Edmonton  - Feb 2015
Airline Finance Guide 2015
Jordan Banner 2015
Click here to Advertise

The world air service development magazine

Routes OnlineSubscribe
& follow
facebook-top-icon twitter-top-icon google-top-icon rss-top-icon mail-top-icon 
Four worlds in one

Four worlds in one

Ecuador's Quito International Airport is the gateway to a diverse country intent on improving its tourism offer.
One to one: MD, Belfast International Airport

One to one: MD, Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport managing director, Graham Keddie, discusses route development and the challenges facing aviation in Northern Ireland.
One to one: CEO, SilkAir

One to one: CEO, SilkAir

Leslie Thng CEO of SilkAir, talks about the airline's relationship with singapore Airlines.
Canada: two's company, three's a crowd?

Canada: two's company, three's a crowd?

Nigel Mayes, ASM senior vice president consulting and product development and Mike St-Laurent, senior consultant, explore the dynamics of the Canadian market.
San Jose International Airport
To sponsor Routes News, please Click here

Queensland lands majority of Tigerair Australia capacity

News Wednesday, 04 December 2013 02:37 Written by 

Tigerair Australia is establishing a new base in Brisbane, with three new routes to Adelaide, Cairns and Darwin. 

The domestic budget carrier will base two new A320 aircraft in the Queensland capital from next March. 

 
The six-times weekly Adelaide flight will launch on March 11, with the daily Cairns and Darwin flights both starting on April 15.
 
The three routes will see 800,000 additional seats into the Queensland market, said Rob Sharpe, Tigerair Australia CEO. 
 
In addition to the Brisbane routes, Tigerair Australia will also introduce a new service between Sydney and Adelaide 
 
"This is great for consumers and it is a welcome shot in the arm for Australia," said Sharpe. 
 
From next year Queensland will account for 59% of the airline's total seat capacity.
 
He added that Tigerair Australia believed the budget sector in Brisbane was clearly under represented. He said that the low-cost sector represented 33% and 26% of the markets in Melbourne and Sydney respectively. 
 
Sharpe stressed that the airline remained focused on turning its business around to profitability and said the new base was the result of "extensive analysis". 
 
The new Brisbane base will have two new A320s based there, which are coming into the fleet next year. This will boost the airline's fleet from 11 to 13 aircraft. Sharpe said the order was historically with Tigerair Holdings, but was now a direct deal with the Australian carrier and the manufacturer. 
 
Supporting the new Brisbane base operation will be new self bag-drop facilities as well as a large-scale roll out of self-service kiosks, Sharpe added. 
Disqus

Click to launch the full edition in a new window.

Popular this week

Subscribe to the newsletter

Email
Copyright © 2011 Routes News  |