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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 - 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.

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.