Articles Tagged ‘Australia’

FlyPelican begins Newcastle to Port Macquarie

FlyPelican begins Newcastle to Port Macquarie

FlyPelican began Newcastle to Port Macquarie on 4 February, with the short sector really a positioning service to/from Canberra.

FlyPelican takes off from Newcastle to Sunshine Coast

FlyPelican takes off from Newcastle to Sunshine Coast

FlyPelican launched Newcastle to Sunshine Coast on 4 January, which Sunny Coast celebrated in great style with this brilliant cake.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Demand picks up for Melbourne, with 4.4 million flight searches each week

Routes Reconnected: Demand picks up for Melbourne, with 4.4 million flight searches each week

Victoria has only 3% of Australia’s landmass but 23% of its GDP. With real pent-up demand, Melbourne is seeing 4.4 million flight searches each week.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> "Collaboration is the way forward," says Singapore Airlines

Routes Reconnected: “Collaboration is the way forward,” says Singapore Airlines

Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Asia-Pacific in a panel session featuring Singapore Airlines’ Regional Vice President and Melbourne Airport’s CEO.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Melbourne is curfew-free and 24/7, crucial for its surging freight demand

Routes Reconnected: Melbourne is curfew-free and 24/7, crucial for its surging freight demand

Melbourne is Australia’s second-busiest international freight hub, with Japan Airlines carrying over 30 tonnes of asparagus daily on each of its flights.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Melbourne - India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Routes Reconnected: Melbourne – India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Melbourne Airport speaks to us about fast-growing markets and the airport now being the top by frequencies for Singapore Airlines.


Melbourne announces 'now is the time' campaign as Jetstar sees 120,000+ bookings in 24 hours

Melbourne announces ‘now is the time’ campaign as Jetstar sees 120,000+ bookings in 24 hours

Melbourne has launched its ‘now is the time’ campaign, the first time a major Australian airport has launched a national campaign of this nature.

Eastern Air Services takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services launched Newcastle – Lord Howe on 14 November, becoming the carrier’s second route to the island.

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.


Brisbane interview: currently Australia's #1 airport by domestic passengers

Brisbane interview: currently Australia’s #1 airport by domestic passengers

We interview Jim Parashos, Brisbane’s Executive GM of Aviation, about the airport and its future development. Ho Chi Minh is a key unserved market.

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

We look at Bamboo Airways’ plan for Melbourne – Hanoi, which is the largest unserved market between Australia and Vietnam and Hanoi’s #1 unserved market globally.

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Last year was Malaysia Airlines’ best ever to Northeast Asia. Japan grew well, so we look at connectivity over KUL. Leisure and VFR markets key.