Articles Tagged ‘Perth’

Virgin Australia launches historic Launceston-Perth route

Virgin Australia launches historic Launceston-Perth route

Northern Tasmania now has unprecedented access to Western Australia. Virgin Australia launched non-stop flights from Launceston to Perth on 5 November 2021. Launceston Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Last year was Malaysia Airlines’ best ever to Northeast Asia. Japan grew well, so we look at connectivity over KUL. Leisure and VFR markets key. 


Consultants' Corner: Ultra-long-haul: An emerging business model in the post-COVID-19 era?

Consultants’ Corner: Ultra-long-haul: An emerging business model in the post-COVID-19 era?

While there are enormous challenges and few ‘golden opportunities’, ultra-long-haul may have an increased role post-COVID-19. Linus Benjamin Bauer looks at why.

Australiasia notches its fifth win of 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Australiasia notches its fifth win of 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Although the region has only claimed 14% of the total winners recorded so far this year, Australasia has the best wins per entry ratio of 0.5 of any global zone. Find out which airport from the region has delivered the best watery treat this week. 

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia will grow weekly flights by 7% this August, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like “Bundy” or Bundaberg in Queensland. We also look at how the acquisition of Skywest Airlines in April has impacted on the carrier’s key metrics.


Perth airport welcomes Qatar Airways; traffic growing at 12% in 2012 after more than doubling between 2003 and 2011

Perth airport welcomes Qatar Airways; traffic growing at 12% in 2012 after more than doubling between 2003 and 2011

Western Australia’s Perth airport welcomed its second ‘MEB3’ carrier this week as Qatar Airways arrived from Doha. How rapidly has the airport grown in recent years and which two domestic routes account for almost 30% of traffic? Which other foreign carriers serve one of the world’s most remote major cities?