Current Cases and Other Matters

South Africa - 16 January 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 184 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

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 - 16 January 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 241 KB ReadSpeaker 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: 251 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

As per normal practice, the Commission allows 10 working days for submissions to be made from the date of publication of the application. However, in light of the Christmas close-down from 25 December 2016 until 2 January 2017, the holidays will not be counted in calculating the 10-working day period. The closing date for making a submission is 6 January 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.

Email Notification

The Commission provides an email notification service for interested parties which includes copies of applications, determinations and decisions in Acrobat format. If you require an email notification, please send an email to IASC@infrastructure.gov.au indicating your interest, organisation and contact details.

Contact details

International Air Services Commission
Telephone: (02) 6267 1100
Facsimile: (02) 6267 1111

Email: iasc@infrastructure.gov.au
Internet: www.iasc.gov.au

Postal address: GPO Box 630, Canberra ACT 2601
Premises: Level 4, 111 Alinga Street, Canberra

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Last Updated: 16 January, 2017