Articles Tagged ‘CHC’

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Seat capacity on flights between Australia and New Zealand increased by 3.5% from 2016 to 2017 and has been on the rise since 2008. We take a look at some of the key air service developments in the trans-Tasman market over the past 10 years, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]

New Zealand's top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports in 2017 are offering a combined 48.72 million seats, up from 34.33 million 10 years ago. We look to see which are the nation’s fastest growing airports and country markets during the past few years, and see how tourist numbers are growing to one of the world’s leading leisure destinations.


Qantas makes Melbourne-Christchurch connection

Qantas makes Melbourne-Christchurch connection

Qantas commences Christchurch service from Melbourne – its third route to New Zealand.

Cairns-Christchurch is Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in 2015; Jetstar’s next international route??

Cairns-Christchurch is Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in 2015; Jetstar’s next international route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has exposed that 30,000 potential passengers in 2015 seeked non-stop flights between Australia’s seventh largest airport and the second biggest airport across the Tasman Sea ‒ but the route is unserved. Perhaps Jetstar Airways’ next new route after Denpasar last year?

30-Second Interview – Matthew Findlay, former GM Airlines and Alliances Christchurch Airport

30-Second Interview – Matthew Findlay, former GM Airlines and Alliances Christchurch Airport

anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins had the perfect excuse to escape the Northern Hemisphere winter (at least by phone), by interviewing Matthew Findlay, recently GM Airlines and Alliances at Christchurch Airport. Find out what Findlay thinks are the prospects for the New Zealand market, as well as the risks.


Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas adds two more New Zealand services from its Brisbane hub, complementing its existing Auckland route.

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines now connects Taipei to Melbourne with onward service to Christchurch.


Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch and China Airlines show off ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Christchurch Airport proudly displays its certificate for last week’s win following the start of China Airlines services. Find out which African airport has made a last ditched attempt to swipe the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ trophy.

Christchurch Airport receives Cake award for China Airlines

Christchurch Airport receives Cake award for China Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, NIKI announces plans to start three routes from Bratislava Airport next year and Emirates’ A380 touches down at Houston Intercontinental Airport from Dubai. More news from London Southend and Southampton airports.

China Airlines adds second destination in New Zealand

China Airlines adds second destination in New Zealand

China Airlines now serves Christchurch from Taipei via Sydney, complementing one-stop Auckland service.