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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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:

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:

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.