Articles Tagged ‘Sydney’

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.

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

Like rugby, only less competitive: how the key Australia-New Zealand market has changed

World Routes 2019 is about to begin, so it’s a great time to look at the Australia-New Zealand market. It has been growing, but 1.3 million seats were removed by both Emirates and AirAsia X. Air New Zealand is the leading operator by seats, aided by a strong use of wide-bodies. 23 routes are operated […]

Qantas lacks capacity bounce at its main hub Sydney

Qantas lacks capacity bounce at its main hub Sydney

Analysis of Qantas’ home-hub ‒ we investigate how the operation has developed year by year and we detail which are the leading country markets, and how this compares with a year ago, along with what expansion plans the airline has for S15 at its main base (cough – none!).


Air Canada dominates Sydney Airport (Nova Scotia) with flights to Halifax Airport and Toronto Pearson Airport

Air Canada dominates Sydney Airport (Nova Scotia) with flights to Halifax Airport and Toronto Pearson Airport

Like London and Santiago, Sydney as a place name has airports with the same name located on different continents. This week anna.aero’s Chief Analyst found himself at Sydney Airport in Nova Scotia (Canada), and stopped to take a closer look, at the airport that is named after Canada’s first licensed pilot.

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

Qantas has just 17% of Australian international market

The Australian market has seen some changes in ownership among the airlines that operate within it, while passenger numbers continue to climb. International traffic (+5.2%) is growing more than twice as quickly as domestic traffic (+2.2%) so far in 2013. Airlines from China, Indonesia and Philippines have added new international flights this year.

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia’s three busy years; acquisitions allow it to outperform Australian market growth

Virgin Australia will grow weekly flights by 7% this August, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like “Bundy” or Bundaberg in Queensland. We also look at how the acquisition of Skywest Airlines in April has impacted on the carrier’s key metrics.


Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Australian domestic air traffic up 2.5% in first half of 2012; international traffic up 5.2%

Qantas may be struggling but traffic has been growing steadily in the Australian market. International traffic is growing twice as quickly as domestic traffic but which airlines have started which new international routes since the beginning of the year?

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

The latest medium to long-haul LCC is up and running in Singapore. Just how cheap are its fares to Sydney (and back)? What’s included in the ‘headline’ price, what additional (non-optional) fees are there, and what extras do you have to pay for? We take a look at available fares on the Sydney route all […]

Australian domestic air travel up 6.5% in 2010; Tiger enters Sydney - Brisbane market this week; Qantas to Texas in May

Australian domestic air travel up 6.5% in 2010; Tiger enters Sydney – Brisbane market this week; Qantas to Texas in May

Last year was another positive one for the Australian air travel market with domestic and international traffic both well up. But which are the top 10 airlines carrying international passengers and which new destination is V Australia starting later this month?


Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

Jetstar launches seven new routes in December; international network now accounts for over 50% of ASKs

In Australia it’s almost summer and Qantas’ LCC is launching a range of new routes this month. How quickly has it grown, how big is its fleet, which are its biggest routes, and how extensive is its international network?

Tiger attacks second biggest Australian domestic route; launches Sydney to Brisbane service from next February

Tiger attacks second biggest Australian domestic route; launches Sydney to Brisbane service from next February

It already serves the biggest and third biggest domestic markets in Australia, so it’s no big surprise that Tiger is now tackling the second busiest route. How have Australia’s top 5 routes developed since 1998 and what competition will Tiger face on its new route?

Virgin Blue’s growth coming from international routes; 18.4 million passengers carried in last 12 months

Virgin Blue’s growth coming from international routes; 18.4 million passengers carried in last 12 months

Australia’s second airline is nearly 10 years old but domestic growth is slowing. What is its market share in Australia and where else does it fly to? And why is an old 90s novelty hit suddenly popular again in New Zealand?