Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

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.

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?