Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Demand picks up for Melbourne, with 4.4 million flight searches each week

Routes Reconnected: Demand picks up for Melbourne, with 4.4 million flight searches each week

Victoria has only 3% of Australia’s landmass but 23% of its GDP. With real pent-up demand, Melbourne is seeing 4.4 million flight searches each week.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> "Collaboration is the way forward," says Singapore Airlines

Routes Reconnected: “Collaboration is the way forward,” says Singapore Airlines

Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Asia-Pacific in a panel session featuring Singapore Airlines’ Regional Vice President and Melbourne Airport’s CEO.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Rex puts Sydney - Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

Routes Reconnected: Rex puts Sydney – Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

Rex will have 58 flights each way using B737-800s in its first week, a huge number for new entrant in core markets. We look at what’s happening and why.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Melbourne is curfew-free and 24/7, crucial for its surging freight demand

Routes Reconnected: Melbourne is curfew-free and 24/7, crucial for its surging freight demand

Melbourne is Australia’s second-busiest international freight hub, with Japan Airlines carrying over 30 tonnes of asparagus daily on each of its flights.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Melbourne - India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Routes Reconnected: Melbourne – India demand up 15% annually in past five years

Melbourne Airport speaks to us about fast-growing markets and the airport now being the top by frequencies for Singapore Airlines.

Melbourne announces 'now is the time' campaign as Jetstar sees 120,000+ bookings in 24 hours

Melbourne announces ‘now is the time’ campaign as Jetstar sees 120,000+ bookings in 24 hours

Melbourne has launched its ‘now is the time’ campaign, the first time a major Australian airport has launched a national campaign of this nature.


Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.

Delhi's top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

Delhi’s top-20 international routes had 7.5 million P2P passengers in 2019

With Air India announcing Delhi – Vancouver and United starting Chicago, we explore Delhi’s top-20 international routes last year. Where features?

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

We look at Bamboo Airways’ plan for Melbourne – Hanoi, which is the largest unserved market between Australia and Vietnam and Hanoi’s #1 unserved market globally.


Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas will reportedly now go ahead with Project Sunrise, launching flights in 2023.

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

UK – Australia has 2.2 million passengers, 38% of all Europe – Australia. Strong growth by Qatar Airways, but hindered by Eithad and Malaysia Airlines.