Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

Jetstar Airways adds new link to Japan from Melbourne

Jetstar Airways adds new link to Japan from Melbourne

Jetstar Airways starts low frequency one-stop flights between Melbourne and Osaka Kansai.

Tigerair Australia opens base #3; Melbourne and Sydney command over 60% of weekly seats

Tigerair Australia opens base #3; Melbourne and Sydney command over 60% of weekly seats

As Tigerair Australia opens up its third base in Brisbane last week, alongside Melbourne and Sydney, we take a look at how the airline is rebuilding its network following its 2011 grounding.

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

The relationship between Asia and Australasia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically and culturally. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 15% and ASKs up 5.9%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two […]


Jetstar Airways adds two new international links

Jetstar Airways adds two new international links

Jetstar Airways starts flights from Melbourne Airport in Australia to Phuket Airport in Thailand; and flights from Adelaide Airport in Australia to Auckland Airport in New Zealand.

Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s new hangar opens for business; Malaysia Airlines celebrates third daily service from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur

Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s new hangar opens for business; Malaysia Airlines celebrates third daily service from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from the newly opened MAEL’s engineering hangar at Birmingham Airport that will sustain the future growth and development of the company, and there’s a cake to celebrate Malaysia Airlines’ third daily flight to Melbourne.

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.