Articles Tagged ‘CNS’

Skytrans launches route from Cairns to the Whitsunday Coast and Rockhampton

Skytrans launches route from Cairns to the Whitsunday Coast and Rockhampton

In a first for Skytrans, Cairns and the Whitsunday region a new service has launched connecting Tropical North Queensland to the Whitsunday Islands. The new services operate five times per week.

Adelaide Airport awarded Cake of the Week for new Virgin Australia route to Launceston

Adelaide Airport awarded Cake of the Week for new Virgin Australia route to Launceston

The Adelaide-Launceston route is one of Adelaide’s top unserved domestic routes and Adelaide Airport was excited to welcome Virgin Australia’s introduction of a three per week service on this unserved route on 7 September 2021. Virgin Australia will be operating to the ‘Apple Isle’ every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Skytrans launches Cairns to Horn Island to Bamaga route

Skytrans launches Cairns to Horn Island to Bamaga route

Skytrans has begun operating on the Cairns to Horn Island to Bamaga route. Horn Island to Bamaga is the shortest regular passenger flight with a high capacity aircraft in Australia, taking just 10 minutes. Special cupcakes were shared with passengers to celebrate the inaugural service on the route.


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.

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.


Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.

Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Alliance Airlines begins Sunshine Coast - Cairns

Alliance Airlines begins Sunshine Coast – Cairns

Alliance Airlines began Sunshine Coast – Cairns on 17 July using the Fokker 100.


Alliance Airlines to start Cairns - Sunshine Coast; Sunshine Coast opened new runway last week

Alliance Airlines to start Cairns – Sunshine Coast; Sunshine Coast opened new runway last week

Alliance Airlines to start Cairns – Sunshine Coast on 17 July as Sunshine Coast opens new runway.

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart is the top gateway to the island of Tasmania, situated to the southern part of Australia. With the airport handling 2.68 million passengers in 2018, Hobart has tripled in size since the turn of the century. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s recent developments including recent new routes and opportunities.

Air New Zealand's Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand’s Auckland capacity to rise by 4.3%, with 12.13 million passengers projected for 2018; Chicago and Taipei launching soon

Air New Zealand, along with its subsidiaries, has grown seat capacity from Auckland by 44% between 2011 and 2018. Jonathan Ford looks at the latest changes at the Star Alliance member’s biggest hub, how subsidiary capacity has developed, and which routes are flown using the airline’s newest aircraft.