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Satellite-based aircraft tracking on the way for New Zealand

Satellite-based aircraft tracking on the way for New Zealand

A new satellite-supported system designed to replace radar as New Zealand’s main aircraft tracking technology is a step closer.

Etihad Airways to increase frequency to Australia

Etihad Airways to increase frequency to Australia

Etihad Airways will add three weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Sydney to operate a double-daily schedule from February 6, 2017.

Chinese ship owners to pay $30 million for Great Barrier Reef damage

Chinese ship owners to pay $30 million for Great Barrier Reef damage

CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian government reached a 39.3 million Australian dollar ($29.6 million) settlement with the owners of a Chinese coal carrier to pay for environmental damage caused ...

Asia's water parks inspire new project on Australia's Sunshine Coast

Asia's water parks inspire new project on Australia's Sunshine Coast

DUBAI, UAE - Asia is home to some of the world's largest, most popular theme and water parks, that each year draw in millions of tourists from around the world, and heavily boost their respective ...

Australia Sunshine Coast: Multi-million-dollar water park projects

Australia Sunshine Coast: Multi-million-dollar water park projects

Asia is home to some of the world's largest, most popular theme and water parks, that each year draw in millions of tourists from around the world and heavily boost their respective local and ...

New Port Moresby  to  Chuuk and Ponpei air service on Air Niugini

New Port Moresby to Chuuk and Ponpei air service on Air Niugini

Micronesia will be served by Air Niugini as of December.

Earthquake strikes near Macquarie Island in Australia

Earthquake strikes near Macquarie Island in Australia

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has hit near Macquarie Island in Australia, approximately 17 miles offshore.

Samoa-based Talofa Airways is "go"

NEW AIRLINE OFFERS SWIFT INTER-SAMOA TRAVEL Samoa-based Talofa Airways is "go"

APIA, Samoa - The privately own Samoa-based Talofa Airways is "go".

IRONMAN is sports and tourism and first time held in southern hemisphere

IRONMAN is sports and tourism and first time held in southern hemisphere

Not only big for sports, but also big for travel and tourism, today, in the first-ever IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in the southern hemisphere, Tim Reed (AUS) and Holly Lawrence (GBR) claimed ...

Tsunami warning in Auckland after massive earthquake

Tsunami warning in Auckland after massive earthquake

Stay off beaches and shore areas. Do not go sightseeing. This is the message by New Zealand civil defense after they issued a tsunami warning. Luckily, the time is 4:37 am in New Zealand.

United States: Using rigorous pre-screening for air traffic controller hiring

United States: Using rigorous pre-screening for air traffic controller hiring

Air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the United States will be recruited using rigorous pre-screening assessments as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) steps up a major recruitment drive.

Storng earthquake: New Ireland area in Papua New Guinea

Storng earthquake: New Ireland area in Papua New Guinea

No immediate reports of damages or injuries are known in Papua New Guinea, where a 6.5-magnitude earthquake has rocked an island.

The quake center was:

The Unconformity is set to roar into Queenstown

The Unconformity is set to roar into Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN, Australia - The Unconformity, formerly the Queenstown Heritage and Arts Festival, will transform the isolated town of Queenstown on Tasmania’s West Coast this October with a ...

Keith Urban to headline International Convention Center Sydney's Theater

Keith Urban to headline International Convention Center Sydney's Theater

SYDNEY, Australia - International music icon, Keith Urban, will be the first artist to headline International Convention Center Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) ultramodern entertainment theater at the ...

Hong Kong hotel chain expands to Australia

Hong Kong hotel chain expands to Australia

HONG KONG - The independent lifestyle hotel brand from Hong Kong, Ovolo Hotels, has landed in Sydney with a unique transformation of two signature properties at Darling Harbour and ...

Strong earthquake strikes Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia

Strong earthquake strikes Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck offshore near the Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia today, August 12, 2016, at 01:26:36 UTC.

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) have been trying for a long time to become a bigger player in the travel and tourism industry, but with lack of air connectivity and lack of hotel ...

New Hotel has changed the Port Moresby hotel landscape forever

Hotel opening: Stanley Hotel & Suites in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) New Hotel has changed the Port Moresby hotel landscape forever

A very excited General Manager, Geoff Haigh, has positioned the new Port Moresby hotel as comparable with any five-star hotel in the world and “one that has changed the Port Moresby hotel ...

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made an emergency landing on the US island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean.

Who can assist? Micronesia plans to build five-star eco-friendly resort

Who can assist? Micronesia plans to build five-star eco-friendly resort

The Pohnpei State Government (PSG) is requesting proposals from qualified service providers for a Feasibility Study for a proposed world-class, five-star, up to 200-room, eco-friendly resort ...

New Zealand trains next contingent of Saudi Arabian air traffic controllers

New Zealand trains next contingent of Saudi Arabian air traffic controllers

Thirty Saudi Arabian students have arrived in New Zealand to start air traffic control training with air traffic services provider Airways.

Solomon Islands visitor arrivals jump again

Solomon Islands visitor arrivals jump again

Solomon Islands' international visitor arrivals for May have jumped again with official government figures released this week showing a close on a 13 percent increase over the same period in ...

Investigator: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plunged into sea at almost 400km/hr

Investigator: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plunged into sea at almost 400km/hr

PERTH, Australia - Australia's crash investigator has revealed that data indicates that MH370 could have been descending at up to 20,000ft (6700m) a minute in the moments just before it smashed ...

Smart sustainable tourism experience: Shop Guam e-Festival

Smart sustainable tourism experience: Shop Guam e-Festival

Guam Visitors Bureau

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce the start of fifth annual Shop Guam e-Festival (SGF), a world class global campaign that aimed at creating an interactive shopping ...

Airways NZ and Aviation Australia to launch ATC training center

Airways NZ and Aviation Australia to launch ATC training center

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia have announced they will open a purpose-built air traffic control training center for international students in Brisbane.

Queenstown Airport New Zealand evacuated: No bomb found

Queenstown Airport New Zealand evacuated: No bomb found

Police searching a plane at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand say they have found no sign of any explosives after a note mentioning a bomb was found onboard.

Solomon Airlines terminates CEO

Solomon Airlines terminates CEO

HONIARA, Solomon Islands – The Chairman of the Board of Solomon Airlines Limited, Austin Holmes has today announced the termination of Solomon Airlines CEO, Ron Sumsum with immediate effect.

Safety in Hollywood: Air New Zealand debuts newest safety video

Safety in Hollywood: Air New Zealand debuts newest safety video

LOS ANGELES, CA - Air New Zealand teamed up with comedic actress Anna Faris, star of CBS' hit television show "Mom," and New Zealand actor and comedic legend, Rhys Darby, for its latest safety ...

Samoa: Nature and wildlife

Samoa: Nature and wildlife

The combination of tropical climate and fertile soil make Samoa the perfect breeding ground for rainforests and other lush landscapes (mangrove and wetland areas), alive with native wildlife, like ...

Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Strong earthquake rocks Vanuatu

Strong earthquake rocked Vanuatu today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0

Date-Time • 20 Jul 2016 15:13:16 UTC

• 21 Jul 2016 02:13:16 near epicenter

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