Vietnam Airlines Targets Australia Expansion

By David Casey Apr 13, 2023
Vietnam Airlines is preparing to increase the number of routes it offers to Australia just days after Vietjet launched its first flights to the country.
Airports & Networks

Routes Reconnected: Airlines with 'dare and imagination' will recover stronger in Asia

By Wesley Charnock Dec 09, 2020
Panelists suggest those that challenge preconceived notions of how things must work will prosper when COVID-19 subsides.
Airports & Networks

Virgin Australia-Alliance Airlines partnership approved

By David Casey Nov 19, 2020
The Australian carriers have been provisionally cleared to cooperate on more than 40 routes despite objections from REX.
Airports & Networks

Australian regional Rex plans big growth on domestic routes

By Adrian Schofield Nov 13, 2020
The turboprop operator details its timeline for starting service with Boeing 737 jets.
Airports & Networks

Collaboration key to industry’s recovery

Nov 06, 2020
Routes Reconnected will unite the global route development community at the end of this month to pave the road to recovery and rebuild demand for Summer 2021.
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Rex to Use Boeing 737-800s on Sydney-Melbourne route

By Adrian Schofield Sep 30, 2020
The Australian regional carrier has only operated turboprops until now, primarily on regional routes.
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Analysis: Air New Zealand grounds 777 fleet

By David Casey Sep 10, 2020
Routes looks at the impact of Air New Zealand’s decision to ground its Boeing 777 fleet for a year.
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Virgin Australia scales back regional routes

By David Casey Sep 09, 2020
A number of regional routes are being cut from the airline’s network as part of an ongoing restructuring program.
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Recovery Tracker: Cebu Pacific, Austrian Airlines, Air New Zealand and more

By David Casey Jul 31, 2020
A weekly round-up of the latest news from the aviation industry as airlines and airports continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
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Etihad re-opens global network

By Wesley Charnock Jul 07, 2020
Gulf carrier aims to “gradually” resume services with the goal of operating 45% of its pre-COVID capacity by August.
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Australian regional Rex plans to operate ‘Golden Triangle’ routes

By Adrian Schofield Jun 29, 2020
The carrier will go head-to-head with Qantas and Virgin Australia.
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Qantas cancels most international flights until October

By David Casey Jun 18, 2020
Australia’s flag carrier originally intended to operate almost 50 international routes over the coming months, but the actual total is likely to be a fraction of that.
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Emirates to resume nine routes

By David Casey May 14, 2020
Gulf carrier Emirates Airline is adding more outbound destinations from Dubai starting on May 21.
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Etihad to resume Melbourne-London route

By David Casey May 12, 2020
Etihad Airways plans to resume regular passenger service between Australia and the UK later this month.
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Virgin Australia makes domestic cuts

By David Casey Mar 25, 2020
Virgin Australia is reducing domestic capacity by 90% and temporarily grounding 125 aircraft. Low-cost subsidiary Tigerair Australia has also suspended flights.
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Where does the Airbus A380 fly? Latest network update

By David Casey Dec 31, 2019
Routesonline provides an update on the operations of the Airbus A380. We also reveal the network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft type.
Airports & Networks

Airline CEOs set to give exclusive insight at World Routes 2019

May 23, 2019
Delegates attending the global route development forum in September will hear from the CEOs of Tigerair Australia, airBaltic, Saudi Arabian Airlines and more.
Airports & Networks

Routes Asia 2019 Marketing Awards finalists - part two

By David Casey Mar 05, 2019
In the second of a two-part feature, Routesonline takes a closer look at the large airports and destinations shortlisted in two categories of the Routes Asia 2019 Marketing Awards.
Airports & Networks

Shortlists revealed for the Routes Asia 2019 Marketing Awards

Jan 29, 2019
Twenty-one airports and destinations have been recognised by the airline network planning community for their marketing support.
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United plots international growth from San Francisco

By David Casey Dec 13, 2018
Star Alliance carrier United Airlines has unveiled its largest ever international network expansion from its San Francisco hub.
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Busiest passenger air routes in the world revealed

By David Casey Sep 12, 2018
The busiest passenger air routes on earth have been revealed in a new study published by Routesonline, with the Asia-Pacific region dominating the top 100. The research has been released ahead of World Routes 2018, taking place from 15-18 September in Guangzhou, China.
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Route rundown: BOG-MUC, AKL-ORD, KUL-MEL

Apr 05, 2018
This week: Avianca to launch a fourth destination in Europe, Air New Zealand adds to US network, and Malindo Air files preliminary Melbourne schedule.
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Where does the A380 fly? Q1 network update

By David Casey Mar 30, 2018
Routesonline provides an update on the operations of the Airbus A380. We also reveal the network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft type.
Airports & Networks

Route rundown: AKL-TPE, MNL-MEL, DXB-TUN

Mar 02, 2018
This week: Air New Zealand relaunches Taipei, Cebu Pacific adds its second destination in Australia and Emirates resumes services to Tunisia.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia reveals Melbourne Airport switch

By David Casey Feb 05, 2018
The Australian state of Victoria is to get its second international airport after AirAsia confirmed plans to switch its operations from Melbourne Airport to Avalon Airport.
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