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.

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.

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:

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.

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