Articles Tagged ‘Australian traffic trends’

Australia domestic market growth still around 2%; international traffic up 7% with China (+23%) and Japan (+13%) driving passenger growth

Australia domestic market growth still around 2%; international traffic up 7% with China (+23%) and Japan (+13%) driving passenger growth

While domestic traffic in Australia continues to grow quite slowly, international traffic is booming thanks in large part to the Chinese market. We track growth in the last 12 months in both markets and look at the busiest domestic routes and how much they are growing (or not).

Australia sees domestic market growth; international traffic up 7% as American Airlines, ANA, Xiamen Airlines (re-)enter market

Australia sees domestic market growth; international traffic up 7% as American Airlines, ANA, Xiamen Airlines (re-)enter market

Australia’s domestic market returned to growth in the third quarter of 2015, but international growth is much higher. Five carriers either started or resumed international flights to Australia in the last 12 months.

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australia’s domestic air travel market is no longer growing, though international traffic is. We look at recent trends ‘down under’ and reveal which airlines have added which international routes in the last 12 months.


Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth. We track the growth rates in recent months and look at which airports are growing their international demand most rapidly. Plus a round-up of recent new international services.

Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth, with the international market growing over three times as fast as the domestic market. We track the growth rates in recent months and look at which airports are growing their international demand most rapidly. Plus a round-up of recent new international services.

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

The Australian market has seen some changes in ownership among the airlines that operate within it, while passenger numbers continue to climb. International traffic (+5.2%) is growing more than twice as quickly as domestic traffic (+2.2%) so far in 2013. Airlines from China, Indonesia and Philippines have added new international flights this year.


Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Qantas may be struggling but traffic has been growing steadily in the Australian market. International traffic is growing twice as quickly as domestic traffic but which airlines have started which new international routes since the beginning of the year?

Australian domestic air traffic up less than 1% in 2011; but Tiger bites back with new Sydney base

Australian domestic air traffic up less than 1% in 2011; but Tiger bites back with new Sydney base

Australia domestic air travel demand was virtually unchanged in 2011. But what about international traffic? Which were the leading airlines in the international market and which of the top 10 international city-pairs saw the fastest growth (and biggest drop) in passenger numbers?

Australian domestic air travel demand up 2.7% in Q2; Tiger Airways back flying reduced domestic network

Australian domestic air travel demand up 2.7% in Q2; Tiger Airways back flying reduced domestic network

Despite ash cloud issues in June (courtesy of Chile rather than Iceland) Australian domestic air travel is still growing. What’s the latest news on Tiger Airways’ gradual resumption of services and where will Virgin Australia start operating its new ATRs from? And which Asian carrier is growing demand fastest on international routes?


Australian domestic air travel demand up 3.3% in Q1; Virgin Australia brand launched this month to replace Virgin Blue

Australian domestic air travel demand up 3.3% in Q1; Virgin Australia brand launched this month to replace Virgin Blue

Despite some extreme weather, Australia’s domestic travel continued to grow in Q1. Which major new domestic services have launched this year? What’s happening with international traffic? Which carriers gained (and lost) market share during 2010?

Australian domestic air travel up 6.5% in 2010; Tiger enters Sydney - Brisbane market this week; Qantas to Texas in May

Australian domestic air travel up 6.5% in 2010; Tiger enters Sydney – Brisbane market this week; Qantas to Texas in May

Last year was another positive one for the Australian air travel market with domestic and international traffic both well up. But which are the top 10 airlines carrying international passengers and which new destination is V Australia starting later this month?

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?