Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

Adelaide reports 16% growth in seats; Emirates drives international expansion; Jetstar Airways up 16%

Adelaide reports 16% growth in seats; Emirates drives international expansion; Jetstar Airways up 16%

South Australia capital Adelaide is the country’s fifth largest city, but does it punch above its weight when it comes to passenger numbers? What effect will new arrivals Emirates and Tiger Aiways Australia have on the airport’s relatively flat monthly passenger profile? Is its route to Sydney growing faster than its biggest route to Melbourne?

Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Traffic between Mainland China and Australia is booming as Chinese carriers keep growing. But which airports benefit the most? And what is the response from Australian carriers?

Tiger Airways Australia adds two routes to its Melbourne network

Tiger Airways Australia adds two routes to its Melbourne network

Tiger Airways Australia launches domestic services from Melbourne to Adelaide and Hobart.


Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Qantas may be struggling but traffic has been growing steadily in the Australian market. International traffic is growing twice as quickly as domestic traffic but which airlines have started which new international routes since the beginning of the year?

Tiger Airways resumes services from Melbourne to Cairns and from Singapore to Kochi

Tiger Airways resumes services from Melbourne to Cairns and from Singapore to Kochi

Tiger Airways launches flights from Singapore to Kochi and from Melbourne to Cairns.

Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

While the dust has settled following the busy season change period and it now is back to business as usual, anna.aero reports on the latest other celebrations. Which two airports in Asia-Pacific signed a cooperation agreement? How does Turkish Airlines use its sports sponsorships in its latest marketing campaign? And which airport in the Ukraine […]


Air Australia launches new routes to Honolulu in Hawaii

Air Australia launches new routes to Honolulu in Hawaii

Air Australia now flies to Honolulu on Oahu Island in the US state of Hawaii from Brisbane and Melbourne.

Will Tiger Airways Australia's grounding impact on Philippine and (planned) Indonesian, Thai operations?

Will Tiger Airways Australia’s grounding impact on Philippine and (planned) Indonesian, Thai operations?

The Australian authorities’ shock decision to ground Tiger Airways Australia at least until Saturday could have implications far beyond Australia. But how many routes does the airline actually operate in Australia, what share of the domestic market does it have and what’s been going on at Avalon?

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!


Australian domestic air travel demand up 3.3% in Q1; Virgin Australia brand launched this month to replace Virgin Blue

Australian domestic air travel demand up 3.3% in Q1; Virgin Australia brand launched this month to replace Virgin Blue

Despite some extreme weather, Australia’s domestic travel continued to grow in Q1. Which major new domestic services have launched this year? What’s happening with international traffic? Which carriers gained (and lost) market share during 2010?

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 February 2011)

Asia and Australia dominated the new routes launched in the last week. But we have full reports on routes launched in Europe and the Americas as well. Which national carrier entered a new country market? Which recent start-up carrier launched a new domestic route? And which airline took over two international routes just as they […]