Articles Tagged ‘Qantas’
Adelaide – Melbourne now #4 in Australia; Qantas and Virgin Blue have cut capacity by over a quarter
The arrival of Tiger Airways has helped stimulate this market and now Jetstar is on the route as well. How has traffic developed in the last couple of years and what are the signs for the future?
It’s been an exciting year for Sydney with new airlines and increased competition on several routes. Which domestic routes are growing and which are the only two scheduled European carriers serving the airport?
Proving that China isn’t the only country whose domestic market is still growing we take a look at Australian domestic traffic trends in 2008/09. Which were the fastest growing routes in 2008 and which new routes may soon be stimulated thanks to Tiger Airways?
Airlines across the world seem to have decided that the beginning of March is a good time to start a new route. This week we have news and analysis on 27 new routes being started by 15 different airlines. Leading the way is Tiger Airways with five new routes, Lufthansa Italia with four new routes from Milan Malpensa and Wataniya Airways with three.
Competition from Virgin Blue and Tiger boosts traffic on Canberra airport’s two busiest routes; Qantas still operates over 60% of seats
Australia’s capital city airport ranks only eighth in the country and has no international scheduled services. But Qantas is facing increased competition as rivals launched three new routes during 2008.
This week sees several airlines venturing into new markets including Bahrain Air, Cimber Air, Kenya Airways, Pacific Blue, Qantas, Shenzhen Airlines and Volaris. So where were Ryanair’s new routes this week? Well, surprise surprise, there weren’t any.
Despite its industrial problems Boeing did deliver 12 new aircraft in September but Airbus delivered 34. Who took delivery of a new A340 and who received Boeing’s only two new widebodies last month? Which Chinese airlines received a brace of Airbus?
It’s been a strange fortnight for Qantas. Resolving strikes, emergency landings and announcing a new CEO amid significant job cuts. But how is the Qantas Group developing in Australia? What competition does it face and what role does Jetstar play? Roll on A380 flights!
Since Tiger Airways launched its Australian subsidiary last November traffic growth has been kick-started once more but at the expense of load factors. Which route is it terminating and where is it reallocating capacity? How has domestic market share changed since February?
A Tiger is about to be let loose in the Australian market. From next week Melbourne gets a new base carrier. But how has traffic developed in recent months and which routes are growing the fastest? How dominant is the Melbourne to Sydney route and which routes is Tiger avoiding at present?