Articles Tagged ‘Australia’
Australian domestic market growth still defying global trends; Tiger, Jetstar and Virgin Blue stimulating Gold Coast traffic
Australia’s domestic market must be one of the few that is still seeing air traffic growth, even if it is slowing. Which are the fastest-growing domestic routes and which two destinations has Tiger dropped from Melbourne?
Australian domestic traffic defies global trends and continues to prosper; Melbourne – Gold Coast up 40%; Tiger picks ADL as 2nd base
Passenger numbers grew 8% in the second quarter of 2008 though load factor fell two points to 75%. Which of the biggest routes are showing the highest year-on-year growth and which airport will become Tiger’s second Australian base in March 2009?
Since Tiger Airways launched its Australian subsidiary last November traffic growth has been kick-started once more but at the expense of load factors. Which route is it terminating and where is it reallocating capacity? How has domestic market share changed since February?
Australia may only have 21 million inhabitants but its airports passed the 100 million passenger mark in 2005. Which are the leading airports and which are the fastest growing? Domestic traffic is maintaining a healthy growth rate which is likely to rise further as Tiger Airways enters the fray. But where have all the foreign tourists gone?
One of Australia’s top 10 domestic routes is a low-cost battleground between Virgin Blue, Jetstar and newcomer Tiger Airways. We look at fares for a two week period to see who the price leader is. And who is trying to maximise revenue with slightly higher fares but most frequency?
Is Australia’s domestic market still booming as in the first few months of 2007? What capacity market shares do the ‘big 3′ (Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jetstar) have in the Top 10 travel markets? What are the frequency and capacity shares of the leading Australian airlines across all domestic routes?