Articles Tagged ‘SYD’
Long-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia X has celebrated the return of twice-weekly services between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur. Passengers were treated to a special send-off to mark the official recommencement of services on the route after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.
Qantas has launched a new route from Sydney to Bengaluru, establishing the first direct connection between Australia and Southern India by any airline. The route is operated four times weekly – on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays – with an A330.
Flights between Townsville and Melbourne and Sydney have been boosted significantly with new Qantas and Virgin Australia services, with three carriers now offering flights on both routes.
For the first time in over five years, direct flights from Sydney are operating to Mackay Airport. Jetstar is utilising a 186-seat A320 on the route three times a week.
November 1, 2021 marked the relaunch of international flying for many Australians. Qantas’ first international departure was its flagship QF1 Sydney to London flight, which stopped in Darwin before making the non-stop 17-hour 20-minute flight to London.
Rex has launched two new routes from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne and Sydney in time for the busy Easter period. Both services are operated twice-daily – the Melbourne route launching on 29 March and Sydney on 1 April.
Melbourne Airport celebrated the launch of Regional Express Airlines’ new Melbourne-Sydney route on 1 March 2021 with a spectacular, award-winning cake.
Rex will have 58 flights each way using B737-800s in its first week, a huge number for new entrant in core markets. We look at what’s happening and why.
Eastern Air Services launched Newcastle – Lord Howe on 14 November, becoming the carrier’s second route to the island.
Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.
We look at Bamboo Airways’ plan for Melbourne – Hanoi, which is the largest unserved market between Australia and Vietnam and Hanoi’s #1 unserved market globally.
Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?