Articles Tagged ‘Australia’

Tiger attacks second biggest Australian domestic route; launches Sydney to Brisbane service from next February

Tiger attacks second biggest Australian domestic route; launches Sydney to Brisbane service from next February

It already serves the biggest and third biggest domestic markets in Australia, so it’s no big surprise that Tiger is now tackling the second busiest route. How have Australia’s top 5 routes developed since 1998 and what competition will Tiger face on its new route?

International growth outstrips domestic air travel growth in Australia; Icelandic volcanic ash cloud impacts April figures

International growth outstrips domestic air travel growth in Australia; Icelandic volcanic ash cloud impacts April figures

What’s been happening to demand in Australia since the beginning of the year? How big is the growth in international traffic and what impact did the volcano eruption in Iceland have on demand in April?

Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

Top 30 Asian airports offering 7% more capacity than a year ago; Beijing passes Tokyo Haneda; Jakarta growing fastest

You want proof that the Asian economies are doing well? Then take a look at airport capacity stats for the leading airports in the region. Only two of the top 25 airports are not growing again.


Melbourne's international traffic up 13%; Etihad and Qatar Airways arrived in 2009; Air India coming in November

Melbourne’s international traffic up 13%; Etihad and Qatar Airways arrived in 2009; Air India coming in November

Australia’s second gateway has seen traffic growth in each of the last eight years. How much competition is there on the busiest routes and which new routes have started recently? What other new routes will be starting shortly?

Virgin Blue’s growth coming from international routes; 18.4 million passengers carried in last 12 months

Virgin Blue’s growth coming from international routes; 18.4 million passengers carried in last 12 months

Australia’s second airline is nearly 10 years old but domestic growth is slowing. What is its market share in Australia and where else does it fly to? And why is an old 90s novelty hit suddenly popular again in New Zealand?

Australian international traffic growing strongly but Qantas is losing market share; US and Indonesia see biggest gains

Australian international traffic growing strongly but Qantas is losing market share; US and Indonesia see biggest gains

The Icelandic volcanic ash cloud is unlikely to reach Australia but flights heading for Europe have been impacted. International traffic has been growing well recently but which carriers are winning and which are losing out?


Australian domestic market down less than 1% in 2009; Tiger stimulates two Sydney routes

Australian domestic market down less than 1% in 2009; Tiger stimulates two Sydney routesAustralia appears to have weathered the economic downturn better than most countries if its air travel data is any indication. What impact has Tiger Airways had since it launched flights on two of the country’s top 10 routes in July?

US propensity for air travel is 15 times greater than in China; Cyprus tops European rankings

Lead StoryEver wondered which countries generate the highest number of airport passengers relative to their population size? Well we’ve been doing some research among European countries and across the globe. And we’ve produced some helpful graphs.

Adelaide – Melbourne now #4 in Australia; Qantas and Virgin Blue have cut capacity by over a quarter

Route AnalysisThe arrival of Tiger Airways has helped stimulate this market and now Jetstar is on the route as well. How has traffic developed in the last couple of years and what are the signs for the future?


Sydney Airport welcomes Delta, Tiger and V Australia; Auckland and LA get more carriers

Airport AnalysisIt’s been an exciting year for Sydney with new airlines and increased competition on several routes. Which domestic routes are growing and which are the only two scheduled European carriers serving the airport?

V Australia finally launches with Sydney to Los Angeles route

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryOriginally scheduled to start flying before Christmas Virgin Blue’s new transpacific carrier finally launched this week. How has the Australia to USA market been developing in recent years and what competition will V Australia face? Which other routes does it plan to start this year with new 777-300ERs?

Competition from Virgin Blue and Tiger boosts traffic on Canberra airport’s two busiest routes; Qantas still operates over 60% of seats

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisAustralia’s capital city airport ranks only eighth in the country and has no international scheduled services. But Qantas is facing increased competition as rivals launched three new routes during 2008.