The Sunshine Coast – affectionately called the Sunny Coast – continues to break its passenger traffic records. The closest airport to some of Australia’s best tourist locations, it welcomed 180,600 passengers in January 2024 – more than any other month in history.  In 2023, it had 1.85 million passengers, smashing previous records. This is primarily […]

February 20, 2024 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

MEL -ASP Bonza

Australia’s fast-growing LCC Bonza commenced operations between Melbourne and Alice Springs on Tuesday 12 December, marking its arrival into Australia’s Red Centre and further expanding its operations in the Northern Territory. The 1,855-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays with the 186-seat 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The carrier competes directly against the […]

January 25, 2024 | Airports, News & Analysis


Australian LCC Bonza introduced the latest addition to its network on Wednesday 29 November by inaugurating flights between its Sunshine Coast base and Darwin. The 2,800-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays departing the Sunshine Coast, and on Thursdays and Sundays from Darwin. The carrier faces no competition between the two cities, […]

November 30, 2023 | Latest Route News +