Articles Tagged ‘OOL’

Jetstar reconnects Gold Coast and Queenstown in time for ski season

Jetstar reconnects Gold Coast and Queenstown in time for ski season

New Zealand ski trips are back on the cards for Gold Coasters after Jetstar recommenced its Gold Coast-Queenstown service on 20 July 2021. The airline will operate three return flights a week between the two cities, increasing to five weekly services from 1 August for the peak ski season.

Adelaide Airport awarded Cake of the Week for new Qantas service to Gold Coast

Adelaide Airport awarded Cake of the Week for new Qantas service to Gold Coast

Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190s in Adelaide to cater for increased domestic travel demand. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021. Adelaide Airport was awarded anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for its spectacular route launch cake.

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas’ new Auckland-Gold Coast service wins Route of the Week

Qantas launched a daily Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19 April 2021 as trans-Tasman travel recommenced. It is Qantas’ first international service from Gold Coast Airport, and will deliver 63,000 seats annually and represent a regional economic impact of $50 million.


Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

Rex has launched two new routes from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne and Sydney in time for the busy Easter period. Both services are operated twice-daily – the Melbourne route launching on 29 March and Sydney on 1 April.

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.

New airline routes launched (08 – 18 December)

New airline routes launched (08 – 18 December)

Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, FlyArystan adds its first international service to Moscow, and Jetstar adds Seoul from Gold Coast.


Jetstar connects Gold Coast with Seoul

Jetstar connects Gold Coast with Seoul

Jetstar launches Gold Coast to Seoul route with a three-weekly service.

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

With Hamilton Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Norwegian’s first flight from Dublin, it is now time for S19 Part II of the Public Vote. With another 26 entries overt the past two weeks, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week? Vote now!!

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus Airport stole the show in S19 Part I of the Arch of Triumph Public Vote, securing 71% of all ballots. With a further 30 entries in Part II of the S19 season launch voting, take a peruse through the global salutes and choose your favourite today. Vote now!


Airnorth gives Darwin a gold star route

Airnorth gives Darwin a gold star route

Airnorth begins a twice-weekly service from Darwin to Gold Coast – a route flown via Townsville.

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart is the top gateway to the island of Tasmania, situated to the southern part of Australia. With the airport handling 2.68 million passengers in 2018, Hobart has tripled in size since the turn of the century. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s recent developments including recent new routes and opportunities.

Canberra Airport comeback continues; traffic up 5.0% during first half of 2018, 10 direct routes served this summer

Canberra Airport comeback continues; traffic up 5.0% during first half of 2018, 10 direct routes served this summer

Canberra Airport welcomed 3.11 million passengers through its terminal in 2017, a 6.7% increase on the previous year. With traffic up 5.0% during the first half of 2018, its annual growth looks set to continue. Nick Preston examines the Australian airport’s network trends, including its leading airlines and routes.