Articles Tagged ‘CHC’
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 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
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
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 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 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??
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?
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 adds two more New Zealand services from its Brisbane hub, complementing its existing Auckland route.
Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!
China Airlines now connects Taipei to Melbourne with onward service to Christchurch.
Christchurch Airport proudly displays its certificate for last week’s win following the start of China Airlines services. Find out which African airport has made a last ditched attempt to swipe the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ trophy.