Articles Tagged ‘MEL’
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.
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?
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 launches domestic services from Melbourne to Adelaide and Hobart.
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?