Articles Tagged ‘Regional Express’

Regional Express enjoys third consecutive year of growth in 2017; Sydney is leading airport out of 59 served in S18

Regional Express enjoys third consecutive year of growth in 2017; Sydney is leading airport out of 59 served in S18

Regional Express saw a marginal 0.8% increase in scheduled two-way seat capacity on direct flights across its network in 2017. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Australian regional carrier’s operation over the past 10 years, including its ASK growth, and its leading airports and routes.

Passengers on the up 'Down Under'; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Passengers on the up ‘Down Under’; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand

Nearly 100 million scheduled travellers passed through Australia’s airports in 2017, a 3.1% increase on the previous year and 35% up on 2008 levels. Nick Preston examines the latest network trends from the land down under, including the leading airlines, airports and routes.

Tigerair Australia roars into its 11th year; home base of Melbourne growing fast

Tigerair Australia roars into its 11th year; home base of Melbourne growing fast

Tigerair Australia celebrated its 10th birthday last week. The airline’s first 10 years have not been without incident (CASA groundings and changes in ownership) and we review the times when the LCC didn’t quite catch its prey and where its current passenger hunting grounds are.


Regional Express pulls into Port Augusta

Regional Express pulls into Port Augusta

Regional Express adds new connections in its South Australia operation.

Australia domestic market growth still around 2%; international traffic up 7% with China (+23%) and Japan (+13%) driving passenger growth

Australia domestic market growth still around 2%; international traffic up 7% with China (+23%) and Japan (+13%) driving passenger growth

While domestic traffic in Australia continues to grow quite slowly, international traffic is booming thanks in large part to the Chinese market. We track growth in the last 12 months in both markets and look at the busiest domestic routes and how much they are growing (or not).

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.


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.

Regional Express expands to Cooma

Regional Express expands to Cooma

Regional Express begins a five times weekly service between Sydney and Cooma – ends Cooma Airport’s three-year hiatus of scheduled services.

Regional Express fills Virgin void in Perth

Regional Express fills Virgin void in Perth

Regional Express replaces Virgin Australia Airlines routes from the Western Australia airport to Albany and Esperance; offers more weekly seats.


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.

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero's data elves

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero’s data elves

Earlier this year Townsville Airport, Australia’s 11th largest, celebrated attracting its first international service to Denpasar in Indonesia – how long before it adds the word ‘international’ to its name? Find out who is the airport’s biggest carrier and whether service to state capital Brisbane is its biggest route.

Regional Express connects Cobar to Dubbo

Regional Express connects Cobar to Dubbo

Regional Express makes Cobar its third direct destination served from Dubbo, joining Sydney and Broken Hill.