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Articles Tagged ‘Qantas’

Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth, with the international market growing over three times as fast as the domestic market. We track the growth rates in recent months and look at which airports are growing their international demand most rapidly. Plus a round-up of recent new international services.

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

The relationship between Asia and Australasia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically and culturally. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 15% and ASKs up 5.9%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two […]

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

An impressive 1,275 airframes were delivered to worldwide airline customers by Airbus and Boeing last year, turning 2013 into a record year, Boeing delivered 649 aircraft and wins the race for the second year in a row.


Qantas offers seasonal flights from Perth to Auckland

Qantas offers seasonal flights from Perth to Auckland

Qantas starts flights from Perth Airport in Australia to Auckland Airport in New Zealand.

Wellington Airport predicted to have a record passenger year by anna.aero with an excellent SVID result to boot

Wellington Airport predicted to have a record passenger year by anna.aero with an excellent SVID result to boot

Wellington; nicknamed Welly, Windy Welly and even Wellywood, is home to Wellington International Airport. Ranked as New Zealand’s #2 passenger airport, anna.aero investigates its SVID ranking and predicts a record passenger year by the end of 2013.

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

The Australian market has seen some changes in ownership among the airlines that operate within it, while passenger numbers continue to climb. International traffic (+5.2%) is growing more than twice as quickly as domestic traffic (+2.2%) so far in 2013. Airlines from China, Indonesia and Philippines have added new international flights this year.


Qantas’ domestic ‘line in the sand’ not being achieved

Qantas’ domestic ‘line in the sand’ not being achieved

Three Qantas bosses have all said how important the group’s (Mainline, QantasLink and Jetstar) combined 65% domestic market share is to the Australian airline. anna.aero investigates whether this is being achieved on some of the country’s biggest routes.

Gold Coast Airport on growth wave: 7% passenger traffic increase in 2012; Jetstar and Virgin Australia dominate

Gold Coast Airport on growth wave: 7% passenger traffic increase in 2012; Jetstar and Virgin Australia dominate

Situated on the coastline world famous for its waves, Gold Coast Airport has been challenged by traffic seasonality over the years. However, new long-haul services and competition between the airport’s two main carriers could see the airport break 6m annual passengers this year.

Qantas launches services from Sydney to Gladstone

Qantas launches services from Sydney to Gladstone

Qantas inaugurates eight weekly flights from Sydney to Gladstone in Queensland.


Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Chinese airlines invading Australia; Qantas and Virgin Australia stand by

Traffic between Mainland China and Australia is booming as Chinese carriers keep growing. But which airports benefit the most? And what is the response from Australian carriers?

Qantas now flies from Sydney to Gold Coast

Qantas now flies from Sydney to Gold Coast

Qantas Airways resumes flights to Gold Coast Airport. Now flies from Sydney Airport.

Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Qantas may be struggling but traffic has been growing steadily in the Australian market. International traffic is growing twice as quickly as domestic traffic but which airlines have started which new international routes since the beginning of the year?