Articles Tagged ‘SYD’

Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

Rex Airlines’ Gold Coast services to Melbourne and Sydney win Route of the Week

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 wins Cake of the Week for new Rex service to Sydney

Melbourne Airport wins Cake of the Week for new Rex service to Sydney

Melbourne Airport celebrated the launch of Regional Express Airlines’ new Melbourne-Sydney route on 1 March 2021 with a spectacular, award-winning cake.

Rex puts Sydney - Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

Rex puts Sydney – Melbourne on sale with NINE daily flights

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 takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services takes off from Newcastle to Lord Howe Island

Eastern Air Services launched Newcastle – Lord Howe on 14 November, becoming the carrier’s second route to the island.

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines' top destination in December

Melbourne will be Singapore Airlines’ top destination in December

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.

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

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 opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?

Australia’s Rex considering 737s/320s for thick routes; clever move or risking everything?

Australia’s Rex considering 737s/320s for thick routes; clever move or risking everything?

As Rex, with 57 operational Saab 340s, considers acquiring narrowbodies, far beyond its comfort zone, we look at what it’s considering. Much is at stake.

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise

Qantas will reportedly now go ahead with Project Sunrise, launching flights in 2023.


Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas has provisionally chosen the A350-1000 for Project Sunrise flights. Other than Sydney-London/New York, what other new non-stop routes are possible?

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

The Kangaroo Route sees 2.2 million passengers

UK – Australia has 2.2 million passengers, 38% of all Europe – Australia. Strong growth by Qatar Airways, but hindered by Eithad and Malaysia Airlines.

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

IATA Slots in Brisbane nears; key unserved Australia routes revealed

Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.