Cases Completed in 2018

Below is a list of the Commission's completed cases in 2018.

Singapore, Hong Kong and France - 24 May 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 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.

The closing date for making a submission is 7 June 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.

Update - 18 June 2018

On 15 June 2018 the Commission issued the following decisions:

France - Decision [2018] IASC 213, which permits the use of the capacity on the Singapore route for code sharing between Qantas and Air France.  The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 15 June 2018.

Hong Kong - Decision [2018] IASC 214, which permits the use of the capacity on the Hong Kong route for code sharing between Qantas and Air France.  The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 15 June 2018.

Singapore - Decision [2018] IASC 215, which permits the use of the capacity on the Singapore route for code sharing between Qantas and Air France.  The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 15 June 2018.

Singapore - Decision [2018] IASC 216, which permits the use of the capacity on the Singapore route for code sharing between Qantas and Air France.  The permission is valid for the duration of the determination commencing from 15 June 2018.

Indonesia, PNG, Indonesia - 15 May 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 408 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 18 June 2018

On 15 June 2018 the Commission issued the following renewal determinations:

Indonesia - Determination [2018] IASC 108, allocating to Virgin Australia unrestricted passenger capacity between points in Australia, except Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and authorised points in Indonesia. The capacity may be used by Virgin Australia or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Australia. The determination is valid for 99 years from 27 May 2019.

Papua New Guinea - Determination [2018] IASC 109, allocating to Virgin Australia 160 seats per week in each direction on the Papua New Guinea route. The determination is valid for five years from 20 May 2019.

Indonesia - Determination [2018] IASC 110, allocating to Virgin Australia 1,080 seats per week on the Indonesia route. The capacity may be used by Virgin Australia for code share services with Delta Air Lines and also by Virgin Australia's wholly-owned subsidiary. The determination is valid for five years from 11 May 2019.

Fiji - 14 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 18 June 2018

On 15 June 2018, the Commission issued Determination [2018] IASC 111, allocating to Qantas 258 seats per week in each direction on the Fiji route. The capacity may be used by either Qantas or its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited. The determination is valid for five years from 15 June 2018.

PNG - 16 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 100 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 21 March 2018

Submissions received:

The period for lodging a submission is now closed.

Update - 30 April 2018

On 30 April 2018 the Commission issued Draft Decisions [2018] IASC 210d and [2018] IASC 211d PDF: 842 KB ReadSpeaker proposing not to permit Qantas to code share with Air Niugini on the PNG route.

The Commission invites submissions about the Draft Decisions. The closing date for making a submission is 14 May 2018. If you are intending to make a submission, please inform the Executive Director of the Commission by email (iasc@infrastructure.gov.au) of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible.

Update - 14 May 2018

Submissions received on the Draft Decisions:

Update - 16 May 2018

On 15 May 2018, Qantas withdrew its application to permit the use of its capacity allocation on the Papua New Guinea route for code share services with Air Niugini.

New Zealand - 05 April 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 55 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 08 May 2018

On 8 May 2018, the Commission issued Decision [2018] IASC 212, varying Determination [2018] IASC 102 to permit the use of the capacity allocated on the New Zealand route for code sharing between Qantas and China Airlines. The permission is valid for the duration of the determination.

Korea - 16 March 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 360 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 10 April 2018

On 10 April 2018 the delegate of the Commission issued renewal determination [2018] IASC 107 which renewed determination [2014] IASC 104, allocating to Virgin Australia 1,000 seats per week on the Korea route. The capacity is permitted to be used for the provision of code share services with Singapore Airlines. The determination is valid for five years from 14 March 2019.

Hong Kong - 28 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 19 March 2018

On 16 March 2018 the Commission issued Determination [2018] IASC 106 which allocates to Virgin Australia seven frequencies per week of capacity on the Hong Kong route. The Determination is valid for five years.

Indonesia - 20 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 339 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 19 March 2018

On 16 March 2018 the Commission issued Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 105 which allocates to Virgin Australia 720 seats per week of capacity on the Indonesia route. The Determination is valid for five years from 25 February 2019.

Italy - 23 October 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 292 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

The closing date for making an application is 6 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.

Update - 05 March 2018

On 2 March 2018 the delegate of the Commission issued Renewal Determination [2018] IASC 101 which allocates to Qantas 300 third country code share seats per week on the Italy route for code share with Emirates and British Airways. The Determination is valid for five years from 8 August 2018.

Italy - 22 December 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 05 March 2018

On 2 March 2018 the delegate of the Commission issued Decisions [2018] IASC 202[2018] IASC 203 and [2018] IASC 204 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. The permission is valid for the duration of the determinations commencing from the date of issue.

Indonesia - 07 February 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 23 February 2018

On 22 February 2018, the Commission issued Determination [2018] IASC 104 allocating to Qantas 1,260 seats per week in each direction of passenger capacity on the Indonesia route. The capacity may be used by Qantas or another Australian carrier which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas.  The determination is valid for five years.

Cook Islands - 31 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 23 February 2018

On 22 February 2018, the Commission issued Determination [2018] IASC 103 allocating to Virgin Australia 156 seats per week of capacity on the Cook Islands route. The determination is valid for five years.

Fiji - 30 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 23 February 2018

On 22 February 2018, the Commission issued Determination [2018] IASC 102 allocating to Virgin Australia 242 seats per week of capacity on the Fiji route. The determination is valid for five years.

New Zealand - 16 January 2018

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 354 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

Update - 02 February 2018

On 2 February 2018, the delegate of the Commission issued Decisions [2018] IASC 208 and [2018] IASC 209 varying Determinations [2007] IASC 118 and [2017] IASC 113. Both Determinations allocate unlimited passenger and freight capacity to Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) Pty Ltd . The decisions vary the determinations to include conditions permitting the capacity to be used for code share services between Virgin Australia and Hainan Airlines on the New Zealand route.

United States - 22 December 2017

The International Air Services Commission (the Commission) has received an application PDF: 602 KB ReadSpeaker 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.

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.

Update - 19 January 2018

On 18 January 2018, the Commission issued Decision [2018] IASC 206 varying Determination [2008] IASC 110 and Decision [2018] IASC 207 varying [2017] IASC 114. Both Determinations allocate unlimited passenger and freight capacity to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd. The decisions vary the determinations to include conditions permitting the capacity to be used for code share services between Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic on the USA route.

Indonesia - 02 January 2018

On 2 January 2018, the Commission issued Decision [2018] IASC 201 reducing the capacity allocated in Determination [2013] IASC 116, as renewed under Determination [2017] IASC 132, by 1,288 weekly seats, leaving 692 seats per week in each direction of capacity allocated to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd.

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Last Updated: 18 June, 2018