Articles Tagged ‘SYD’

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.

Qantas beats a path to Beijing

Qantas beats a path to Beijing

Qantas will compete against Air China on the Beijing to Sydney route.

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market is still in its relative infancy. We reveal the leading airlines and airports this summer, as flights are up 20%, but the number of airports involved has remained unchanged. Eurowings’ Cologne Bonn operation is adding several new routes this summer.


Skyscanner reveals airports with biggest Christmas footfall surge

Skyscanner reveals airports with biggest Christmas footfall surge

anna.aero data partner Skyscanner Travel Insight has analysed search and booking data over the festive period to reveal which airports are likely to see the biggest surge in footfall, when compared with the rest of the year. The study also reveals which airports are likely to see the biggest passenger volumes on any single day throughout […]

China Eastern Airlines celebrates another new Sydney service

China Eastern Airlines celebrates another new Sydney service

China Eastern Airlines now connects Kunming three times weekly with Sydney.

Adelaide-Nadi is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 35,000 annual searches; Fiji Airways' next Australian foray??

Adelaide-Nadi is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 35,000 annual searches; Fiji Airways’ next Australian foray??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 35,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Adelaide and Nadi ‒ but the route is unserved! Will sector length see Perth – a bigger airport but also unserved – bypassed in favour of a shorter sector to Adelaide??


Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.

China Eastern Airlines grows its presence in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines grows its presence in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines connects Hangzhou and Sydney with thrice-weekly flights.

Tenerife North celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch Part I Public Vote victory; Find out here which airport wins Part II

Tenerife North celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch Part I Public Vote victory; Find out here which airport wins Part II

With 52%, 35% more than the second placed airport, Marseille scooped Part II of the W15/16 Public Vote. It’s back to normal business this week, with anna.aero’s four judges handing out the scores on this week’s nine entries from around the world.


Air China introduces third route to Sydney

Air China introduces third route to Sydney

Air China connects Chengdu and Sydney with thrice-weekly flights.

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.