Articles Tagged ‘Gold Coast’

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia will grow weekly flights by 7% this August, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like “Bundy” or Bundaberg in Queensland. We also look at how the acquisition of Skywest Airlines in April has impacted on the carrier’s key metrics.

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

The latest medium to long-haul LCC is up and running in Singapore. Just how cheap are its fares to Sydney (and back)? What’s included in the ‘headline’ price, what additional (non-optional) fees are there, and what extras do you have to pay for? We take a look at available fares on the Sydney route all […]

Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

In Australia it’s almost summer and Qantas’ LCC is launching a range of new routes this month. How quickly has it grown, how big is its fleet, which are its biggest routes, and how extensive is its international network?


Jetstar, Tiger and Virgin Blue helping to stimulate Melbourne – Gold Coast market to new level

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchWe looked at this route last December when Tiger had just entered the market and now we look at fares by departure time for three different departure days. What patterns emerge? Is anyone consistently cheaper than the others?