Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

Air India starts Oz routes from Delhi to Sydney, Melbourne

Air India starts Oz routes from Delhi to Sydney, Melbourne

Air India starts flights from Delhi Airport to Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport.

Virgin Australia starts Melbourne to Hamilton Island flights

Virgin Australia starts Melbourne to Hamilton Island flights

Virgin Australia adds Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef Airport, Hamilton Island.

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

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.


Birmingham, Melbourne and Milan on the cards for Air India – as we predicted!

Birmingham, Melbourne and Milan on the cards for Air India – as we predicted!

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.

Tiger Airways Australia roars into Alice Springs

Tiger Airways Australia roars into Alice Springs

Alice Springs connected to Tiger Airways Australia network

Tiger Airways Australia commences services from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

Tiger Airways Australia commences services from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

Tiger Airways Australia inaugurates flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast in competition with Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia.


Air India to start Melbourne, Washington Milan and Birmingham (as second point in UK)

Air India to start Melbourne, Washington Milan and Birmingham (as second point in UK)

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.

Sichuan Airlines now China's sixth biggest domestic airline; #2 carrier at Chengdu and Chongqing

Sichuan Airlines now China’s sixth biggest domestic airline; #2 carrier at Chengdu and Chongqing

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 serves its first Australian destination from Chengdu

Sichuan Airlines serves its first Australian destination from Chengdu

Sichuan Airlines inaugurates thrice-weekly services on the route from Chengdu to Melbourne.


Rex Regional Express: 40% capacity in Sydney; four new routes in 2012

Rex Regional Express: 40% capacity in Sydney; four new routes in 2012

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 launches flights from both Melbourne and Sydney to Mackay

Tiger Airways Australia launches flights from both Melbourne and Sydney to Mackay

Tiger Airways Australia starts flying from Melbourne and Sydney to Mackay in Australian Queensland.

Jetstar resumes flights on the route from Melbourne to Honolulu, HI

Jetstar resumes flights on the route from Melbourne to Honolulu, HI

Jetstar commences services from Melbourne to Honolulu, HI.