Articles Tagged ‘Newcastle’

Qantas’ new direct service from Newcastle to Melbourne wins Cake of the Week

Qantas’ new direct service from Newcastle to Melbourne wins Cake of the Week

Qantas launched a direct service between Newcastle Airport and Melbourne on 15 March 2021 – flying direct on the route for the first time in more than a decade. 12 return flights per week are being operated with a 717.

Lufthansa announces return to Newcastle with daily Frankfurt service

Lufthansa announces return to Newcastle with daily Frankfurt service

Lufthansa will return to North-East England with the launch of a new daily service between its Frankfurt hub and Newcastle International Airport on 28 June 2021.

Latest route launches

Latest route launches

Qatar Airways starts Seattle, Frontier launches Oakland, FlyPelican increases Port Macquarie, and more.


FlyPelican begins Newcastle to Port Macquarie

FlyPelican begins Newcastle to Port Macquarie

FlyPelican began Newcastle to Port Macquarie on 4 February, with the short sector really a positioning service to/from Canberra.

Route launches in late 2020 and until 5 January

Route launches in late 2020 and until 5 January

SKY Airline begins Lima to Cancun, Silver Airways starts Tampa to Jacksonville, SkyUp launches Kyiv to Mattala, and more.

FlyPelican takes off from Newcastle to Sunshine Coast

FlyPelican takes off from Newcastle to Sunshine Coast

FlyPelican launched Newcastle to Sunshine Coast on 4 January, which Sunny Coast celebrated in great style with this brilliant cake.


Latest new routes (12 - 18 November)

Latest new routes (12 – 18 November)

American began Milwaukee-Miami, Eastern Air Service connects Newcastle to Lord Howe, and LOT Polish begins first domestic Czech service.

Eastern Air Services takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services launched Newcastle – Lord Howe on 14 November, becoming the carrier’s second route to the island.

Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

Canberra – EIGHT new routes, including THREE starting this week

Canberra has eight new routes this summer. Hobart was Australia’s third-largest unserved domestic market in 2019; it’ll now have not one but two carriers.


Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Five routes revealed by Jet2 – with one unserved since 2014 and another ended this current year. In 2019, they had 191,000 passengers; we explore them.

FlyPelican takes off to the coast with new Dubbo - Ballina

FlyPelican takes off to the coast with new Dubbo – Ballina

FlyPelican began Dubbo – Ballina on 28 August, becoming its third route to the gateway to Byron Bay.

easyJet to close Stansted, Newcastle, Southend bases; a loss of up to 2.8 million departing seats

easyJet to close Stansted, Newcastle, Southend bases; a loss of up to 2.8 million departing seats

With the news that easyJet is to close these three bases, we look at the performance of them and find that underlying issues exist as competition heats up.