Articles Tagged ‘Qantas’

Adelaide Airport edges towards 8m passengers; second MEB3 carrier arrived in May; China direct from December

Adelaide Airport edges towards 8m passengers; second MEB3 carrier arrived in May; China direct from December

Boosted by the arrival of Qatar Airways, Australia’s fifth largest airport should get very close to handling eight million passengers in 2016. We take a look at the South Australia airport’s biggest airlines and country markets.

China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide

During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the […]

Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

Virgin Australia Airlines still Oz’s #2 airline; Sydney its #1 airport as domestic market stagnates

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 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.

Athens-Melbourne is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that last year 260,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Athens and Melbourne, which has a Greek poulation of 150,000 making it the biggest Greek city in the world (outside of Greece). But strewth, the route is unserved! Surely with a market that big and that reliable begging to be served, it’s […]

Perth Airport growth continues to plateau; Malindo Air and Regional Express join airline roll call

Perth Airport growth continues to plateau; Malindo Air and Regional Express join airline roll call

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.


UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]

Melbourne Airport delivers recession proof passenger growth performance since 2006; China and Singapore capacity charges

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.

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of 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.


Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, QantasLink commences services from Sydney on a domestic route to Sunshine Coast, while Pobeda launches services to Bratislava. More news also from Rome Fiumicino, Warsaw Chopin, Riga, Melbourne (Florida) and Copenhagen airports.

Qantas says let's go to San Francisco

Qantas says let’s go to San Francisco

Qantas adds a domestic and intercontinental services this week – to Sunshine Coast and San Francisco ‒ both from Sydney.

Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas connects Christchurch and Wellington with Brisbane

Qantas adds two more New Zealand services from its Brisbane hub, complementing its existing Auckland route.