Articles Tagged ‘Australian traffic trends’
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?
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?
Australia 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?
We reveal the latest traffic trends in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe (eight countries), India, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the USA. See which markets are showing signs of recovery and which are still struggling. We don’t think you’ll find this much useful aviation data in one place anywhere else on the web.
Proving that China isn’t the only country whose domestic market is still growing we take a look at Australian domestic traffic trends in 2008/09. Which were the fastest growing routes in 2008 and which new routes may soon be stimulated thanks to Tiger Airways?
Competition from Virgin Blue and Tiger boosts traffic on Canberra airport’s two busiest routes; Qantas still operates over 60% of seats
Australia’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.
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’s domestic market grew by over 6% for the second straight year in 2007 to 47 million passengers. Impressively, load factors improved as well by almost two percentage points to 80%. What market share of capacity has Tiger Airways taken since it launched services last November and whose market share has suffered as a result?
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?
A Tiger is about to be let loose in the Australian market. From next week Melbourne gets a new base carrier. But how has traffic developed in recent months and which routes are growing the fastest? How dominant is the Melbourne to Sydney route and which routes is Tiger avoiding at present?
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?