Articles Tagged ‘MEL’
Australia sees domestic market growth; international traffic up 7% as American Airlines, ANA, Xiamen Airlines (re-)enter market
Australia’s domestic market returned to growth in the third quarter of 2015, but international growth is much higher. Five carriers either started or resumed international flights to Australia in the last 12 months.
Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that last year 260,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Athens and Melbourne, which has a Greek poulation of 150,000 making it the biggest Greek city in the world (outside of Greece). But strewth, the route is unserved! Surely with a market that big and that reliable begging to be served, it’s […]
Fuelled by Western Australia’s abundant natural resources, the state capital’s airport in Perth has seen the growth experienced between 2006-2014 (when its traffic nearly doubled) plateau in 2015 and 2016. That said, airlines like Malindo Air have added service to the country’s fourth busiest airport in the past year.
Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.
Xiamen Airlines commences twice-weekly flights between Xiamen and Melbourne.
Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges
Open since 1912, Luna Park in Melbourne has been around longer than the city’s airport, which opened in Essendon in 1921, before moving to its current location in Tullamarine in 1970. anna.aero takes a look at Australia’s second biggest airport’s traffic development and network.
A German airport won the 2014 Arch of Triumph competition, when Munich Airport produced the highest score (38.9) of the entire contest for its welcome of United Airlines’ Houston Intercontinental service. Find out whether this week’s German entry can live up to a nation’s lofty expectations.
Airnorth starts up the first of two services from the new airport, initially to Melbourne.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces new services from Dublin for W16/17 while Sun d’Or Airlines announces its plans to commence operations to Georgia. More news also from Wizz Air, Tigerair Australia, Manchester, Aberdeen, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Bristol airports.
Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.
Tigerair Australia adds Melbourne to its existing thrice-weekly Sydney service into the north New South Wales destination.