Articles Tagged ‘SYD’
In this week’s Network Planning Community News it’s airport award season with the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Stockholm being held last week. There is also news from Budapest, Geneva, Palma de Mallorca, Porto, Melbourne and Nuremberg airports.
International airline growth picking up at Brisbane Airport; Malaysia Airlines set to return in June; airport traffic has doubled since 2000
Passengers who travelled on international airlines from Brisbane grew by 5.1% in 2017, whereas traffic growth on domestic and regional airlines increased by just 1.0%. With the city set to be the backdrop of Routes Asia later this week, Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the airport’s recent developments.
Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline
Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.
Wellington boost; passenger numbers pass 6.0 million barrier in 2017, domestic destinations dominate
Wellington Airport has seen a steady increase in traffic in recent years. In 2017 it handled 6.1 million passengers, a 2.6% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston explores air service developments from the facility serving New Zealand’s capital, including its leading airlines, routes and country markets.
International airlines now carry 25% of Australian traffic; Sunshine Coast is flying in terms of passenger growth; preparing for non-stop UK
Last year just under 159 million passengers travelled from Australian airports, up from around 123 million in 2009. With Brisbane being the venue for Routes Asia in two weeks’ time, plus Qantas launching non-stop London flights from Perth, Jonathan Ford highlights some more of Australia’s recent developments.
Hainan Airlines begins a twice-weekly service between Haikou and Sydney.
Tianjin Airlines begins a twice-weekly service between Zhengzhou and Australia’s largest airport.
Aussie Rules! Sydney Airport claims first back-to-back victories of 2018 in this year’s Arch of Triumph competition
There is no stopping Australia’s largest hub! Having won last week for the water salute that greeted United Airlines’ new service from Houston Intercontinental, Sydney has decided that one win was just not enough, taking the title again this week, given for a salute greeting another long-haul service. Take a look to see which seven […]
United Airlines proudly presents its Route of the Week award for its latest Sydney service; Zurich Airport celebrates Cake of the Week win
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, flydubai launches 737 MAX 8 flights to Moscow Sheremetyevo, the first-ever operation of the aircraft type in Russia, while FlyPelican announces that it will connect Newcastle to Adelaide from 26 March. More news also from Gothenburg and London Luton airports.
FlyPelican commences its third route from Sydney, a link to Taree.
The anna.aero Arch of Triumph competition proves its global credentials again this week, with airports from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Philippines and US doing battle to claim glory. Will the victor be a water arch veteran or competition newcomer?
United Airlines begins a daily service between Houston Intercontinental and Sydney.