Articles Tagged ‘Canberra’

Latest new routes (19 - 25 November)

Latest new routes (19 – 25 November)

Tampa sees six new routes, QantasLink gets tropical on new Canberra – Cairns, Star Air launches new Delhi Hindon service, and much more.

QantasLink gets tropical as Canberra to Cairns lifts off

QantasLink gets tropical as Canberra to Cairns lifts off

QantasLink took off from Canberra to Cairns on 21 November, a market of 34,000 indirect passengers in the year to August 2019.

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink launched Canberra – Sunshine Coast on 19 November, becoming the second operator on the route – in the first year it has been served.


Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

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.

Latest route and base launches (22 - 28 October)

Latest route and base launches (22 – 28 October)

Wizz Air inaugurates two new bases, Sunshine Coast linked to Australia’s capital for first time, KLM connected to fifth Polish city, and more.

Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Alliance Airlines began a twice-weekly Canberra – Sunshine Coast service on 23 October, connecting the two airports for the first time ever.


FlyPelican takes off to the coast with new Dubbo - Ballina

FlyPelican takes off to the coast with new Dubbo – Ballina

FlyPelican began Dubbo – Ballina on 28 August, becoming its third route to the gateway to Byron Bay.

Route launches and new route announcements (18 - 25 June)

Route launches and new route announcements (18 – 25 June)

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 Canberra to Ballina for Byron Bay

FlyPelican to begin Canberra to Ballina for Byron Bay

FlyPelican to begin this three-weekly, 828-kilometre route on 3 July using Jetstream 31s.


IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

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 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

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisAustralia’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.