Articles Tagged ‘AKL’

Air New Zealand resumes service to Sunshine Coast from Auckland

Air New Zealand resumes service to Sunshine Coast from Auckland

Air New Zealand has recommenced direct flights between Auckland and Sunshine Coast, with a welcome event including gifts and entertainment for arriving passengers. The route will be operated twice-weekly on Mondays and Saturdays until 15 October.

Cairns Airport welcomes return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland

Cairns Airport welcomes return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland

Cairns Airport has welcomed the return of Air New Zealand services to Auckland. The airline will operate three weekly frequencies on the Auckland-Cairns route. Cairns Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.

Hawaiian Airlines resumes Auckland service

Hawaiian Airlines resumes Auckland service

Hawaiian Airlines has resumed its three times weekly service between Auckland Airport and Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, welcoming the first Kiwi travellers to Hawaii in over two years. The carrier commemorated its return with live entertainment, gifts and a Hawaiian oli and blessing.


Air New Zealand launches year-round service from Sunshine Coast to Auckland

Air New Zealand launches year-round service from Sunshine Coast to Auckland

Air New Zealand has launched a direct service between Sunshine Coast and Auckland as part of the recommencement of quarantine-free trans-Tasman bubble arrangements between New Zealand and Queensland. Sunshine Coast Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas launched a daily Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19 April 2021 as trans-Tasman travel recommenced. It is Qantas’ first international service from Gold Coast Airport, and will deliver 63,000 seats annually and represent a regional economic impact of $50 million.

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 40 domestic and nine international routes this week. Now, 80% of domestic flights are operated by turboprops, key for network continuity.


Air Canada launches Vancouver to Auckland flights

Air Canada launches Vancouver to Auckland flights

Air Canada commences four-weekly services between Vancouver and Auckland on 12 December.

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

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 […]

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

In the past five years, Air Canada has launched services to Brisbane and Melbourne, with an Auckland connection beginning this December. We look at the carrier’s Australasian growth, and potential future Asia-Pacific markets from Vancouver.


Air Chathams lands in Norfolk Island from Auckland

Air Chathams lands in Norfolk Island from Auckland

Air Chathams launched services between Auckland and Norfolk Island on the 6th September.

Air New Zealand launches Auckland to Invercargill service

Air New Zealand launches Auckland to Invercargill service

Air New Zealand launched services between Auckland and Invercargill on 26 August.

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is 'Top of the Props' as Canada overtakes US to become top market

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market

More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.