Articles Tagged ‘Qantas’

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.

Adelaide Airport wins Cake of the Week for new QantasLink service to Mount Gambier

Adelaide Airport wins Cake of the Week for new QantasLink service to Mount Gambier

QantasLink launched a new five times weekly service between Adelaide and Mount Gambier on 28 March, capturing anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for a spectacular effort featuring Adelaide’s famous vineyards and Mount Gambier’s stunning Blue Lake. The route is operated by the airline’s 50-seat Q300 turboprop aircraft.

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.


Rex puts Sydney - Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

Rex puts Sydney – Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

Rex will have 58 flights each way using B737-800s in its first week, a huge number for new entrant in core markets. We look at what’s happening and why.

QantasLink gets tropical as Canberra to Cairns lifts off

QantasLink gets tropical as Canberra to Cairns lifts off

QantasLink took off from Canberra to Cairns on 21 November, a market of 34,000 indirect passengers in the year to August 2019.

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?


Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?

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.

Consultants' Corner: Social distancing and airline fares

Consultants’ Corner: Social distancing and airline fares

If social distancing is enforced, Redwater Consulting Group shows that available seats on a Qantas B737-800 would reduce by 33% while the breakeven fare will jump by 52%.


Austrian Airlines to retire Dash-8-400s as 9 airlines stop using it this year

Austrian Airlines to retire Dash-8-400s as 9 airlines stop using it this year

As Austrian Airlines to end Dash-8-400 operations, we look at its remaining operators and routes, including one airline that reintroduced it this year.

Virgin Australia, world's 50th largest airline, enters voluntary administration

Virgin Australia, world’s 50th largest airline, enters voluntary administration

Today, 21 April, Virgin Australia entered voluntary administration.  With its domestic network core for its EBIT, we look at its network and prospects.

End of era for 747 as KLM and Qantas withdraw type on same day

End of era for 747 as KLM and Qantas withdraw type on same day

KLM and Qantas both ended 747 passenger operations on 29 March, having started in the same year. We look their 747 routes and capacity development.