 2016.

The Determination is due to expire on 6 June 2016. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 26 June 2015, with the application due by COB 3 July 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 June 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

France-Route 3 (New Caledonia) - 05 June 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 162 KB]   from Qantas seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 112 which allocates 239 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the France-Route 3 (New Caledonia). The Determination is due to expire on 20 May 2016. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 12 June 2015, with the application due by COB 19 June 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 12 June 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 28 May 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 260 KB]  from Pacific Air Express seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 105 which allocates 17.5 tonnes of all-cargo capacity per week in each direction on the Papua New Guinea route. The Determination is due to expire on 24 June 2015. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 4 June 2015, with the application due by COB 11 June 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 4 June 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 16 April 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 133 KB]   from Pacific Air Express seeking a renewal of Determination [2011] IASC 102 which allocates 17.5 tonnes of all-cargo capacity per week in each direction on the Papua New Guinea route and expires on 4 April 2016. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 23 April 2015, with the application due by COB 30 April 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 23 April 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 17 February 2015

The International Air Services Commission has received an application [PDF: 221 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 172 seats of capacity on the Papua New Guinea route.

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 24 February 2015, with the application due by COB 3 March 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 24 February 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Fiji - 23 December 2014

The International Air Services Commission received an application [PDF: 463 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of unlimited capacity on the Fiji route between points in Australia other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and authorised points in Fiji. Qantas' wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, plans to operate services between the Gold Coast and Fiji from March 2015. 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 2 January 2015, with the application due by COB 9 January 2015. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 January 2015, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Japan - 01 December 2014

The International Air Services Commission received an application [PDF: 396 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of seven frequencies per week of capacity on the Japan route to serve Haneda Airport. 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 8 December 2014, with the application due by COB 15 December 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 8 December 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Philipines - 23 October 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 130 KB]   from Qantas seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 123 which allocates 531 seats of capacity per week in each direction on the Philippines route and expires on 24 October 2015. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 30 October 2014, with the application due by COB 6 November 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 30 October 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Cook Islands - 10 October 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 196 KB]   from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination 2009 [IASC] 129 (as varied), which allocates 180 seats per week of capacity on the Cook Islands route. 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 17 October 2014, with the application due by COB 24 October 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 17 October 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Canada - 17 September 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 436 KB]   from Qantas seeking an allocation of 1092 seats of capacity on the Canada route. 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 24 September 2014, with the application due by COB 1 October 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 24 September 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Singapore - 17 September 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 459 KB]   from Qantas to vary Determinations [2007] IASC 116 (as varied) and [2013] IASC 120 to permit Qantas and SriLankan Airlines to code share on the Singapore route. In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 24 September 2014, with the application due by COB 1 October 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 24 September 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Tonga - 04 September 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 294 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination 2009 [IASC] 130 (as varied), which allocates 360 seats per week of capacity on the Tonga route. 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 11 September 2014, with the application due by COB 18 September 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 September 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Vanuatu - 28 August 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 236 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a variation to Determinations [2013] IASC 108 and [2013] IASC 109 to permit the use of the capacity for code share services with Singapore Airlines on the Vanuatu route.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 4 September 2014, with the submission due by COB 11 September 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 4 September 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Chile - 29 July 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 54 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 364 seats of capacity on the Chile route. 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 6 August 2014, with the application due by COB 13 August 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 6 August 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Hong Kong - 18 July 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 45 KB] from Qantas seeking a renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 124, which allocates one all-cargo frequency per week on the Hong Kong route and expires on 13 July 2015. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 28 July 2014, with the application due by COB 4 August 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 28 July 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Italy - 06 June 2014

The Commission has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 164 KB] seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 104 which allocates 400 seats of third country code share capacity per week on the Italy route and expires on 7 June 2015. In accordance with sections 12 and 17 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 13 June 2014, with the application due by COB 20 June 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 13 June 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Tonga - 16 May 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 249 KB] from Virgin Australia to vary the following determinations to permit Singapore Airlines to code share on flights operated by Virgin Australia on the Tonga route:

  • Determination [2009] IASC 130 allocating 360 seats per week; and
  • Determination [2013] IASC 113 allocating 180 seats per week.

The Commission invites, pursuant to section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, submissions about the application for variation. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 23 May 2014, with the application due by COB 30 May 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 23 May 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 08 May 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 244 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 160 seats of passenger capacity per week each way on the Papua New Guinea route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 15 May 2014, with the application due by COB 22 May 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 15 May 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Virgin Australia - Cook Islands - 07 April 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 172 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2010] IASC 102, which allocates 360 seats per week of capacity on the Cook Islands route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 14 April 2014, with the application due by COB 21 April 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 14 April 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 04 April 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 136 KB] from Pacific Air Express to renew Determination [2009] IASC 134 which allocates 17.5 tonnes of freight capacity weekly on the Papua New Guinea route. Other applications for capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 11 April 2014, with the application due by COB 22 April 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 April 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Qantas - Papua New Guinea - 26 March 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 38 KB] from Qantas to renew Determination [2010] IASC 101, which allocates 888 seats per week of capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 2 April 2014, with the application due by COB 9 April 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 April 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Korea - 19 February 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 229 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 1,000 seats per week. Virgin Australia intend to implement code share services, as a marketing carrier, on flights operated by Singapore Airlines.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites applications for the capacity. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 26 February 2014, with the application due by COB 5 March 2014.

If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 February 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Hong Kong - 14 February 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 305 KB] from Qantas proposing a consolidation of its multiple determinations on the Hong Kong route. Qantas currently holds three determinations allocating a total of 25 frequencies per week on the Hong Kong route.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the IASC Act), the Commission invites other applications for allocation of capacity on the Hong Kong route.

Thailand - 14 February 2014

The Commission has received a set of applications [PDF: 376 KB] from Qantas seeking variations to various determinations on the Thailand route to effectively consolidate its multiple determinations on the route.

Qantas holds nine current determinations on the Thailand route which allocate a total of:

  • 12.6 B747 equivalent units per week in each direction for passenger services; and
  • 56 third country code share frequencies per week between Australia and Thailand.

The proposed variations

Qantas requests a variation to Determination [2011] IASC 123 to increase the capacity allocation to a total of:

New Zealand - 14 February 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 462 KB] from Qantas seeking a new allocation of unlimited passenger and freight capacity on the New Zealand route in order to include new conditions and consolidate various conditions contained in multiple decisions.

In accordance with section 12 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the IASC Act), the Commission invites other applications for allocation of capacity on the New Zealand route.

Furthermore, as the Qantas’ application is also a variation of Determination [2006] IASC 109 to include new conditions, the Commission is inviting submissions about the application in accordance with section 22 of the IASC Act. Qantas is seeking permission to include the following new conditions:

Various Routes - 14 February 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 254 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary the following determinations to add a condition permitting Emirates to code share on Jetstar-operated services:

  • [2006] IASC 109, as varied—New Zealand route
  • [2007] IASC 116, as varied—Singapore route
  • [2013] IASC 115—Indonesia route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about the application. The closing date for submitting a notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 21 February 2014, with the submission due by COB 28 February 2014.

If no notice of intention is received by COB 21 February 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

New Zealand - 04 February 2014

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 367 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2006] IASC 109 to permit Japan Airlines to code share on Qantas operated services on the New Zealand route.

In accordance with section 22 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992, the Commission invites submissions about Qantas’ proposed variation. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 11 February 2014, with the submission due by COB 18 February 2014.

If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 February 2014, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Qantas - Philippines - 16 December 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 251 KB] from Qantas to renew Determination [2008] IASC 123 which allocates 129 seats per week on the Philippines route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 24 December 2013, with the application due by COB 6 January 2014. If no notice of intention is received by COB 24 December 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Japan - 06 November 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 448 KB] from Qantas seeking a revocation of Determination [2013] IASC 104 which allocates 6.1 units of capacity on the Japan route, and a variation of Determination [2011] IASC 128 to reduce the capacity allocated from 43.4 units to 7 units of capacity per week on the Japan route.

In accordance with subsection 27AA(3) of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the Act), on receipt of a request to revoke a determination, the Commission must make a decision revoking the determination.

Renewal - Virgin Australia - Thailand - 05 November 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 159 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 133 which allocates 3.15 B747 equivalent services of capacity in each direction on the Thailand route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 12 November 2013, with the application due by COB 19 November 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 12 November 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 04 November 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 391 KB] from Qantas seeking variations to various determinations on the Indonesia route to effectively consolidate its multiple determinations on the route.

Qantas holds 10 determinations on the Indonesia route which allocate a total of:

  • 14,468 seats of capacity per week for the exercise of third and fourth freedom traffic rights; and
  • 2,146 seats with 12 frequencies per week, beyond Indonesia, seven of which may serve Denpasar.

Additionally, Qantas holds Determination [2013] IASC 135 which allocates unlimited passenger capacity on the route between points in Australia, except Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and points in Indonesia, valid for 10 years.

The proposed variations

Renewal - Thailand - Qantas - 31 October 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 257 KB] from Qantas seeking the renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 120, which allocates 1.4 B747 equivalent units of capacity per week on the Thailand route. Other applications for this capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 7 November 2013, with the application due by COB 14 November 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 7 November 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Japan - 17 October 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 665 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2012] IASC 102 for unlimited capacity for passenger services between points in Australia and points in Japan, other than Haneda airport. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 24 October 2013, with the submission due by COB 31 October 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 24 October 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 18 September 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 412 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a variation to Determination [2013] IASC 130 to permit the utilisation of the capacity allocated to be used for code share services with Delta on the route. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 25 September 2013, with the submission due by COB 3 October 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 25 September 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Various - Virgin Australia - 12 September 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 181 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking the renewal of determinations [2008] IASC 128 on the Cook Islands route and [2008] IASC 129 on the Fiji route. These determinations are due to expire in the next 12 months.

The Commission invites other applications relating to the capacity subject of renewal. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 19 September 2013, with the application due by COB 26 September 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 19 September 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Vanuatu - Pacific Air Express - 20 August 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 133 KB] from Pacific Air Express seeking to renew Determination [2009] IASC 118, as varied by Decision [2010] IASC 211 which allocates 17.5 tonnes per week of freight capacity on the Vanuatu route. The application seeks a renewal of the determination for a further period of 10 years from 12 August 2014.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 27 August 2013, with the application due by COB 3 September 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 27 August 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Indonesia - Qantas - 19 August 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 284 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew determination [2009] IASC 115 which allocates unlimited passenger capacity between points in Australia except Sydney, Melbourne (including Avalon), Brisbane, Perth and points in Indonesia.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 26 August 2013, with the application due by COB 2 September 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 August 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal - Indonesia - Virgin Australia - 19 August 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 255 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking the renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 113 which allocates 720 seats in each direction on the Indonesia route. Other applications for this capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 26 August 2013, with the application due by COB 2 September 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 August 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Hong Kong- 19 August 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 437 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to determinations [2009] IASC 123, [2011] IASC 116 and [2011] IASC 117 which together allocate 25 frequencies on the Hong Kong Route. The application for variation seeks to enable Jet Airways to code share on Qantas operated services between Australia and Hong Kong. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 26 August 2013, with the submission due by COB 2 September 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 August 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 07 June 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 346 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determinations [2009] IASC 105 and [2009] IASC 106 which allocate capacity on the Indonesia route. Other applications relating to the capacity subject of renewal are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 17 June 2013, with the application due by COB 24 June 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 17 June 2013, the Commission may proceed to decide on the application.

Fiji - 06 July 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 175 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 109 allocating capacity on the Fiji route. Other applications relating to the capacity subject to renewal are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 12 July 2013, with the application due by COB 19 July 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 12 July 2013, the Commission may proceed to decide on the application.

Solomon Islands - 06 July 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 175 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 110 allocating capacity on the Solomon Islands route. Other applications relating to the capacity subject to renewal are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5 pm) on 12 July 2013, with the application due by COB 19 July 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 12 July 2013, the Commission may proceed to decide on the application.

New Zealand - 28 June 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 571 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2006] IASC 109, which allocates capacity on the New Zealand route, to permit Emirates to code share on Qantas operated services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 5 July 2013, with the submission due by COB 12 July 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 5 July 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Hong Kong- 27 May 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 460 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation of various determinations which together allocate a total of 25 frequencies on the Hong Kong route, to enable Finnair to code share on Qantas' services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 3 June 2013, with the submission due by COB 10 June 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 3 June 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Thailand - 15 May 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 46 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a variation to Determination [2009] IASC 133, which allocates capacity on the Thailand route, to permit Air Berlin to code share on Virgin Australia services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 22 May 2013, with the submission due by COB 29 May 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 22 May 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 22 April 2013

Qantas has submitted a variation [PDF: 223 KB] to its application of 5 April 2013, increasing the requested allocation of capacity from 27.5 tonnes of freight capacity to a total of 35 tonnes. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 26 April 2013, with the application due by COB 3 May 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Papua New Guinea - 5 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 540 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 27.5 tonnes of freight capacity. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

Various Routes - 16 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 265 KB] from Qantas seeking to renew its determinations on the Vietnam, China and Indonesia routes. These determinations are due to expire in the next 12 months. The Commission invites other applications relating to the capacity subject of renewal.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 23 April 2013, with the application due by COB 30 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 23 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

France (Route 3) New Caledonia - 15 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 292 KB] from Pacific Air Express seeking an allocation of one B737F service per week of freight capacity on the New Caledonia route. Other applications for the capacity and submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application or submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 19 April 2013, with the application or submission due by COB 26 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 19 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Nauru - 15 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 207 KB] from Pacific Air Express seeking an allocation of three B737F services per week of freight capacity on the Nauru route. Other applications for the capacity and submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application or submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 19 April 2013, with the application or submission due by COB 26 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 19 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Nauru - 04 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 627 KB] from Chapman Freeborn seeking an allocation of 32 tonnes of freight capacity on the Nauru route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

United Arab Emirates - 03 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 400 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a variation of Determination [2010] IASC 118, which allocates three services per week in each direction on the route, to permit Air Berlin to code share on Virgin Australia's services. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 10 April 2013, with the submission due by COB 17 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 10 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 03 April 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 281 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking a renewal of Determination [2009] IASC 103 which allocates 720 seats of capacity on the route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 10 April 2013, with the application due by COB 17 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 10 April 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Singapore - 28 March 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 352 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 400 seats per week beyond Singapore to Colombo, which Virgin Australia plans to use to provide joint services with Singapore Airlines. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 27 March 2013, with the application due by COB 3 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 27 March 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Singapore - 19 March 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 528 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 300 seats per week on the Singapore route which it plans to use to provide code share services on Emirates. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 26 March 2013, with the application due by COB 2 April 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 March 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Italy - 12 March 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 49 KB] from Qantas, seeking a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 113 to reduce capacity from 600 to 300 seats and to enable Qantas to code share with Emirates on the Italy route effective from 31 March 2013. Qantas has also amended its request of 3 September 2012 to renew Determination [2007] IASC 113, by seeking renewal of 300 seats of the 600 seats allocated by this determination.

Submissions about this application are invited. As the application involves a reduction in capacity (which normally does not require consultation) and a variation for code sharing that has been approved for other applications, rather than the normal 10 working days for submissions, the closing date for submissions will be COB Tuesday 19 March 2013.

France Route 3 (New Caledonia) - 20 February 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 285 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 150 seats to accommodate aircraft substitution on the route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 27 February 2013, with the submission due by COB 6 March 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 27 February 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Thailand - 11 February 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 519 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation of Determination [2011] IASC 101, which allocates 14 third party code share services per week on the Thailand route, to add conditions enabling it to use the capacity to provide joint services with Emirates on the route. Qantas also sought to have conditions permitting joint services with Finnair removed. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 18 February 2013, with the submission due by COB 25 February 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 18 February 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Various Routes - 24 January 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 623 KB] from Qantas seeking to vary various determinations to permit Emirates to code share on Qantas services between points in Australia and the United Kingdom, via Dubai and points in Australia to Singapore and Thailand. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 31 January 2013, with the submission due by COB 7 February 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 31 January 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

France Route 1 - 24 January 2013

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 629 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation of Determination [2011] IASC 119 which allocates 250 one-way seats per day averaged over 12 months in each direction on France Route 1. The variation sought is to permit Emirates to code share on Qantas services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 31 January 2013, with the submission due by COB 7 February 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 31 January 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Review of determinations allocating capacity to Heavy Lift Cargo Airlines of Australia (HeavyLift) - 18 January 2013

HeavyLift currently has the following determinations:

Papua New Guinea route
• [2009] IASC 117, which allocates 16.5 tonnes of freight capacity; and
• [2011] IASC 111, which allocates 22.5 tonnes of freight capacity.

Solomon Islands route
• [2008] IASC 130, which allocates 25 tonnes of freight capacity.

New Zealand route
• [2005] IASC 101, which allocates unlimited freight capacity.

On 8 August 2012 the Commission was informed by the Department of Infrastructure and Transport that HeavyLift’s International Airline Licence had been cancelled.

Under section 10 of the International Air Services Commission Act 1992 (the Act), the Commission may, at any time, conduct a review of a determination if it believes there may be grounds for varying, suspending or revoking the determination.

Italy - 18 December 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 519 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2010] IASC 104 which allocates 400 seats on the Italy route. The application is seeking to permit Emirates to code share on Qantas services between Dubai and Milan. Submissions about this application are invited.

In view of the Department's Christmas shutdown, the closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie. 5pm) on 4 January 2013. Submission are due by COB 11 January 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 4 January 2013, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 12 December 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 238 KB] from Virgin Australia for a variation of [2008] IASC 120 to permit Delta Airlines to code share on Virgin Australia services. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie. 5pm) on 19 December 2012. In view of the Department's Christmas shutdown, submission are due by COB 8 January 2013. If no notice of intention is received by COB 19 December 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Japan - 27 November 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 3033 KB] from Qantas for a variation of various Determinations to permit Japan Airlines to code share on Jetstar Airways services between Australia and Japan until 30 June 2017. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie. 5pm) on 4 December 2012, with the submission due by COB 11 December 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 4 December 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Thailand - 16 November 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 243 KB] from Virgin Australia for a variation of Determination [2009] IASC 133 to permit Etihad Airways to code share on Virgin Australia services on the Thailand route. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 23 November 2012, with the submission due by COB 30 November 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 23 November 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

United Arab Emirates - 04 October 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 73 KB]  from Qantas for an allocation of fourteen frequencies per week on the United Arab Emirates route. Qantas plans to operate daily services from both Sydney and Melbourne to London, via Dubai. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (i.e. 5pm) on 11 October 2012, with the application due by COB 18 October 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 October 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 25 September 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 245 KB]  from Virgin Australia for a variation to Determination [2009] IASC 113 to permit Delta to code share on Virgin Australia services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 2 October 2012, with the submission due by COB 9 October 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 October 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

New Zealand - 25 September 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 254 KB]  from Virgin Australia for a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 118 to permit Singapore Airlines to code share on Virgin Australia services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 2 October 2012, with the submission due by COB 9 October 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 October 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Renewal of Determinations expiring in 2013 - 04 September 2012

Qantas has applied to the Commission to renew a number determinations expiring in 2013. The application may be viewed here. [PDF: 60 KB]

Virgin Australia has also applied to the Commission to renew a number of determinations. The Virgin Australia application may be viewed here. [PDF: 507 KB]

The determinations subject to renewal and any subsequent variations to the determinations may be viewed on the Commission web site under Determinations and Decisions.

Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 11 September 2012, with applications due by COB 18 September 2012, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

South Africa - 05 July 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 49 KB] from Qantas seeking a new determination for a total of 7 frequencies per week in each direction on the South Africa route. This is intended to replace the determinations currently held on the route. Qantas is also applying for the new determination to include a condition to permit SAA to code share on Qantas services until 31 March 2016. Further information about the application can be found here [PDF: 158 KB] .

Netherlands - 26 June 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 233 KB]  from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 400 seats of passenger capacity per week on the Netherlands route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) on 3 July 2012, with applications due by COB 10 July 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 3 July 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

France - 26 June 2012

The Commission has received from Virgin Australia an application  [PDF: 265 KB]  for a variation to Determination [2010] IASC120 to permit Singapore Airlines to code share on Virgin Australia services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 3 July 2012, with the submission due by COB 10 July 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 3 July 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

South Africa - 21 June 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 110 KB] from Qantas seeking an interim authorisation to continue the current code share between South African Airways and Qantas.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 28 June 2012, with the submission due by COB 5 July 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 28 June 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Bangladesh and Thailand - 12 April 2012

As part of the Capacity Utilisation reporting process, Virgin Australia have applied  [PDF: 161 KB]  to the Commission for a variation to determinations on two routes.

On the Bangladesh route Virgin Australia have applied to vary Determination [2011] IASC 122 to remove provisions for Etihad Airways to code share on Virgin Australia International Airlines services and add provisions to provide joint services with Singapore Airlines.

On the Thailand route Virgin Australia have applied to vary Determination [2010] IASC 119 to remove provisions for Etihad Airways to code share on Virgin Australia International Airlines services and add provisions to provide joint services with Singapore Airlines.

Japan - 09 March 2012

The Commission has received an application   [PDF: 27 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation of [2012] IASC 102 to permit Japan Airlines to code share on Jetstar services. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 16 March 2012, with the submission due by COB 23 March 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 16 March 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Taiwan - 06 March 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 55 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking an allocation of 1,000 seats per week on the Taiwan route to facilitate plans to code share on Singapore Airlines services on the Australia-Singapore-Taipei route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 13 March 2012, with the application due by COB 20 March 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 13 March 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

Papua New Guinea - 01 March 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 308 KB] from Qantas seeking to extend the authorisations permitting it to code share with Air Niugini on the Papua New Guinea route. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 8 March 2012, with the submission due by COB 15 March 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 8 March 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Indonesia - 28 February 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 52 KB] from Virgin Australia seeking to transfer the 8,560 seats of capacity currently held by Virgin Australia Airlines to Virgin Australia International Airlines. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB (ie 5pm) on 6 March 2012, with the submission due by COB 13 March 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 6 March 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a decision.

Japan - 13 February 2012

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 306 KB] from Qantas seeking unlimited capacity between Australia and points in Japan other than Narita and Haneda Airport. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 20 February 2012, with the application due by COB 27 February 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 February 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

Philippines - 12 January 2012

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 32 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 180 seats per week on the Philippines route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 19 January 2012, with the application due by COB 26 January 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 19 January 2012, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

New Zealand - 20 December 2011

The Commission has received an application from Pacific Blue Airlines (Australia)  [PDF: 60 KB]  seeking a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 118 to permit Delta Air Lines to code share on Pacific Blue Airlines services between Australia and Auckland and Christchurch. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 4 January 2011, with submissions due by COB 11 January 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 4 January 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Submissions received - 11 January 2011

Tourism Victoria -  [PDF: 153 KB]

Singapore - 13 December 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 421 KB] from HeavyLift Cargo Airlines requesting an allocation of unlimited all-cargo capacity on the Singapore route. Other applications for capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 20 December 2011, with the application due by COB 6 January 2012. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 December 2011, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

Fiji - 01 December 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 71 KB] from Pacific Air Express for an allocation of 17.5 tonnes of freight capacity per week on the Fiji route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 8 December 2011, with the application due by COB 15 December 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 8 December 2011, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

Vietnam - 18 November 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 434 KB] from Strategic Airlines, trading as Air Australia Airways, for an allocation of four frequencies per week from Australia's mainline ports. Strategic have also applied for unlimited capacity between points in Australia, other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and authorised points in Vietnam. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 25 November 2011, with the application due by COB 2 December 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 25 November 2011, the Commission may proceed to make a determination.

Thailand - 15 November 2011

Qantas has applied [PDF: 47 KB] to the Commission for an allocation of two frequencies per week on the Thailand route. Qantas plans to use the capacity for third country code share services with Jetstar Asia between Singapore and Thailand. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB (ie 5pm) 22 November 2011, with the application due by COB 29 November 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 22 November 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Renewal of determinations expiring in 2012 - 20 October 2011

Virgin has applied to the Commission to renew two determinations. The application may be viewed here. [PDF: 211 KB]

Qantas has also applied to the Commission to renew a number of determinations. The Qantas application may be viewed here. [PDF: 156 KB]

The determinations subject to renewal and any subsequent variations to the determinations may be viewed on the Commission web site under Determinations and Decisions.

Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 27 October 2011, with applications due by COB 3 November 2011, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Chile - 04 October 2011

Qantas has applied [PDF: 55 KB] to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2011] IASC 114 to permit LAN Airlines to code share on Qantas services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 12 October 2011, with the submissions due by COB 19 October 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 12 October 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Submission Received - 20 October 2011

Interested member of the public - [PDF: 13 KB]

Chile - 02 September 2011

Qantas have applied  [PDF: 58 KB]  to the Commission for an allocation of 1,119 seats per week on the Chile route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is close of business (ie. 5pm) 9 September 2011, with the applications due by close of business 16 September 2011. If no notice of intention is received by close of business 9 September 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

South Africa - 16 August 2011

Qantas have applied [PDF: 109 KB] to the Commission for approval of an extension to the code share arrangements between Qantas and South African Airways. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 23 August 2011, with the submissions due by COB 30 August 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 23 August 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia- 15 July 2011

Qantas have applied  [PDF: 58 KB]  to the Commission for an allocation of 7,350 seats per week on the Indonesia route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is close of business (ie. 5pm) 22 July 2011, with the applications due by close of business (ie. 5pm) 29 July 2011. If no notice of intention is received by close of business 22 July 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

India - 15 July 2011

The Commission have received an application  [PDF: 80 KB]  from Virgin Australia seeking 1,625 seats of third country code share capacity to permit Singapore airlines and/or SilkAir to code share on Virgin Australia services to points in India via Singapore. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is close of business (ie. 5pm) 22 July 2011, with the applications due by close of business (ie. 5pm) 29 July 2011. If no notice of intention is received by close of business 22July 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

China - 14 July 2011

Qantas have applied  [PDF: 58 KB]  to the Commission for an allocation of 2,170 seats of capacity on the China route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is cob 21 July 2011, with the applications due by cob 28 July 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 21 July 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia - 04 July 2011

Virgin Australia Airlines have applied  [PDF: 75 KB]  to the Commission for an allocation of 2,800 seats of capacity on the Indonesia route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is cob 11 July 2011, with the applications due by cob 18 July 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 11 July 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand - 18 June 2011

Qantas have applied  [PDF: 56 KB] to the Commission for an allocation of fourteen B747 equivalent frequencies per week to be used for third country code share services on the route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is close of business (ie. 5pm) 25 August 2011, with the applications due by close of business 1 September 2011. If no notice of intention is received by close of business 25 August 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

United States - 14 June 2011

V Australia have applied  [PDF: 57 KB]  to the Commission for a variation of [2008] IASC 110, which allocates capacity on the US route, to permit Delta to code share on V Australia services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 21 June 2011, with the submissions due by cob 28 June 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 21 June 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Papua New Guinea - 13 June 2011

HeavyLift have applied [PDF: 648 KB]  to the Commission to renew Determination [2005] IASC 114, as varied by Decision [2011] IASC 204, the total of which allocates 22.5 tonnes of freight capacity on the PNG route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application or submission is close of business (ie. 5pm) 18 August 2011, with the applications and submissions due by close of business (ie. 5pm) 25 August 2011. If no notice of intention is received by close of business 18 August 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Submissions

Letter of support - Sanko Bussan (PNG)  [PDF: 313 KB]

Indonesia - 10 June 2011

Virgin Blue Airlines have applied  [PDF: 70 KB]  to the Commission for a variation of various determinations on the Indonesia route to permit V Australia to code share on Virgin Blue services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 17 June 2011, with the submissions due by cob 24 June 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 17 June 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu - 10 June 2011

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 85 KB]  from Pacific Blue Australia seeking a variation to various determinations to permit V Australia to code share on Pacific Blue Australia's services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 17 June 2011, with the submissions due by cob 24 June 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 17 June 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

China - 20 May 2011

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 93 KB]  from Strategic Airlines seeking an allocation of 1,911 seats of capacity per week on the China route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 27 May 2011, with the submissions due by cob 3 June 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 27 May 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

New Zealand - 16 May 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 60 KB]  from Pacific Blue Australia seeking a variation of Determination [2007] IASC 118 to permit Air New Zealand to code share on Pacific Blue Australia services on the New Zealand route. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 23 May 2011, with the submissions due by cob 30 May 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 23 May 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand and Taiwan - 06 May 2011

The Commission has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 57 KB]  seeking an allocation of fourteen frequencies per week on the Thailand route and 2,121 weekly seats on the Taiwan route to be used for third country code share services. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is cob 12 May 2011, with the applications due by cob 19 May 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 12 May 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia - 21 April 2011

The Commission has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 35 KB]  seeking an allocation of 540 seats and three frequencies of beyond Indonesia capacity, to allow them to introduce additional services from Australia to Denpasar and to points beyond Indonesia. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 3 May 2011, with the submissions due by cob 10 May 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 3 May 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

United States - 21 April 2011

The Commission has received an application from Strategic Airlines  [PDF: 44 KB]  seeking an allocation of capacity to operate services between Australia and the United States. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 3 May 2011, with the submissions due by cob 10 May 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 3 May 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Fiji - 18 April 2011

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 88 KB]  from Pacific Blue Australia seeking to vary a number of Determinations that allocate capacity on the Fiji route to permit joint services with V Australia. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 28 April 2011, with the submissions due by cob 5 May 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 28 April 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand - 01 April 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 503 KB]   from Pacific Blue Australia, seeking a variation of Determination [2009] IASC 133 which allocates 3.15 B747 equivalent services of capacity per week in each direction on the Thailand route, to permit the capacity allocated to be used to offer joint services with V Australia or any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Blue Group. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is cob 8 April 2011, with the submissions due by cob 15 April 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 8 April 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Papua New Guinea - 01 April 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 1667 KB] from Pacific Air Express, seeking an allocation of 17.5 tonnes of cargo capacity per week on the PNG route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is cob 4 April 2011, with applications due by cob 11 April 2011. If no notice of intention is received by cob 4 April 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Singapore - 12 January 2011

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 67 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 116 to permit Finnair to code share on Qantas operated services between Australia and Singapore. Qantas has also sought an allocation of 14 frequencies per week to enable Qantas to code share on Finnair’s Bangkok-Helsinki and Singapore-Helsinki services. Applications and submissions about the applications are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application or submission is COB 20 January 2011, with applications or submissions due by COB 27 January 2011. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 January 2011, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Japan - 25 November 2010

The Commission has received an application from Qantas [PDF: 75 KB]  seeking a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 108 which allocates capacity on the Japan route to permit Japan Airlines to code share on Qantas operated services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 2 December 2010, with submissions due by COB 9 December 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 December 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Japan - 19 October 2010

The Commission has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 264 KB]  seeking to extend and vary current authorisations that permit Jetstar Airways to code share with Japan Airlines on selected Jetstar services. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 26 October 2010, with submissions due by COB 2 November 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 26 October 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand - 19 October 2010

The Commission has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 70 KB]  for a variation to Determination [2006] IASC 110 to permit Kenya Airways to code share on Qantas operated passenger services on the Thailand route. Qantas is also seeking an allocation of seven frequencies per week for third country code share services on the Thailand route to enable Qantas to code share on Kenya Airways operated services beyond Thailand. Submissions about the application and other applications for the capacity are invited.

Philippines - 14 October 2010

The Commission has received an application from Qantas  [PDF: 44 KB]  for an allocation of 531 seats per week on the Philippines route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 21 October 2010, with applications due by COB 28 October 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 21 October 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Renewal of determinations expiring in 2011 - 14 October 2010

Qantas has applied to the Commission to renew a number of determinations. The application may be viewed here  [PDF: 86 KB] .

The determinations subject to renewal and any subsequent variations to the determinations may be viewed on the Commission website under Determinations and Decisions.

Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 21 October 2010, with applications due by 28 October 2010, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Zealand - 04 October 2010

The Commission has received an application from Pacific Blue Australia  [PDF: 50 KB]  for a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 118, which allocates capacity on the New Zealand route, to enable Etihad Airlines to code share on its services between Australia and Auckland and Christchurch. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 11 October 2010, with submissions due by COB 18 October 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 October 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand, France, Greece, Bangladesh and UAE - 04 October 2010

The Commission has received an application from V Australia  [PDF: 140 KB] for approval of code share arrangements between V Australia and Etihad Airways on the Thailand, Greece, Bangladesh and UAE routes, and an application for capacity on the France, Greece, Bangladesh and UAE routes. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 11 October 2010, with applications due by COB 18 October 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 11 October 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Thailand - 28 September 2010

The Commission has received an application from Strategic Airlines [PDF: 28 KB] seeking an allocation of the equivalent of 4.2 B747 aircraft each week on the route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 5 October 2010, with applications due by COB 12 October 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 5 October 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia - 13 September 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 77 KB] to vary all Determinations currently allocating capacity to Pacific Blue Australia to transfer the allocated capacity to Virgin Blue Airlines. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 20 September 2010 with submissions due by COB 27 September 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 September 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Fiji - 13 September 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 134 KB] to vary Determinations [2009] IASC 131 and [2008] IASC 129,which together allocate 2,167 seats per week of capacity to V Australia, to transfer the capacity to Pacific Blue Australia. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 20 September 2010 with submissions due by COB 27 September 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 20 September 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

China - 26 August 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 41 KB] from Qantas seeking a variation of Determination [2008] IASC 121 to increase the allocation of seats by 166 per week in each direction. Submissions about the application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 2 September 2010 with submissions due by COB 9 September 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 2 September 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia - 27 July 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 62 KB] from Qantas seeking an allocation of 3,898 seats per week on the Indonesia route, and an allocation of 729 seats and four frequencies beyond Indonesia capacity. Other applications for any or all of the capacity sought by Qantas are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 3 August 2010, with applications due by COB 10 August 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 3 August 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

South Africa - 29 June 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 484 KB] from Qantas seeking an extension, for a further two years from 31 December 2010, of the current authorisations that permit Qantas to code share with South African Airways on Qantas services between Sydney and Johannesburg. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 6 July 2010, with submissions due by COB 13 July 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 6 July 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Indonesia - 24 June 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 346 KB] from Strategic Airlines for an allocation of unlimited capacity on the Indonesia route. Other applications are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 1 July 2010, with applications due by COB 8 July 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 1 July 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Papua New Guinea - 15 June 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 85 KB] from Pionair Australia for an allocation of 18 tonnes of freight capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. On Tuesday 15 June 2010, Pionair revised the amount of capacity sought, and has reduced its application to 12 tonnes of capacity per week, via email correspondence. Other applications for the capacity sought by Pionair are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 22 June 2010, with applications due by COB 29 June 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 22 June 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Papua New Guinea - 07 June 2010

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 96 KB]  from Pacific Air Express (Australia) Pty Ltd (ABN 26 074 265 553) seeking an allocation of 17.5 tonnes of freight capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 14 June 2010, with applications due by COB 21 June 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 14 June 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Italy - 01 June 2010

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 71 KB]  from Qantas Airways Limited (ACN 009 661 901) (Qantas) seeking an allocation of 400 third country code share seats per week of capacity on the Italy route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 8 June 2010, with applications due by COB 15 June 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 8 June 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Singapore - 11 May 2010

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 66 KB]  from Qantas Airways Limited (ACN 009 661 901) (Qantas) seeking a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 116 [PDF: 103 KB]  which allocates capacity on the Singapore route. The variation sought would permit China Eastern Airlines to code share on Qantas services between Australia and Singapore. Submissions about this application are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 18 May 2010, with submissions due by COB 25 may 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 18 may 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide on the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Korea - 10 May 2010

The Commission has received an application  [PDF: 64 KB]  from Qantas Airways Limited (ACN 009 661 901) (Qantas) seeking an allocation of unlimited capacity and frequency for all cargo services on the Korea route. Other applications for the capacity are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 17 May 2010, with applications due by COB 24 May 2010. If no notice of intention is received by COB 17 May 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Cook Islands - 30 March 2010

The Commission has received an application [PDF: 82 KB] from Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (ABN 79 097 892 389) (Pacific Blue Australia) seeking an allocation of two frequencies per week on the Cook Islands route. The airline plans to add two B737-800 services per week on the route. An allocation of 360 seats per week is required to facilitate the two weekly services. Other applications for some or all of the capacity sought by Pacific Blue Australia are invited.

Please note that additional capacity entitlements for Australian carriers were concluded recently between the aeronautical authorities of Australia and the Cook Islands. There are now 2,660 seats per week of capacity available for allocation.

Papua New Guinea - 12 March 2010

The Commission has received an application from Qantas Airways Limited (ACN 009 661 901) (Qantas) seeking an allocation of 888 seats of capacity per week on the Papua New Guinea route [PDF: 61 KB] . The airline plans to introduce 12 Bombardier Dash8-Q400 services per week between Cairns and Port Moresby from July 2010. Other applications for some or all of the capacity sought by Qantas are invited.

The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 19 March 2010, with applications due by COB 26 March 2010, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission. If no notice of intention to apply is received by COB 19 March 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Fiji - 22 February 2010

Australia has applied for a variation of Determination [2008] IASC 117 to transfer to Pacific Blue Australia the 360 seats of capacity per week allocated by the Determination (V Australia application) – [PDF: 89 KB] . Submissions about the application are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is 1 March 2010, with submissions due by 8 March 2010 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

If no notice of intention is received by cob 1 March 2010, the Commission may proceed to decide the matters under consideration as soon as practicable after that date.

Papua New Guinea - 07 December 2009

Pacific Air Express has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 17.5 tonnes of cargo capacity per week on the Papua New Guinea route. Pacific Air Express application [PDF: 840 KB] . Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 14 December 2009, with applications due by 21 December 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Singapore - 26 October 2009

The Commission has received an application from Australian Indian Ocean Territories Airlines (AIOTA) for unlimited capacity between Christmas Island and Singapore. AIOTA plans to wet-lease a Boeing 737-300 from Our Airlines for these operations. AIOTA application. [PDF: 123 KB] Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 2 November 2009, with submissions due by 9 November 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Vietnam - 08 October 2009

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.

Indonesia - 06 October 2009

The Commission has received an application from Strategic Airlines to transfer to it capacity on the Indonesia route currently held by Ozjet Airlines. Ozjet is owned by Strategic Global and Strategic Airlines is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Strategic Global. Strategic plans to commence a once weekly A330 service between Brisbane and Denpasar from 6 December 2009. It plans to introduce a second weekly service from 30 June 2010, subject to securing a small amount of additional capacity via the ‘spill-over” provisions of the Australia – Indonesia air services arrangements. Strategic Airlines Application [PDF: 937 KB] Submissions about the application are invited.

Thailand - 01 October 2009

Qantas has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 1.4 Boeing 747-400 equivalent units on the Thailand route, to allow Jetstar to add an additional two services between Sydney and Phuket during peak periods though the year. Qantas Application [PDF: 588 KB] Other applications for this capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 8 October 2009, with applications due by 15 October 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

India - 21 September 2009

Qantas has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2008] IASC 122 [PDF: 75 KB] which allocates 1,175 seats in each direction. The variation sought is to allow Jetstar or any wholly-owned subsidiary of the Qantas Group to hold out joint services on the route. Qantas application. [PDF: 656 KB] Submissions about this application are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is 28 September 2009, with submissions due by 5 October 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Thailand - 18 August 2009

V Australia has applied for an allocation of seven frequencies per week on the Thailand route. V Australia application [PDF: 56 KB] . Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 25 August 2009, with applications due by the 1 September 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Fiji - 12 August 2009

V Australia has applied for an allocation of 1,267 seats per week on the Fiji route. V Australia plans to operate daily B777 services on the Fiji route. V Australia application [PDF: 64 KB] . In order to obtain the total of 2,527 seats required for the operation of these services, V Australia also plans to used 1,260 seats which are proposed to be transferred from Pacific Blue Australia to V Australia.

Renewal of determinations expiring in 2010 - 08 August 2009

Qantas has applied to the Commission to renew a number of determinations. The application may be viewed here [PDF: 1147 KB] .

Pacific Blue has also applied to the Commission to renew determinations. The application may be viewed here [PDF: 539 KB] .

The determinations subject to renewal and any subsequent variations to the determinations may be viewed on the Commission website under Determinations and Decisions.

Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 19 October 2009, with applications due by 26 October 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 03 August 2009

Qantas Airways Ltd (Qantas) has applied to the Commission for an unlimited allocation of capacity on the Indonesia route between points other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Qantas application [PDF: 56 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 3 August 2009, with applications due by 10 August 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Vanuatu - 30 July 2009

Pacific Air Express Australia has applied for an allocation of 35 tonnes of capacity per week on the Vanuatu Route. Pacific Air Express application [PDF: 141 KB] . Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 10 August 2009, with applications due by the 17 August 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Caledonia - 22 July 2009

Pacific Wings Pty Ltd (Pacific Wings) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 0.5 units of capacity per week in each direction on the New Caledonia route (France – Route 3). Pacific Wings application [PDF: 56 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 30 July 2009, with applications due by 6 August 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 15 July 2009

Qantas Airways Ltd (Qantas) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 125 seats per week of capacity on the Indonesia route [PDF: 66 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 23 July 2009, with applications due by COB 30 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 14 July 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 720 seats per week of capacity on the Indonesia route [PDF: 59 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 23 July 2009, with applications due by COB 30 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Solomon Islands - 01 July 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of capacity on the Solomon Islands route. The capacity sought is 180 seats in each direction. [PDF: 60 KB] Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 8 July 2009, with applications due by COB 15 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Solomon Island - 01 July 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of capacity on the Solomon Islands route. The capacity sought is 180 seats in each direction. [PDF: 60 KB] Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 8 July 2009, with applications due by COB 15 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Papua New Guinea - 30 June 2009

Qantas Airways Ltd (Qantas) has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2006] IASC 129, which allocates capacity on the Papua New Guinea route, for continued authorization to use the capacity in code share services with Air New Guinea from 1 January 2010 until 31 December 2012 [PDF: 428 KB] . Submissions about the application are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 23 July 2009, with submissions due by COB 30 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Fiji - 29 June 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of capacity on the Fiji route. The capacity sought is to permit Pacific Blue to operate unlimited capacity between points in Australia, other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and points in Fiji. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 49 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 7 July 2009, with applications due by COB 14 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Fiji - 29 June 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of capacity on the Fiji route. The capacity sought is to permit Pacific Blue to operate unlimited capacity between points in Australia, other than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and points in Fiji. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 49 KB] . Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 7 July 2009, with applications due by COB 14 July 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

United Kingdom and Thailand - 15 June 2009

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determinations [2006] IASC 105 and [2006] IASC 110 to enable code sharing by Iberia on Qantas services on the Untied Kingdom and Thailand routes. Qantas application [PDF: 68 KB] Submissions are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 23 June 2009, with submissions due by COB 30 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Papua New Guinea - 15 June 2009

HeavyLift Cargo Airlines Pty Ltd has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 16,500kg capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. HeavyLift application [PDF: 50 KB] Other applications for the capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for applications 23 June 2009, with applications due by COB 30 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Other Applications

On 18 June 2009, the Commission received an application from Pacific Air Express for an allocation of 16,500kg capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. Pacific Air Express application [PDF: 794 KB]

Papua New Guinea - 15 June 2009

HeavyLift Cargo Airlines Pty Ltd has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 16,500kg capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. Heavylift application [PDF: 50 KB] Other applications for the capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notification of applications is COB 23 June 2009, with applications due by COB 30 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Other Applications

On 18 June 2009, the Commission received an application from Pacific Air Express for an allocation of 16,500kg capacity on the Papua New Guinea route. Pacific Air Express application [PDF: 794 KB]

Indonesia - 12 June 2009

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 360 seats per week on the Indonesia Route. Qantas Application [PDF: 72 KB] Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 23 June 2009, with applications due by 30 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Zealand and New Caledonia - 02 June 2009

Pacific Wings Pty Ltd (Pacific Wings) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of unlimited capacity on the New Zealand route and 0.25 units of capacity per week in each direction on the New Caledonia route. Pacific Wings application. [PDF: 120 KB] Other applications for capacity on either route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 16 June 2009, with applications due by 23 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Zealand and New Caledonia - 02 June 2009

Pacific Wings Pty Ltd (Pacific Wings) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of unlimited capacity on the New Zealand route and 0.25 units of capacity per week in each direction on the New Caledonia route. Pacific Wings application [PDF: 120 KB] Other applications for capacity on either route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is 16 June 2009, with applications due by 23 June 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Thailand - 11 May 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of seven frequencies each way each week on the Thailand route. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 55 KB] Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 20 May 2009, with applications due by COB 27 May 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Thailand - 11 May 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of seven frequencies each way each week on the Thailand route. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 55 KB] Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 20 May 2009, with applications due by COB 27 May 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 08 May 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of unrestricted capacity on the Indonesia route. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 58 KB] - advertised on 8 May 2009. Other applications for capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 22 May 2009, with applications due by COB 29 May 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Singapore - 30 April 2009

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 116 to enable code sharing by Japan Airlines on Qantas services on the Singapore route. Qantas application [PDF: 59 KB] - advertised on 8 May 2009. Submissions are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 22 May 2009, with submissions due by COB 29 May 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 20 March 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 540 seats and three weekly frequencies of capacity for services beyond Indonesia. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 62 KB] - advertised 27 March 2009. Other applications for the capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 3 April 2009, with application due by COB 14 April 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 18 March 2009

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 389 seats per week and four frequencies of capacity for services beyond Indonesia. Qantas Application [PDF: 83 KB] - advertised on 25 March 2009. Other applications for capacity are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 1 April 2009, with applications due by COB 8 April 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Zealand - 11 March 2009

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2006] IASC 109 to enable code sharing by Etihad Airways on Qantas' services on the New Zealand route. Qantas application [PDF: 50 KB] - advertised on 17 March 2009. Submissions are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 24 March 2009, with submissions due by COB 31 March 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 05 February 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of 720 seats each way per week on the Indonesia route. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 70 KB] - advertised 17 February 2009. Other applications for the capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 24 February 2009, with application due by COB 3 March 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

New Zealand - 13 January 2009

Pacific Blue Airlines Pty Ltd (Pacific Blue) has applied to the Commission for a variation to Determination [2007] IASC 118 to enable code sharing between Pacific Blue and V Australia on the New Zealand route. Pacific Blue application [PDF: 88 KB] - advertised 19 January 2009. Submissions about the application are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make a submission is COB 27 January 2009, with submissions due by COB 3 February 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Indonesia - 29 December 2008

Sky Air World Proprietary Limited (Sky Air World) has applied to the Commission for an allocation of unlimited capacity on the Indonesia route. Sky Air World application [PDF: 43 KB] advertised on 09 January 2009. Other applications for the capacity on the route are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 16 January 2009, with application due by COB 23 January 2009, unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.

Vietnam - 17 December 2008

Qantas Airways Limited has applied to the Commission for an allocation of two frequencies per week of dedicated freight capacity on the Vietnam route. Qantas Application [PDF: 61 KB] - advertised on 22 December 2008. Applications are invited. The closing date for notice of intention to make an application is COB 5 January 2009, with applications due by COB 12 January 2009 unless additional time is sought and agreed to by the Commission.