Asian markets provide best value for money for long haul city breaks from Europe

A trio of Far Eastern cities have been named best value for a long haul city break in a new barometer of costs for holidaymakers…..

Scoot to retime Singapore-Melbourne flights to improve passenger experience

Scoot has boosted sixth freedom traffic from Sydney since rescheduling three weekly frequencies to improve connections with and India and is planning to introduce a…..

SIA to retime Singapore-Canberra-Wellington improving connection times for travellers

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is moving up by one hour its Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flight, resulting in improved connections from several points in Asia. The airline is satisfied…..

Nonstop Wellington-Singapore could prove viable despite low take-up on Singapore Airlines’ one-stop product

The Sep-2016 launch of flights by Singapore Airlines (SIA) has led to a more modest than expected increase in international traffic for Wellington Airport. The…..

Demand for Cairns drives SilkAir to pursue further expansion

For the third time since launching service to Cairns just over two years ago, SilkAir is adding capacity to the Cairns market. SilkAir’s continued expansion…..

SilkAir commits to Cairns route by upgrading its premium product…but could others be on the horizon?

SilkAir plans to upgrade its premium product in the Cairns market in 4Q2017 after it takes delivery of its first batch of 737 MAX 8…..

Scoot continues to study European markets to support long haul low cost strategy

Asian carrier Scoot faces some critical decisions in the coming months as the Singapore Airlines LCC subsidiary begins long haul operations. The carrier recently took…..

Singapore Airlines Group Part 2 – Long haul LCC Scoot to deliver good news for Australian travellers and tourism as it links long haul destinations

The SIA Group has until now failed to capitalise on the potential for linking its range of intra-Group operations. That will change, which is good…..

Singapore Airlines Group Review Part 1 – SIA has grown its Australia traffic by 50% in five years; launch of Scoot has not impacted parent airline’s performance or growth

  The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group has grown its passenger traffic to and from Australia by 50% over the last five years. SIA the parent…..

International tourist arrivals increase 11% year on year with Asia leading that growth

Tourism Australia has reported 8.3 million international arrivals to Australia in 2016, an increase of 11% year-on-year. Managing Director John O’Sullivan reported that tourism arrivals from key markets…..