Articles Tagged ‘AKL’

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.

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart is the top gateway to the island of Tasmania, situated to the southern part of Australia. With the airport handling 2.68 million passengers in 2018, Hobart has tripled in size since the turn of the century. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s recent developments including recent new routes and opportunities.


Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand launches a three times weekly service between Auckland and Chicago O’Hare. 

Virgin Australia Airlines adds New Zealand link from Newcastle

Virgin Australia Airlines adds New Zealand link from Newcastle

Virgin Australia Airlines launches flights from Newcastle to Auckland.

Air New Zealand takes a trip to Taiwan

Air New Zealand takes a trip to Taiwan

Air New Zealand launches flights from Auckland to Taipei Taoyuan.


Hear from Singapore Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Cathay Pacific and more at FTE Asia EXPO 2018 – FREE for airlines and airports

Hear from Singapore Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Cathay Pacific and more at FTE Asia EXPO 2018 – FREE for airlines and airports

Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2018, an anna.aero sister event, is taking place in Singapore from 13-14 November. With 1,750 aviation industry innovators expected at the free-to-attend passenger experience and business performance event, make sure to register for this great networking opportunity.

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation's popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation’s popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways in 2018 will offer just over 2.30 million seats, up 11% versus its offering last year, and up 46% since being re-branded from Air Pacific in 2013. Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments that have taken place at the South Pacific-based carrier, including new routes and the nation’s visitor trends.

Air New Zealand's Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand’s Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand, along with its subsidiaries, has grown seat capacity from Auckland by 44% between 2011 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the latest changes at the Star Alliance member’s biggest hub, how subsidiary capacity has developed, and which routes are flown using the airline’s newest aircraft.