airlinesCambodiaEmiratesHong KongQatar AirwaysSolomon AirlinesVirgin Australia Qatar Airways new direct service Doha-NiceQatar Airways flight QR 53 will be operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner departing Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Tuesday at 7:45 (Doha Time) and arrived at Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport at 13:15 (Nice Time). The new direct service between Doha and Nice is the airline’s second destination in France.Emirates’ Dubai-Phnom Penh via MyanmarEmirates has launched a new daily linked service from Dubai to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, via Yangon in Myanmar, on a Boeing 777 aircraft.Flights to Phnom Penh will depart daily from Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 0915hrs local time, arriving in Yangon at 1725hrs, then depart Yangon at 1855hrs, before arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) at 2125hrs. On the return segment, flight EK389 will depart Phnom Penh at 2310hrs, and will arrive in Yangon at 0040hrs, then set off to Dubai at 0210hrs, arriving at 0540hrs. [All times are local].New Virgin Australia Hong Kong-Melbourne serviceSir Richard Branson was on hand at Melbourne Airport to celebrate the official launch of the new service, and the inaugural VA flight to Hong Kong from Australia yesterday.Virgin Australia will operate five services per week between Melbourne and Hong Kong, using the Airbus A330-200 fleet which features the award-winning Business Class suites and 255 economy seats in a 2-4-2 configuration.Solomon Airlines & Air Kiribati to partner on new Brisbane-Honiara-Kiribati serviceThe two airlines have announced a new service linking Brisbane with Tarawa via Honiara commencing 30 August 2017. The new service will operate ex-Brisbane every Wednesday and ex-Tarawa every Thursday. To make a booking and for more information, visit flysolomons.com.