Articles Tagged ‘Australia’

<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. 

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.

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?


FlyPelican to begin Canberra to Ballina for Byron Bay

FlyPelican to begin Canberra to Ballina for Byron Bay

FlyPelican to begin this three-weekly, 828-kilometre route on 3 July using Jetstream 31s.

Australia’s Rex considering 737s/320s for thick routes; clever move or risking everything?

Australia’s Rex considering 737s/320s for thick routes; clever move or risking everything?

As Rex, with 57 operational Saab 340s, considers acquiring narrowbodies, far beyond its comfort zone, we look at what it’s considering. Much is at stake.

Virgin Australia, world's 50th largest airline, enters voluntary administration

Virgin Australia, world’s 50th largest airline, enters voluntary administration

Today, 21 April, Virgin Australia entered voluntary administration.  With its domestic network core for its EBIT, we look at its network and prospects.