Articles Tagged ‘Newcastle’

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. 

Phoenix proudly presents its Cake of the Week prize

Phoenix proudly presents its Cake of the Week prize

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cobalt becomes a fully fledged member of IATA, while Wizz Air confirms it will add further capacity to its Vienna base for W18/19. More news from Emirates at Newcastle, United Airlines in Geneva, easyJet at Belfast International plus Qantas in Alice Springs. 

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]