Bonza Awarded Place In Top Twenty-Five LCCs

by Airlineratings Editors
May 31, 2023
Sunshine Coast Airport CEO Andrew Brodie (left) and Bonza CEO Tim Jordan (centre) with Sunshine Coast Lightning netball players.

Australia’s newest airline Bonza has been placed in’s Top 25 Low-Cost Airlines in its annual Airline Excellence Awards.

Bonza, the new low-cost airline down under passed the 100,000 seats sold mark in March and is racing towards the 200,000 passenger mark. 

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Bonza launched on January 31, 2023, and has four Boeing 737 MAX aircraft with another four on order.

Bonza wrapped up the introduction of its initial 27 routes to 17 destinations on May 23rd after launching services between Tamworth and Sunshine Coast (6 May), Melbourne and Mildura (8 May), Bundaberg (10 May), Gladstone (11 May) and Mackay (23 May). 

The low-cost airline’s business model is based on connecting cities and towns currently not linked with direct flights.

This model has been perfected by Allegiant in the United States. Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas said “Bonza has had a positive impact on travel offering Australians a unique set of routes, low fares and great inflight products. Service is excellent and passengers are praising the airline and its cabin crew (below).”

Virtually all the routes the airline flies it has no competition. was developed to provide everyone in the world with a one-stop shop for everything related to airlines, formed by a team of aviation editors, who have forensically researched nearly every airline in the world.

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