Articles Tagged ‘New Zealand’

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is 'Top of the Props' as Canada overtakes US to become top market

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market

More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

Japan capacity up 29% from 2008 to 2017; international increase outpaces domestic demand, South Korea fastest growth market in 2017

There were 257.65 million two-way seats serving Japanese airports in 2017, 29% more than in 2008. Nick Preston explores the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest growing airports and international country markets.

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Seat capacity on flights between Australia and New Zealand increased by 3.5% from 2016 to 2017 and has been on the rise since 2008. We take a look at some of the key air service developments in the trans-Tasman market over the past 10 years, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.


New Zealand's top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports in 2017 are offering a combined 48.72 million seats, up from 34.33 million 10 years ago. We look to see which are the nation’s fastest growing airports and country markets during the past few years, and see how tourist numbers are growing to one of the world’s leading leisure destinations.

New Zealand’s big three airports handled 26 million passengers in 2013; Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington all growing

New Zealand’s big three airports handled 26 million passengers in 2013; Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington all growing

New Zealand’s three biggest airports all reported traffic growth in 2013 and handled a record 26 million passengers between them. We look at domestic and international traffic growth at each airport and reveal which country markets are growing fastest. We also reveal which two new international connections launched last year.

Wellington Airport predicted to have a record passenger year by anna.aero with an excellent SVID result to boot

Wellington Airport predicted to have a record passenger year by anna.aero with an excellent SVID result to boot

Wellington; nicknamed Welly, Windy Welly and even Wellywood, is home to Wellington International Airport. Ranked as New Zealand’s #2 passenger airport, anna.aero investigates its SVID ranking and predicts a record passenger year by the end of 2013.


Christchurch gets Open Skies to assist earthquake recovery

Christchurch gets Open Skies to assist earthquake recovery

The New Zealand government’s just-published International Air Transport Policy Statement effectively creates an ‘Open Skies’ over Christchurch until 2017 to assist with the region’s recovery from the 2010/12 earthquakes. What is the effect for the airport? And which previously restricted markets does it open up?

New Zealand celebrates Rugby World Cup success; tourism boosted by seven week event

New Zealand celebrates Rugby World Cup success; tourism boosted by seven week event

Eight months after the tragic earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand is celebrating the Rugby World Cup victory on home soil by the All Blacks. But which countries have been most responsible for boosting inbound tourism? How have the country’s three main airports developed in recent years and which ‘new’ airport welcomed its first Air New […]

Auckland Airport welcomes China Southern; new Guangzhou service supports fast-growing Chinese market

Auckland Airport welcomes China Southern; new Guangzhou service supports fast-growing Chinese market

New Zealand’s busiest airport welcomed a new Chinese service this week. But how fast has the airport grown in recent years and which country markets are growing fastest? Which new routes have been added during the last two years and which airline pulled out of the domestic market after less than three years?


Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

In Australia it’s almost summer and Qantas’ LCC is launching a range of new routes this month. How quickly has it grown, how big is its fleet, which are its biggest routes, and how extensive is its international network?

Air New Zealand leads as 2.4 million people visit country of only 4.3 million people

Air New Zealand leading carrier on NZ domestic and trans-TasmanThe airline just announced as ATW’s Airline of the Year dominates its domestic market and flights to Australia, but on which routes does it face competition? Which are its main destinations? And which celebrity chose Air New Zealand on his visit to the country this week?

Christchurch wins Routes marketing award; Jetstar replaces Qantas to challenge Air New Zealand supremacy

Airport AnalysisChristchurch is New Zealand’s 2nd biggest airport but how dominant is Air New Zealand? On which routes is there most competition and which two non-local airlines offer long-haul connections?