Articles Tagged ‘ADL’

Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges

Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges

Open since 1912, Luna Park in Melbourne has been around longer than the city’s airport, which opened in Essendon in 1921, before moving to its current location in Tullamarine in 1970. anna.aero takes a look at Australia’s second biggest airport’s traffic development and network.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

Qatar Airways adds Adelaide

Qatar Airways adds Adelaide

Qatar Airways starts flights to its fourth Australian airport, joining Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.


Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Although Sydney Airport didn’t quite handle 40 million passengers in 2015, the route development Force is still strong with Australia’s biggest airport. anna.aero’s data elves take a peek at the biggest airport down under for the first time since 2009.

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia is eight this week! The now wholly-owned Virgin Australia Airlines subsidiary has had a busy 12 months, with an ownership change, a new home at its main base, passing the 18 million passenger milestone, 737-800s joining the fleet as well as new crew uniforms. Phew!

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australia’s domestic air travel market is no longer growing, though international traffic is. We look at recent trends ‘down under’ and reveal which airlines have added which international routes in the last 12 months.


Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

The insatiable appetite for Europeans to travel down under via the MEB3 carrier hubs looks set to continue, with 14 airport pairs available in January 2016 when compared to just half that amount five years ago. anna.aero takes a ‘Captain Cook’ at the market, with the Ashes (a five-game series of cricket matches between England […]

Qantas adds to Adelaide base

Qantas adds to Adelaide base

Qantas starts its ninth service from Adelaide with a 13 times weekly domestic operation to Whyalla.

Virgin Australia Airlines connects three domestic points

Virgin Australia Airlines connects three domestic points

Virgin Australia Airlines now connects Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide with thrice-weekly flights, using its 737-800s.


Australia’s top 20 airports grow by 1.5% in 2014; international demand growing faster than domestic

Australia’s top 20 airports grow by 1.5% in 2014; international demand growing faster than domestic

One of the latest new domestic routes to launch in Australia was the JETGO Australia route between Brisbane and Tamworth. However, it is overseas traffic at the top 20 airports that is driving much of the country’s annual growth, with international airlines increasing by 5.6% in 2014. We investigate where is growing and where is […]

Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth. We track the growth rates in recent months and look at which airports are growing their international demand most rapidly. Plus a round-up of recent new international services.

Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Brussels, Detroit and Kalmar airports show-off route launch certificates

Also in this week’s issue of Network Planning Community News, Tigerair Australia clocks-up a significant passenger milestone in less than seven years, while Thai AirAsia puts on a glamourous display for a new route announcement to Guangzhou.