Articles Tagged ‘Qantas’

How profitable are ultra-long-haul routes? Pioneering research gives answers

How profitable are ultra-long-haul routes? Pioneering research gives answers

Qantas has been operating London-Perth for over a year. But how profitable is it? Linus Bauer presented the answers at BA’s head office.

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas has provisionally chosen the A350-1000 for Project Sunrise flights. Other than Sydney-London/New York, what other new non-stop routes are possible?

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

UK – Australia has 2.2 million passengers, 38% of all Europe – Australia. Strong growth by Qatar Airways, but hindered by Eithad and Malaysia Airlines.


IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.

Sunshine on Longreach: Qantas begins Project Sunrise test flights

Sunshine on Longreach: Qantas begins Project Sunrise test flights

With W19 set to start on Sunday 27 October, this week has been packed full with exciting new route announcements. Here are our main highlights: Qantas performs first ‘Project Sunrise’ test flight; Vienna International Airport announces 30 new routes in winter schedule; Gothenburg Landvetter announces Hamburg flights with Eurowings; Lauda launches Shannon services; Czech Airlines […]

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

World Routes 2019 is about to begin, so it’s a great time to look at the Australia-New Zealand market. It has been growing, but 1.3 million seats were removed by both Emirates and AirAsia X. Air New Zealand is the leading operator by seats, aided by a strong use of wide-bodies. 23 routes are operated […]


Qantas' quest: test flights announced from London to Sydney

Qantas’ quest: test flights announced from London to Sydney

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qantas announces research flights from London and New York to Sydney, Wizz Air expands in Vienna and announces Southend services, Seoul Incheon welcomes its 700-millionth passenger, Vietjet announces first Indian routes, FlyArystan announces a new base, Tigerair Taiwan orders the A320neo, Southwest axes 20 routes in a bid to […]

Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca, Allegiant announces services to St Petersburg-Clearwater, Vueling celebrated carrying its 15th Million Passenger from Bilbao, Ethiopian wins fifth-freedom flights, Japan Airlines celebrated its first A350-900 aircraft, Brisbane airport announces direct flights to USA for 2020, and Airbus and Boeing […]

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is 'Top of the Props' as Canada overtakes US to become top market

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market

More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.


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.

Qantas adds second Californian connection from Melbourne

Qantas adds second Californian connection from Melbourne

Qantas launches non-stop services between Melbourne and San Francisco.