Articles Tagged ‘PER’
Virgin Australia Airlines has been far from dynamic in its route development over the past few years, but this could all change as talks to enter the Beijing and Hong King markets progress. anna.aero takes a look at the operations of the airline which flies one in four airline seats in Australia.
Australia sees domestic market growth; international traffic up 7% as American Airlines, ANA, Xiamen Airlines (re-)enter market
Australia’s domestic market returned to growth in the third quarter of 2015, but international growth is much higher. Five carriers either started or resumed international flights to Australia in the last 12 months.
Fuelled by Western Australia’s abundant natural resources, the state capital’s airport in Perth has seen the growth experienced between 2006-2014 (when its traffic nearly doubled) plateau in 2015 and 2016. That said, airlines like Malindo Air have added service to the country’s fourth busiest airport in the past year.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Etihad Airways begins 787 services to Perth while Southampton Airport welcomes the arrival of Volotea. More news also from Cardiff, Leeds Bradford and Miami airports.
Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges
Open since 1912, Luna Park in Melbourne has been around longer than the city’s airport, which opened in Essendon in 1921, before moving to its current location in Tullamarine in 1970. anna.aero takes a look at Australia’s second biggest airport’s traffic development and network.
Perth-Phuket is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 250,000 searches in 2015; one for Qantas family?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that 250,000 mainly-Australian potential travellers wanted to travel between Western Australia and the Thai beach paradise in 2015 ‒ but the route remains unserved. A lack of long-haul aircraft based at either end of the route seems to be the main stumbling block.
Regional Express replaces Virgin Australia Airlines routes from the Western Australia airport to Albany and Esperance; offers more weekly seats.
Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats
Although Sydney Airport didn’t quite handle 40 million passengers in 2015, the route development Force is still strong with Australia’s biggest airport. anna.aero’s data elves take a peek at the biggest airport down under for the first time since 2009.
With no more than five weeks of FTWAs left in this year’s competition, the world’s airports are throwing everything into breaking into the Arch of Triumph top 10. Find out whether any of this week’s five entries – none from Europe ‒ have done enough to make it.
Malindo Air makes Perth its first Australian destination with daily flights from Kuala Lumpur.
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!
Jetstar Asia set to launch three new routes later this year; 18 aircraft fleet makes it Singapore Changi’s fourth biggest airline
With Singapore celebrating 50 years of independence we look at the country’s biggest airline that isn’t part of Singapore Airlines. We reveal Jetstar Asia’s growth, route development and how much competition it faces on its routes.