Articles Tagged ‘AKL’

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.

1.6m want London-Bali service; Skyscanner reveals users' most requested unserved routes by region

1.6m want London-Bali service; Skyscanner reveals users’ most requested unserved routes by region

Want to know the most-searched for unserved routes between Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia, the Americas and Asia, as well as between EMEA and the Americas? If you are an airline network planner, the answers to these questions should be keeping you awake at night.

Beijing Airport still #2 after Atlanta; 100m pax milestone may not be reached before new airport opens; Air China is dominant carrier

Beijing Airport still #2 after Atlanta; 100m pax milestone may not be reached before new airport opens; Air China is dominant carrier

China’s busiest airport grew by 4.4% last year to reach almost 90 million passengers. We reveal the leading airlines, the biggest and fastest-growing country markets and which new domestic routes have been added in the last 12 months.


Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

Virgin Australia Airlines has been far from dynamic in its route development over the past few years, but this could all change as talks to enter the Beijing and Hong King markets progress. anna.aero takes a look at the operations of the airline which flies one in four airline seats in Australia.

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

United Airlines launches Auckland and Newark trio

United Airlines launches Auckland and Newark trio

United Airlines launches San Francisco to Auckland route – also adds service from New York Newark to Bangor, Flint and Lexington.


Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

American Airlines arrives in the land of the long white cloud

American Airlines arrives in the land of the long white cloud

American Airlines begins daily 787-8 service between Los Angeles and Auckland.

Air New Zealand ventures into Vietnam

Air New Zealand ventures into Vietnam

Air New Zealand now connects Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City with non-stop flights.


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.

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.

AirAsia X arrives in Auckland via Australia

AirAsia X arrives in Auckland via Australia

AirAsia X connects Kuala Lumpur with Auckland via Gold Coast with daily A330 flights.