Articles Tagged ‘HBA’

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.

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.

Australiasia notches its fifth win of 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Australiasia notches its fifth win of 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Although the region has only claimed 14% of the total winners recorded so far this year, Australasia has the best wins per entry ratio of 0.5 of any global zone. Find out which airport from the region has delivered the best watery treat this week. 


Virgin Australia Airlines adds domestic connection

Virgin Australia Airlines adds domestic connection

Virgin Australia Airlines launches flights from Perth to Hobart in Tasmania.

Passengers on the up 'Down Under'; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Passengers on the up ‘Down Under’; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Nearly 100 million scheduled travellers passed through Australia’s airports in 2017, a 3.1% increase on the previous year and 35% up on 2008 levels. Nick Preston examines the latest network trends from the land down under, including the leading airlines, airports and routes.

Forget the Ashes, see which Australian airport has brought the region victory in Week 47 of the Arch of Triumph 2017

Forget the Ashes, see which Australian airport has brought the region victory in Week 47 of the Arch of Triumph 2017

While many are watching the battle between England and Australia in the 2017/18 Ashes, the latter nation is also ramping up the competition in the 2017 Arch of Triumph, adding another weekly win to its tally. While the southern hemisphere country looks set to take the Ashes crown with its 2-0 lead so far, it […]


Tigerair Australia hops onto Hobart-Gold Coast sector

Tigerair Australia hops onto Hobart-Gold Coast sector

Tigerair Australia launches only direct service between Hobart and the Gold Coast.

Tigerair Australia roars into its 11th year; home base of Melbourne growing fast

Tigerair Australia roars into its 11th year; home base of Melbourne growing fast

Tigerair Australia celebrated its 10th birthday last week. The airline’s first 10 years have not been without incident (CASA groundings and changes in ownership) and we review the times when the LCC didn’t quite catch its prey and where its current passenger hunting grounds are.

Jetstar Airways adds Adelaide to Hobart link

Jetstar Airways adds Adelaide to Hobart link

Jetstar Airways launches its 11th route from South Australia airport.


Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

Virgin Australia Airlines has been far from dynamic in its route development over the past few years, but this could all change as talks to enter the Beijing and Hong King markets progress. anna.aero takes a look at the operations of the airline which flies one in four airline seats in Australia.

Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges

Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges

Open since 1912, Luna Park in Melbourne has been around longer than the city’s airport, which opened in Essendon in 1921, before moving to its current location in Tullamarine in 1970. anna.aero takes a look at Australia’s second biggest airport’s traffic development and network.

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia is eight this week! The now wholly-owned Virgin Australia Airlines subsidiary has had a busy 12 months, with an ownership change, a new home at its main base, passing the 18 million passenger milestone, 737-800s joining the fleet as well as new crew uniforms. Phew!