Articles Tagged ‘Alliance Airlines’

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink launched Canberra – Sunshine Coast on 19 November, becoming the second operator on the route – in the first year it has been served.

Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

Canberra has eight new routes this summer. Hobart was Australia’s third-largest unserved domestic market in 2019; it’ll now have not one but two carriers.

Latest route and base launches (22 - 28 October)

Latest route and base launches (22 – 28 October)

Wizz Air inaugurates two new bases, Sunshine Coast linked to Australia’s capital for first time, KLM connected to fifth Polish city, and more.


Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Alliance Airlines began a twice-weekly Canberra – Sunshine Coast service on 23 October, connecting the two airports for the first time ever.

Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Alliance Airlines begins Sunshine Coast - Cairns

Alliance Airlines begins Sunshine Coast – Cairns

Alliance Airlines began Sunshine Coast – Cairns on 17 July using the Fokker 100.


Alliance Airlines to start Cairns - Sunshine Coast; Sunshine Coast opened new runway last week

Alliance Airlines to start Cairns – Sunshine Coast; Sunshine Coast opened new runway last week

Alliance Airlines to start Cairns – Sunshine Coast on 17 July as Sunshine Coast opens new runway.

Launched and announced routes (26 May - 4 June)

Launched and announced routes (26 May – 4 June)

Wizz Air began its first Budapest – Brussels flight on 1 June, while three airlines announce a raft of new routes, including Frontier from Philadelphia.

Alliance Airlines to begin Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) with F70s/F100s

Alliance Airlines to begin Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) with F70s/F100s

From 22 June, Alliance Airlines, a big regional Australian airline, will serve Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) on a subsidised basis to help boost tourism.


Alliance Airlines reports capacity boost due to additional Fokkers from Austrian Airlines; will fly for FlyPelican from Adelaide to Newcastle

Alliance Airlines reports capacity boost due to additional Fokkers from Austrian Airlines; will fly for FlyPelican from Adelaide to Newcastle

Alliance Airlines is based in Brisbane, the host city of Routes Asia 2018, operating a fleet of F50s, F70s and F100s throughout Oceania. While it is mainly known for its charter operations, it does fly scheduled services for a number of airlines in Australia. Jonathan Ford discovers more about the operator. 

Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lufthansa launches flights to Funchal from Frankfurt while Ryanair celebrates its newest route from Trieste. More news also from Bordeaux, Durban, Malta and Manchester airports as well as Alliance Airways.

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.