Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Australia Airlines’
International airline growth picking up at Brisbane Airport; Malaysia Airlines set to return in June; airport traffic has doubled since 2000
Passengers who travelled on international airlines from Brisbane grew by 5.1% in 2017, whereas traffic growth on domestic and regional airlines increased by just 1.0%. With the city set to be the backdrop of Routes Asia later this week, Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the airport’s recent developments.
International airlines now carry 25% of Australian traffic; Sunshine Coast is flying in terms of passenger growth; preparing for non-stop UK
Last year just under 159 million passengers travelled from Australian airports, up from around 123 million in 2009. With Brisbane being the venue for Routes Asia in two weeks’ time, plus Qantas launching non-stop London flights from Perth, Jonathan Ford highlights some more of Australia’s recent developments.
Alliance Airlines reports capacity boost due to additional Fokkers from Austrian Airlines; will fly for FlyPelican from Adelaide to Newcastle
Alliance Airlines is based in Brisbane, the host city of Routes Asia 2018, operating a fleet of F50s, F70s and F100s throughout Oceania. While it is mainly known for its charter operations, it does fly scheduled services for a number of airlines in Australia. Jonathan Ford discovers more about the operator.
Melbourne-Phnom Penh is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 140,000 searches; one for Jetstar to jump onto??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 140,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Melbourne and Phnom Penh ‒ but the route is unserved!? Jetstar Airways is expanding in the region from the Australian city, will the Cambodian capital be its next connection??
Tigerair Australia celebrated its 10th birthday last week. The airline’s first 10 years have not been without incident (CASA groundings and changes in ownership) and we review the times when the LCC didn’t quite catch its prey and where its current passenger hunting grounds are.
Virgin Australia Airlines starts its 10th domestic route from Canberra.
At the fourth time of asking, Krakow Airport finally won its first ever Arch of Triumph award last week. The airport’s fire crew even let their CO and CEO share in their fine victory! Nine more airports battle it out for the world’s biggest airport firefighting accolade this week.
Virgin Australia Airlines begins its only service to the Asian city from Melbourne.
Brisbane-Delhi is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 215,000 searches; Air India’s next Aussie adventure??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 215,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brisbane and Delhi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will Queensland’s capital be partnered-up with another city in the region to form another Air India triangular service like its initial operation to […]
Sydney-Osaka is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 275,000 searches; Jetstar’s next Kansai connection?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 275,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Sydney and Osaka ‒ but the route is unserved!? We reckon there could be up to five different carriers which may have this link on their respective to-do lists – but who will tick it off […]
Virgin Australia Airlines resumes flights between the two cities after a gap of over two years.
Newcastle-Perth is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Jetstar’s fourth route from NSW airport??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 23,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Newcastle and Perth ‒ but the route is unserved!? After our recent success in getting Fiji Airways to fly Nadi-Adelaide, will this become our second Australian new route triumph??