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Adelaide Airport has welcomed the departure of QantasLink’s first direct flight from Adelaide to Newcastle (NSW). QantasLink will operate three weekly return services on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with the Embraer E190. Adelaide Airport and Newcastle Airport both celebrated with spectacular route launch cakes.
Adelaide Airport welcomed the start of Qantas operations to Hobart with a spectacular route launch cake. The large apple at its centrepiece signifies Tasmania being one of the world’s major apple producers. The themed cake also highlights the experiences South Australia has to offer, such as wines.
Townsville Airport has celebrated its first new interstate route in almost a decade with QantasLink launching a direct Adelaide-Townsville service – delivering more than 30,000 additional seats between the destinations annually.
Virgin Australia has begun operating the first direct flights between Adelaide and Launceston in more than 20 years, with the inaugural service launched on 7 September 2021. Launceston Airport celebrated the route launch with a spectacular cake.
The Adelaide-Launceston route is one of Adelaide’s top unserved domestic routes and Adelaide Airport was excited to welcome Virgin Australia’s introduction of a three per week service on this unserved route on 7 September 2021. Virgin Australia will be operating to the ‘Apple Isle’ every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190s in Adelaide to cater for increased domestic travel demand. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021. Adelaide Airport was awarded anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for its spectacular route launch cake.
Rex Airlines launched a new double-daily service between Adelaide and Melbourne on 31 March 2021. It is Rex’s second route between capital cities with its interstate expansion in Australia. Adelaide Airport celebrated with a spectacular destination-themed cake, which is joint-winner of anna.aero’s Cake of the Week prize.
QantasLink launched a new five times weekly service between Adelaide and Mount Gambier on 28 March, capturing anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for a spectacular effort featuring Adelaide’s famous vineyards and Mount Gambier’s stunning Blue Lake. The route is operated by the airline’s 50-seat Q300 turboprop aircraft.
Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.
UK – Australia has 2.2 million passengers, 38% of all Europe – Australia. Strong growth by Qatar Airways, but hindered by Eithad and Malaysia Airlines.
Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.
World Routes 2019 is about to begin, so it’s a great time to look at the Australia-New Zealand market. It has been growing, but 1.3 million seats were removed by both Emirates and AirAsia X. Air New Zealand is the leading operator by seats, aided by a strong use of wide-bodies. 23 routes are operated […]