Articles Tagged ‘BNE’

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?

Alliance Airlines to begin Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) with F70s/F100s

Alliance Airlines to begin Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) with F70s/F100s

From 22 June, Alliance Airlines, a big regional Australian airline, will serve Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) on a subsidised basis to help boost tourism.

Qatar Airways launches Brisbane to repatriate passengers

Qatar Airways launches Brisbane to repatriate passengers

This is key for passengers while ensuring freight continues. In 2019, 745,000 flew from Brisbane to Europe, with the few means of reach home now.


New airline routes launched (30 January - 12 February)

New airline routes launched (30 January – 12 February)

Check out network planning news as it happens on our Instagram daily digests! Amongst this week’s new airline routes, Qantas adds Brisbane to San Francisco, and Newcastle gets a Lufthansa connection to Munich.

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas will reportedly now go ahead with Project Sunrise, launching flights in 2023.

Qantas inaugurates Brisbane to San Francisco

Qantas inaugurates Brisbane to San Francisco

Qantas launches three-weekly flights to San Francisco from Brisbane.


The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

UK – Australia has 2.2 million passengers, 38% of all Europe – Australia. Strong growth by Qatar Airways, but hindered by Eithad and Malaysia Airlines.

Brisbane Airport's new runway is cleared to land in 2020

Brisbane Airport’s new runway is cleared to land in 2020

As Brisbane Airport celebrated their new runway this week, we chat with key players there to learn more about the passenger growth driving this.

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country has implemented many changes. Minneapolis now sees 78% of its capacity, down from 95%, with non-Minneapolis growth up to almost 1 million seats. 


Top-20 unserved routes: Australia-Southeast Asia

Top-20 unserved routes: Australia-Southeast Asia

In 2018, the top-20 unserved routes between Australia-Southeast Asia saw 777,000 passengers. To/from Vietnam, almost six in ten travelling indirectly. With its coming A321XLRs, will VietJet Air start Brisbane-Ho Chi Minh City, a strong-growing market with 51,000 passengers and above-average fare/mile?

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

World Routes 2019 is about to begin, so it’s a great time to look at the Australia-New Zealand market. It has been growing, but 1.3 million seats were removed by both Emirates and AirAsia X. Air New Zealand is the leading operator by seats, aided by a strong use of wide-bodies. 23 routes are operated […]

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

In the past five years, Air Canada has launched services to Brisbane and Melbourne, with an Auckland connection beginning this December. We look at the carrier’s Australasian growth, and potential future Asia-Pacific markets from Vancouver.