Articles Tagged ‘ZQN’

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation's popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation’s popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways in 2018 will offer just over 2.30 million seats, up 11% versus its offering last year, and up 46% since being re-branded from Air Pacific in 2013. Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments that have taken place at the South Pacific-based carrier, including new routes and the nation’s visitor trends.

Bratislava Airport beats opposition to win Part I of Arch of Triumph public vote; now it's S18 launches – Part II

Bratislava Airport beats opposition to win Part I of Arch of Triumph public vote; now it’s S18 launches – Part II

Over 1,100 votes were cast to determine who the aviation world thinks crafted the best Arch of Triumph to mark the start of S18 ‒ with Bratislava Airport’s firefighters emerging as the victors. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Slovakian airport becomes the region’s 16th straight winner in the public votes where the […]

Jetstar Airways resumes flights between Wellington and Queenstown

Jetstar Airways resumes flights between Wellington and Queenstown

Jetstar Airways returns to the New Zealand domestic route after a five-year hiatus. 


Wellington boost; passenger numbers pass 6.0 million barrier in 2017, domestic destinations dominate

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.

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Australia-New Zealand market experiences decade of growth; Air New Zealand and Qantas fly the flag as leading carriers

Seat capacity on flights between Australia and New Zealand increased by 3.5% from 2016 to 2017 and has been on the rise since 2008. We take a look at some of the key air service developments in the trans-Tasman market over the past 10 years, including the fastest growing airlines and airports.

New Zealand's top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports showing 42% growth in seat availability when compared to 2007; Queenstown fastest-growing major airport

New Zealand’s top 10 airports in 2017 are offering a combined 48.72 million seats, up from 34.33 million 10 years ago. We look to see which are the nation’s fastest growing airports and country markets during the past few years, and see how tourist numbers are growing to one of the world’s leading leisure destinations.


Australia-New Zealand capacity grows by 3.3% this winter; Air New Zealand dominates with 35% of seats

Australia-New Zealand capacity grows by 3.3% this winter; Air New Zealand dominates with 35% of seats

Relations between Australia and New Zealand (also referred to as Tran-Tasman relations) are extremely close with both sharing British colonial heritage. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 2.8% and ASKs up 2.5%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two […]

Jetstar Airways starts two trans-Tasman links

Jetstar Airways starts two trans-Tasman links

Jetstar Airways starts its first international flight from Wellington to Gold Coast, along with Queenstown to Gold Coast.

Air New Zealand on course to break 13.5m passengers; Singapore Airlines tie-up will see Auckland-Singapore route re-instatement

Air New Zealand on course to break 13.5m passengers; Singapore Airlines tie-up will see Auckland-Singapore route re-instatement

Having just received the last tick in the box for its strategic partnership with fellow Star Alliance carrier Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand will not only gain access to the mainline carrier’s network, but also its SilkAir subsidiary. Having also just received its first 787-9, the New Zealand flag carrier is seemingly on track for […]


Jetstar Airways represents 60% of group flying; decline in New Zealand

Jetstar Airways represents 60% of group flying; decline in New Zealand

Jetstar Airways continues to launch domestic routes, like the recent Gold Coast to Mackay service which started earlier this month. anna.aero investigates the international component of its network, plus its top 12 routes, as the LCC moves into its 11th year of operations.

Jetstar launches new domestic route in New Zealand

Jetstar launches new domestic route in New Zealand

Jetstar Airways now flies from Wellington to Queensland, both in New Zealand.

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!