Karratha traffic to increase after five years of declines following launch of new Brisbane and Singapore links

Karratha Airport should experience a recovery in passenger traffic following the launch of services to Brisbane and Singapore by JETGO Australia. Karratha’s traffic has declined…..

A321neo opens up long haul narrowbody opportunities for Australia

Brisbane-Manila could be the first of several long haul narrowbody routes for the Australia market over the next few years as over 500 A321neos are…..

Scoot attempts to woo Australians with low fares one-stop fares to Berlin

Scoot is launching flights to Berlin this winter and is offering return fares from Australia starting at approximately AUD800 including taxes. Scoot is selling Berlin…..

China Airlines meets growing Taiwan-Australia tourism by increasing capacity and introducing an entire A350 fleet

In Mar-2018, Taiwan’s China Airlines will become the first foreign airline in the Australia market with an all A350 operation. China Airlines (CAL) began operating…..

Competitive Australia-Bali market impacts performance for Lion Group who should reconsider expansion plans

Indonesia’s Lion Group should reconsider plans for expanding in the Australia-Bali market after a less than stellar initial performance on its first two Australia-Bali routes……

Melbourne-Colombo route boosted by expanded partnership between national carriers

SriLankan Airlines’ expansion of its codeshare agreement with Qantas should improve the long-term viability of its new Melbourne-Colombo route. The two airlines have been codeshare…..

Australia-China market booms with 35 nonstop routes and 10 airlines this December

A record 35 routes will be operated in Dec-2017 between Australia and China, an indication of the staggering growth experienced by the Australia-China market in…..

Australia-Vietnam traffic surges as competition heats up

Traffic in the Australia-Vietnam market has increased by 70% since Jetstar Airways launched services to Ho Chi Minh in May-2017. Jetstar achieved an average load…..

Japan Airlines resumes Australia expansion after several years of market share declines

Japan Airlines (JAL) is expanding in the Australia market for the first time in several years following the recent launch of services to Melbourne. JAL…..

Brisbane to Seattle? You got to be kidding!

Qantas has talked about Brisbane-Seattle or Brisbane-Chicago to round out the initial portfolio of routes to be launched with the new 787-9 fleet. Qantas supposedly…..