Articles Tagged ‘Gold Coast’
New Zealand ski trips are back on the cards for Gold Coasters after Jetstar recommenced its Gold Coast-Queenstown service on 20 July 2021. The airline will operate three return flights a week between the two cities, increasing to five weekly services from 1 August for the peak ski season.
Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190s in Adelaide to cater for increased domestic travel demand. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021. Adelaide Airport was awarded anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for its spectacular route launch cake.
Qantas launched a daily Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19 April 2021 as trans-Tasman travel recommenced. It is Qantas’ first international service from Gold Coast Airport, and will deliver 63,000 seats annually and represent a regional economic impact of $50 million.
Rex has launched two new routes from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne and Sydney in time for the busy Easter period. Both services are operated twice-daily – the Melbourne route launching on 29 March and Sydney on 1 April.
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.
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
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
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?
We 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?