Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

Virgin Australia recommences seasonal services between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne

Virgin Australia recommences seasonal services between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne

Coffs Harbour Airport has welcomed back the Virgin Australia service between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne. Up to seven services per week will operate between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour between 18 November 2021 and 25 April 2022, providing more than 20,000 seats.

Adelaide Airport celebrates Rex launch to Melbourne with award-winning cake

Adelaide Airport celebrates Rex launch to Melbourne with award-winning cake

Rex Airlines launched a new double-daily service between Adelaide and Melbourne on 31 March 2021. It is Rex’s second route between capital cities with its interstate expansion in Australia. Adelaide Airport celebrated with a spectacular destination-themed cake, which is joint-winner of anna.aero’s Cake of the Week prize.

Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

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.


Qantas’ new direct service from Newcastle to Melbourne wins Cake of the Week

Qantas’ new direct service from Newcastle to Melbourne wins Cake of the Week

Qantas launched a direct service between Newcastle Airport and Melbourne on 15 March 2021 – flying direct on the route for the first time in more than a decade. 12 return flights per week are being operated with a 717.

Melbourne Airport wins Cake of the Week for new Rex service to Sydney

Melbourne Airport wins Cake of the Week for new Rex service to Sydney

Melbourne Airport celebrated the launch of Regional Express Airlines’ new Melbourne-Sydney route on 1 March 2021 with a spectacular, award-winning cake.

<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.

Rex puts Sydney - Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

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.