Articles Tagged ‘CHC’

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 49 routes this week

Air New Zealand has 40 domestic and nine international routes this week. Now, 80% of domestic flights are operated by turboprops, key for network continuity.

Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo has 18 unserved routes with 40,000+ passengers. We examine them – which is strong by fare per kilometre? Vote to say which you think will happen!

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 […]


Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation's popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation’s popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways in 2018 will offer just over 2.30 million seats, up 11% versus its offering last year, and up 46% since being re-branded from Air Pacific in 2013. Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments that have taken place at the South Pacific-based carrier, including new routes and the nation’s visitor trends.

Wellington boost; passenger numbers pass 6.0 million barrier in 2017, domestic destinations dominate

Wellington boost; passenger numbers pass 6.0 million barrier in 2017, domestic destinations dominate

Wellington Airport has seen a steady increase in traffic in recent years. In 2017 it handled 6.1 million passengers, a 2.6% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston explores air service developments from the facility serving New Zealand’s capital, including its leading airlines, routes and country markets.

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Seat capacity on flights between Australia and New Zealand increased by 3.5% from 2016 to 2017 and has been on the rise since 2008. We take a look at some of the key air service developments in the trans-Tasman market over the past 10 years, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.


A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]

New Zealand's top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports in 2017 are offering a combined 48.72 million seats, up from 34.33 million 10 years ago. We look to see which are the nation’s fastest growing airports and country markets during the past few years, and see how tourist numbers are growing to one of the world’s leading leisure destinations.

Qantas makes Melbourne-Christchurch connection

Qantas makes Melbourne-Christchurch connection

Qantas commences Christchurch service from Melbourne – its third route to New Zealand.


Cairns-Christchurch is Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in 2015; Jetstar’s next international route??

Cairns-Christchurch is Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in 2015; Jetstar’s next international route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has exposed that 30,000 potential passengers in 2015 seeked non-stop flights between Australia’s seventh largest airport and the second biggest airport across the Tasman Sea ‒ but the route is unserved. Perhaps Jetstar Airways’ next new route after Denpasar last year?

30-Second Interview – Matthew Findlay, former GM Airlines and Alliances Christchurch Airport

30-Second Interview – Matthew Findlay, former GM Airlines and Alliances Christchurch Airport

anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins had the perfect excuse to escape the Northern Hemisphere winter (at least by phone), by interviewing Matthew Findlay, recently GM Airlines and Alliances at Christchurch Airport. Find out what Findlay thinks are the prospects for the New Zealand market, as well as the risks.

Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas adds two more New Zealand services from its Brisbane hub, complementing its existing Auckland route.