Air NZ Virgin Australia transTasman alliance receives conditional ap

first_img“The ACCC notes that the weighing up of likely public benefit and detriment was finely balanced and it was only with the proposed conditions that the ACCC reached the preliminary view that the alliance is likely to result in a net public benefit,” Dr Walker said. Draft approval to continue their trans-Tasman alliance. Source = ETB News: NJ Dr Walker noted that without the alliance, competition between Australia and New Zealand would be more limited, particularly with the recent cooperation between Qantas and Emirates. Although originally hoping to continue to the relationship for another five years, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commissioner Jill Walker said due to potential impact of competition on certain routes, it would be appropriate to review the alliance earlier than the five years requested by Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand. However, the ACCC commissioner did request certain conditions be put in place on certain services that may experience reduced competition as a result of the union, by maintaining capacity on the routes.center_img Routes include Christchurch-Melbourne and Christchurch-Brisbane; Wellington-Brisbane; Queenstown-Brisbane; Auckland-Gold Coast; and Dunedin-Sydney, Dunedin-Melbourne and Dunedin-Brisbane. She said allowing Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand to continue linking network and sales will likely benefit the travelling public through “enhanced products and services”. Submissions on the draft decisions are welcome. Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand have received draft approval to continue their trans-Tasmania alliance for another three years.last_img read more

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first_img3. Grab a gyro from Jimmy’s GyrosThis is an absolute Mykonos must and your taste buds will thank you for it. Jimmy’s Gyros are legendary and also good value. Open late night, a delicious Greek eating experience awaits here. Got dreams of the Med on your mind? The Greek island of Mykonos might just be the ticket. Video by Panoverino 4. Dinner in Little VeniceNamed after the popular Italian city with countless canals, Little Venice is a picturesque part of town that hangs over the sea. As the sun sets in Little Venice, the light shines off the buildings and bounces along the water, making it the perfect spot for a romantic night with your special someone. 10. Take a selfie with Pétros the PelicanThis is one tough old bird. After being left by his migrating flock in the 1950s, he was nursed back to health by fishermen. He became the mascot of Mykonos, and after his passing the legacy of Petros has lived on – there are now three pelicans who have made Mykonos harbour their home. Whether you’re travelling on a solo adventure, jetting off with your bestie for a week of fun in the sun, backpacking around Europe, or injecting some culture in to your family holiday, Mykonos is the place to go, says blogger The Blonde Abroad. You’ll be glowing after a few days lounging about on the glorious sand at Paraga Beach. Soak up the sun and take a dip in the crystal clear water. Plus, it’s the perfect photo opp to pretend you are walking on water. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 2. Stroll around Mykonos TownBeautiful white buildings and bright blue doors; Mykonos Town delivers all these iconic images of the Greek Islands and more. Lose yourself in the winding alleys, stop to smile at one of the many Greek cats and make your way to the seaside. The Blonde Abroad, Kiersten Rich, is an award-winning solo female travel & lifestyle blog featuring travel tips, fashion, festivals and photography from around the world.Find the perfect hotel in Mykonos with Skyscanner’s hotel searchcenter_img 7. Explore the island on a scooterGive your walking legs a rest and explore the island on a scooter for a fun and quick way to get around. Rent one and let winding roads guide you to some incredible beaches and towns. Postcard from Mykonos Greece from PanoVerino on Vimeo. 6. Visit the Armenistis LighthouseIf you’re up for a hike to see some spectacular scenery, then put your walking shoes on for this one. The roads for the drive up are a little unsteady and rough, but that’s part of the adventure. The charm of the lighthouse with the shining blue sky behind it and endless ocean views are worth the journey. 1. Work on your tan at Paraga Beach 8. The Windmills (Kato Myli)The Mykonos windmills are probably the island’s most iconic feature. Built in the 16th century to grind grain, the windmills stand today as one of the most photographed sites overlooking Little Venice. 9. Watch the sunset with a cocktail at The BelvedereThe Belvedere is one of the most beautiful luxury hotels in Mykonos. While a stay might be outside of your budget, be sure to stop in for a sunset cocktail at the very least. Beverage in hand, good company and a picturesque view overlooking all of Mykonos – it’s a must. 5. Party until sunriseThere’s no shortage of nightlife in Mykonos, so make sure you pack your stilettos. After a day exploring the island, head out to one of the bars or nightclubs, like Paradise Club. Pace yourself with the drinks, enjoy every moment, and get ready to watch the sun rise after an awesome night. RelatedThe best Greek islands to visit for every holiday typeIn partnership with Visit Greece Which Greek islands are the best to visit? All of them? Joking aside, that’s a bit of an impossible question to answer. With 6000 islands to choose from – only 227 of which are inhabited – there’s enough secluded beaches, ancient history, simply epic food,…A complete guide to 20 beautiful Greek islandsNeed help choosing the best Greek islands for couples, family holidays, week-long parties or chilling out on the beach? We got you covered – here’s our guide to the most beautiful Greek islands and how to get there.A year-round Greek island holiday guide – where to go and whenIn partnership with Visit Greece You might think of the Greek islands as a summer destination. But thanks to a mild climate, laid back lifestyle and natural wonders, it’s worth a visit no matter the month. You can find peace in a balmy January on an island near Athens, or…last_img read more