Articles Tagged ‘MCY’

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink jets off to Sunshine Coast with new service from Canberra

QantasLink launched Canberra – Sunshine Coast on 19 November, becoming the second operator on the route – in the first year it has been served.

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.

Latest route and base launches (22 - 28 October)

Latest route and base launches (22 – 28 October)

Wizz Air inaugurates two new bases, Sunshine Coast linked to Australia’s capital for first time, KLM connected to fifth Polish city, and more.


Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Sunshine Coast launches Canberra flights for the first time

Alliance Airlines began a twice-weekly Canberra – Sunshine Coast service on 23 October, connecting the two airports for the first time ever.

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.

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.


anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: Routes Asia in Okinawa

anna.aero World Tour 2017 continues: Routes Asia in Okinawa

After a couple of weeks break, the anna.aero team has got its suitcases and noise-cancelling headphones out again as Asia’s network planning ninjas arrive in Okinawa for the 15th Routes Asia conference. While we were there, we printed our Show Daily magazines full of all the tours, networking events and show news.

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.

Jetstar Airways links South Australia with Queensland

Jetstar Airways links South Australia with Queensland

Jetstar Airways commences its 10th route from Adelaide – with a service to Sunshine Coast.