Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Australia’
Coffs Harbour Airport has welcomed back the Virgin Australia service between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne. Up to seven services per week will operate between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour between 18 November 2021 and 25 April 2022, providing more than 20,000 seats.
Northern Tasmania now has unprecedented access to Western Australia. Virgin Australia launched non-stop flights from Launceston to Perth on 5 November 2021. Launceston Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.
Virgin Australia has begun operating the first direct flights between Adelaide and Launceston in more than 20 years, with the inaugural service launched on 7 September 2021. Launceston Airport celebrated the route launch with a spectacular cake.
The Adelaide-Launceston route is one of Adelaide’s top unserved domestic routes and Adelaide Airport was excited to welcome Virgin Australia’s introduction of a three per week service on this unserved route on 7 September 2021. Virgin Australia will be operating to the ‘Apple Isle’ every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
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.
Canberra has eight new routes this summer. Hobart was Australia’s third-largest unserved domestic market in 2019; it’ll now have not one but two carriers.
Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?
Today, 21 April, Virgin Australia entered voluntary administration. With its domestic network core for its EBIT, we look at its network and prospects.
Top-20 domestic routes in Australia have 1m+ indirect passengers a year. Canberra stands out and Canberra – Hobart leads with the strongest fare/mile.
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 […]
Passengers on the up ‘Down Under’; Australian scheduled traffic grows 3.1% in 2017, international increase outpacing domestic demand
Nearly 100 million scheduled travellers passed through Australia’s airports in 2017, a 3.1% increase on the previous year and 35% up on 2008 levels. Nick Preston examines the latest network trends from the land down under, including the leading airlines, airports and routes.
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.