Greece Launches Procedures to Open GNTO Branch in Melbourne, Australia

Greek Secretary General of Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou, Melbourne Greek Community President Vassilis Papastergiadis and Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki. The Greek Tourism Ministry has launched procedures to open a branch office of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in Melbourne, Australia. Details were discussed during a recent meeting between Deputy Tourism …

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TUI Launches Melbourne Orlando’s 1st Long-Haul Service With The Boeing 787

Melbourne Orlando’s first long-haul route from Manchester will be joined by seven more this year, the first time the airport has seen long-haul service. It comes as TUI Airways (UK) moved from Orlando Sanford. It also means that Melbourne again has international flights, with its last three years ago in April 2019. Canada’s Porter Airlines …

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Smart traffic-management system launches in Melbourne

One of the busiest roads in Melbourne, Australia, will host a brand-new traffic-management system using the latest technology to reduce traffic jams and improve road safety. The ‘Intelligent Corridor’ at Nicholson Street, Carlton, will be launched by the University of Melbourne, Austrian technology firm Kapsch TrafficCom and the Victorian Department of Transport. Covering a 2.5km …

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QantasLink Launches Flights Between Melbourne and Burnie Airport in Tasmania

(20 Dec 2021)  QantasLink has launched flights between Melbourne and Burnie Airport (BWT) in Tasmania. The airline will operate up to 12 weekly return flights on the route with 50-seat Q300 turboprop aircraft, adding 1,200 seats each week. QantasLink Q300 QantasLink CEO John Gissing said, “Tasmania has been in particularly high demand over the past …

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Virgin Australia re-opens new-look Melbourne Lounge and launches new menu

Virgin Australia has re-opened its refurbished Melbourne Lounge today as border restrictions between Victoria-New South Wales ease in time for the summer holidays. The re-opening of the Melbourne Lounge completes the Virgin Australia national Lounge network. Booking demand for Virgin Australia Melbourne-Sydney services has increased almost five-fold since the Victorian Government roadmap was announced. Bookings …

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