Articles Tagged ‘Fiji Airways’
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.
Fiji Airways commences operations between Nadi and the Japanese capital.
International airline growth picking up at Brisbane Airport; Malaysia Airlines set to return in June; airport traffic has doubled since 2000
Passengers who travelled on international airlines from Brisbane grew by 5.1% in 2017, whereas traffic growth on domestic and regional airlines increased by just 1.0%. With the city set to be the backdrop of Routes Asia later this week, Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the airport’s recent developments.
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.
International airlines now carry 25% of Australian traffic; Sunshine Coast is flying in terms of passenger growth; preparing for non-stop UK
Last year just under 159 million passengers travelled from Australian airports, up from around 123 million in 2009. With Brisbane being the venue for Routes Asia in two weeks’ time, plus Qantas launching non-stop London flights from Perth, Jonathan Ford highlights some more of Australia’s recent developments.
Hainan Airlines heralds Asian ANNIES award win while Adelaide has its cake and eats it with Cake of the Week award
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Eastern Airways announces a new service between Belfast City and Newcastle, while Helsinki opens up the newest section of its terminal extension. More news also from Cornwall Airport Newquay, Southampton and Menorca airports.
For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.
Fiji Airways starts services to its fourth Australian destination.
Last year anna.aero launched a brand new cooperation – our Unserved Route of the Week feature – with leading flight comparison site Skyscanner. 12 months on, nine of our proposed new routes have now been adopted by airlines as diverse as Cobalt, Ryanair, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines and Fiji Airways.
Newcastle-Perth is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Jetstar’s fourth route from NSW airport??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 23,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Newcastle and Perth ‒ but the route is unserved!? After our recent success in getting Fiji Airways to fly Nadi-Adelaide, will this become our second Australian new route triumph??
Katowice-Venice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Nadi-Adelaide becomes our third success
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 23,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Katowice and Venice ‒ but the route is unserved!? Having achieved our third successful new route start-up just before Christmas (Nadi-Adelaide) will this potential new route get adopted by Wizz Air or easyJet?
Adelaide-Nadi is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 35,000 annual searches; Fiji Airways’ next Australian foray??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 35,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Adelaide and Nadi ‒ but the route is unserved! Will sector length see Perth – a bigger airport but also unserved – bypassed in favour of a shorter sector to Adelaide??