Articles Tagged ‘MEL’

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero's data elves

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero’s data elves

Earlier this year Townsville Airport, Australia’s 11th largest, celebrated attracting its first international service to Denpasar in Indonesia – how long before it adds the word ‘international’ to its name? Find out who is the airport’s biggest carrier and whether service to state capital Brisbane is its biggest route.

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC

Tigerair Australia is eight this week! The now wholly-owned Virgin Australia Airlines subsidiary has had a busy 12 months, with an ownership change, a new home at its main base, passing the 18 million passenger milestone, 737-800s joining the fleet as well as new crew uniforms. Phew!

One week to go until Asia’s biggest passenger experience expo kicks off – register for free today!

One week to go until Asia’s biggest passenger experience expo kicks off – register for free today!

anna.aero sister event Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2015 is now just a week away and time is running out to register for your free pass to attend Asia’s largest passenger experience expo. More than 1,000 forward-thinking air transport industry figures have already registered – will you be joining them in Singapore?


Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.

Scoot starts fourth Australian route

Scoot starts fourth Australian route

Scoot now serves Singapore – Melbourne market with five weekly flights.


Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines makes it to Melbourne

China Airlines now connects Taipei to Melbourne with onward service to Christchurch.

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australian domestic air travel declining; international traffic up as Air China, Cebu Pacific Air, SilkAir and United Airlines add routes

Australia’s domestic air travel market is no longer growing, though international traffic is. We look at recent trends ‘down under’ and reveal which airlines have added which international routes in the last 12 months.


Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

Middle East to Australia market to grow by 13%; Emirates and Qantas control nearly 60% of weekly seats

The insatiable appetite for Europeans to travel down under via the MEB3 carrier hubs looks set to continue, with 14 airport pairs available in January 2016 when compared to just half that amount five years ago. anna.aero takes a ‘Captain Cook’ at the market, with the Ashes (a five-game series of cricket matches between England […]

Qantas starts three routes – one domestic, one regional, one long-haul

Qantas starts three routes – one domestic, one regional, one long-haul

Qantas commences domestic flights to Hamilton Island, regional flights to Singapore and long-haul flights to Vancouver.

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Melbourne Airport revels in ‘Route of the Week’ win; Glasgow Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’; Wizz Air marks 1,500 flights between London Luton and Varna; Kazan welcomes Pobeda from Sochi/Adler; Flybe branded Stobart Air commemorates a first birthday, and more.