Articles Tagged ‘MEL’
Air India starts flights from Delhi Airport to Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport.
Virgin Australia adds Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef Airport, Hamilton Island.
The Australian market has seen some changes in ownership among the airlines that operate within it, while passenger numbers continue to climb. International traffic (+5.2%) is growing more than twice as quickly as domestic traffic (+2.2%) so far in 2013. Airlines from China, Indonesia and Philippines have added new international flights this year.
Three down and one to go. Air India’s Chairman and MD, Rohit Nandan, has confirmed this week the airline’s plans to fly later this year to new points in Australia, Italy and the UK…its US routes are still to be confirmed.
Alice Springs connected to Tiger Airways Australia network
Tiger Airways Australia inaugurates flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast in competition with Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia.
Announced recently by its Commercial Director, Air India is looking to start a handful of new intercontinental routes in the coming months. anna.aero uses all of its route development know-how and a bit of the airline’s history to determine where it is going to fly.
Operated by its all-Airbus fleet of 70 aircraft, Sichuan Airlines carried over 14 million passengers, representing 5% of the domestic market, and launched long-haul flights to Canada last year. Last month, Melbourne became the airline’s first Australian destination.
Sichuan Airlines inaugurates thrice-weekly services on the route from Chengdu to Melbourne.
Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Rex Regional Express, concentrates most of its capacity in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne. But as the pressure from large domestic carriers increases, it turns to new territories.
Tiger Airways Australia starts flying from Melbourne and Sydney to Mackay in Australian Queensland.
Jetstar commences services from Melbourne to Honolulu, HI.