Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport pax down 3.5% to 3.7m in Mar-2019

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport reported (18-Apr-2019) the following traffic highlights for Mar-2019: Passengers: 3.7 million, -3.5% year-on-year; Domestic: 2.3 million, -3.4%; International: 1.3 million, -3.8%; Top…..

Malindo Air hoping to commence Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Sydney service in 2H2019

Malindo Air CEO Chandran Rama Muthy said the airline hopes to commence Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Sydney service in 2H2019, subject to approval by the Civil Aviation Authority…..

Air New Zealand reports 33% increase in Pacific Island bookings for Easter break

Air New Zealand chief marketing and customer officer Mike Tod reported the airline has experienced a strong increase in bookings due to the overlap of…..

Air Niugini issues seasonal suspension of Port Moresby-Tokyo Narita service

Air Niugini plans to seasonally suspend weekly Port Moresby-Tokyo Narita service from 27-Oct-2019 to 27-Dec-2019 (Routes Online.com, 18-Apr-2019). The airline will resume operations on 28-Dec-2019…..

Virgin Australia opens Wellington Airport lounge

Virgin Australia opened (17-Apr-2019) an airport lounge at Wellington Airport international terminal. The lounge has complimentary WiFi, buffet style food supplied by Rydges Wellington Airport…..

Malaysia Airports may focus more on its home market after gaining 35 year extension to operate 39 Malaysian airports

Malaysia’s government has extended the rights of Malaysia Airports Holdings (MAHB) to operate, manage and maintain 39 airports and short take off and landing airports…..

Qantas to launch seasonal service to Sapporo

Qantas announced (18-Apr-2019) plans to launch three times weekly nonstop Sydney-Sapporo seasonal service, operating with A330 equipment, from 16-Dec-2019 to 28-Mar-2020. The service aims to…..

Auckland International Airport pax up 2% in Feb-2019

Auckland International Airport reported (16-Apr-2019) the following traffic highlights for Feb-2019: Passengers: 1.7 million, +2.0% year-on-year; Domestic: 802,291, +4.2%; International (excluding transiting passengers): 872,387, stable;…..

Did you know? Top 20 Airlines by Fleet Size

In this week’s Did you know, we would take a closer look at the top ranked airlines by fleet size. Top 20 Airlines by Fleet…..

Malindo Air commences Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Adelaide service

Malindo Air commenced (17-Apr-2019) four times weekly Kuala Lumpur-Denpasar-Adelaide service on 16-Apr-2019. The airline operates the service with Boeing 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft. Adelaide is…..