Articles Tagged ‘Canberra’
Tampa sees six new routes, QantasLink gets tropical on new Canberra – Cairns, Star Air launches new Delhi Hindon service, and much more.
QantasLink took off from Canberra to Cairns on 21 November, a market of 34,000 indirect passengers in the year to August 2019.
QantasLink launched Canberra – Sunshine Coast on 19 November, becoming the second operator on the route – in the first year it has been served.
Canberra has eight new routes this summer. Hobart was Australia’s third-largest unserved domestic market in 2019; it’ll now have not one but two carriers.
Wizz Air inaugurates two new bases, Sunshine Coast linked to Australia’s capital for first time, KLM connected to fifth Polish city, and more.
Alliance Airlines began a twice-weekly Canberra – Sunshine Coast service on 23 October, connecting the two airports for the first time ever.
FlyPelican began Dubbo – Ballina on 28 August, becoming its third route to the gateway to Byron Bay.
Sun Country begins Baltimore from Minneapolis; Air Serbia adds Belgrade – Oslo, the third airline to Oslo-area; Wizz Air to start 5 new routes from Larnaca; Australia’s Alliance to start Fokker services to the Sunny Coast; and more.
FlyPelican to begin this three-weekly, 828-kilometre route on 3 July using Jetstream 31s.
Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.
Canberra Airport comeback continues; traffic up 5.0% during first half of 2018, 10 direct routes served this summer
Canberra Airport welcomed 3.11 million passengers through its terminal in 2017, a 6.7% increase on the previous year. With traffic up 5.0% during the first half of 2018, its annual growth looks set to continue. Nick Preston examines the Australian airport’s network trends, including its leading airlines and routes.
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.