Kongsberg Expanding Missile Capability, Capacity In Asia Pacific

By Chen Chuanren May 26, 2023
Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace AS is working with the Royal Malaysian Navy to utilize the Naval Strike Missile across its fleet.
Missile Defense & Weapons

Fleet Space Raises $33m To Fund Satellite-Connected Prospecting

By Garrett Reim May 25, 2023
Fleet Space Technologies has raised an about $33 million round of Series C funding to further finance its satellite connected geological survey business.
Commercial Space

Australia’s CASA Looks To Boost Technical Staffing Levels

By Adrian Schofield May 18, 2023
CASA has lost a lot of experienced technical staff over the past 10 years, said Darren Dunbier, Virgin Australia’s general manger for engineering operations.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Infographic: Australia's market in numbers

By David Casey Sep 20, 2019
A focus on the Australian market as World Routes 2019 gets underway in Adelaide.
Airports & Networks

Will Qantas make the century-old London-Sydney dream a reality?

By Wesley Charnock Sep 03, 2019
100 years after the first Australia to UK flight, what impact would a direct London-Sydney flight have on Qantas' network?
Airports & Networks

Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic aim to strengthen partnership

By David Casey Jun 10, 2019
The two airlines are seeking approval to cooperate on services between Australia and the UK and Ireland via mutual connection points. The partnership could result in the launch of new international routes.
Airports & Networks

Qantas-Cathay codeshare expansion rejected

By David Casey May 28, 2019
Regulators in Australia have rejected Qantas and Cathay Pacific’s plans to deepen their codeshare arrangements on Australia-Hong Kong routes.
Airports & Networks

Jetstar enters underserved Australia - South Korea market

By David Casey May 07, 2019
Low-cost carrier Jetstar is moving into the growing but underserved Australia - South Korea market, sensing an opportunity to stimulate further two-way demand between the countries with its lower fares.
Airports & Networks

Avoiding the herd mentality

Apr 11, 2019
With Australia facing an influx of inbound visitors, its airports are jostling for pole position
Airports & Networks

Spotlight on Australia’s international connectivity

By David Casey Sep 20, 2018
With World Routes 2019 set to take place in the Adelaide, Routesonline shines a spotlight on Australia's growing international market.
Airports & Networks

Qantas seeks to build on new 'Kangaroo Route'

Sep 20, 2018
Qantas’ recent launch of a non-stop route from London to Perth is shaking up the Australian aviation scene – and the airline is busy building on its success.
Airports & Networks

Qantas to expand international network with Dreamliner order as 747 retirement nears

By David Casey May 02, 2018
Australia’s flag carrier Qantas is looking to grow its international network with an order for six additional Dreamliners as it accelerates the retirement of its last six Boeing 747s.
Airports & Networks

Air New Zealand ends Virgin Australia alliance

By David Casey Apr 05, 2018
A seven-year alliance between Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia on trans-Tasman routes is to end later this year amid changing "market dynamics".
Airports & Networks

Newcastle Airport's international ambitions

By David Casey Mar 19, 2018
Newcastle Airport is set to become New South Wales' second international airport and is targeting services to Fiji, New Zealand and beyond.
Airports & Networks

Analysis: Australia’s international market growth

By David Casey Mar 09, 2018
Routesonline provides a snapshot of Australia’s leading international airlines and airports, as well as the most used aircraft types on international flights.
Airports & Networks

Jetstar to take long-range Airbus A321neo

By David Casey Feb 26, 2018
Qantas Group has converted 18 A321neo orders to the A321neoLR, which will be used by its low-cost carrier Jetstar.
Airports & Networks

New international connections on Brisbane's horizon

Feb 16, 2018
Key markets in the Asia Pacific region are helping to drive growth for Brisbane and the city is eyeing new international connections to China, Japan and India when Routes Asia 2018 lands in March.
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.
Airports & Networks

Australia's international connectivity - the key facts and figures

By David Casey Feb 01, 2018
Routesonline looks at the sharp rise in international capacity to/from Australia, fuelled by growing capacity from New Zealand, China, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Airports & Networks

Routes Asia 2018 host secures Malaysia Airlines return

By David Casey Jan 09, 2018
Brisbane, the host of Routes Asia 2018, has secured the return of Oneworld alliance member Malaysia Airlines with direct flights to Kuala Lumpur.
Airports & Networks

Brisbane number cruncher - the key stats shaping the host of Routes Asia 2018

By David Casey Nov 03, 2017
Routes Asia 2018, the only route development forum for the Asia-Pacific region, is taking place in Brisbane from 18-20 March 2018. Routesonline takes a look at some of the key statistics shaping the market.
Airports & Networks

Qantas wants non-stop flights from Sydney to London

By David Casey Aug 25, 2017
Qantas has called on Airbus and Boeing to conquer the "last frontier in global aviation" by developing an aircraft that can fly non-stop from Sydney to London.
Airports & Networks

Qantas continues Japanese expansion

By David Casey Jul 27, 2017
Qantas' return to Osaka after almost two decades comes as the Australian carrier continues to increase its services to Japan.
Airports & Networks

Traffic triumph - all regions of the world continue positive start to 2017

By Richard Maslen Apr 11, 2017
February international passenger demand rose 5.8 per cent compared to February 2016, which was down compared to the 9.1 per cent yearly increase recorded in January. Adjusting for the leap year, however, growth actually accelerated slightly compared to January. Total capacity climbed 3.4 per cent, and load factor rose 1.8 percentage points to 78.4 per cent.
Airports & Networks

Australia set to boom and Japan recovers as Asia Pacific air travel shows encouraging growth

By Richard Maslen Mar 23, 2017
Both Japanese and Australian air travellers are flying in greater numbers again when compared with last year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys which analyses 16 million booking transactions a day. The figures show that from January to mid-March this year total Japanese outbound travel was up 4.1 per cent when compared to 2016 – an encouraging sign for the rest of 2017.
Airports & Networks