Articles Tagged ‘Brisbane’

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia will grow weekly flights by 7% this August, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like “Bundy” or Bundaberg in Queensland. We also look at how the acquisition of Skywest Airlines in April has impacted on the carrier’s key metrics.

Brisbane reports 6% growth in 2012; new Honolulu service with Hawaiian Airlines coming in November

Brisbane reports 6% growth in 2012; new Honolulu service with Hawaiian Airlines coming in November

Australia’s third busiest airport passed 20 million passengers last year and is reporting solid growth in 2012. But which domestic routes are growing fastest, and which new services have been added by which airlines in the last 12 months? Which long-haul carriers will Hawaiian Airlines be joining at the airport in November?

Brisbane almost tops 20 million mark; Tiger Airways increases competition on #1 route to Sydney

Brisbane almost tops 20 million mark; Tiger Airways increases competition on #1 route to Sydney

Australia’s third biggest airport has helped the region cope with the appalling recent floods. But how dominant are domestic routes and what changes have there been recently? Which new Chinese route was added during the last year and which foreign carriers serve their Asian and Middle Eastern hubs non-stop?


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?

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?