Xiamen Air Team Up With SkyBus

Melbourne, Australia – Xiamen Airlines is delighted to announce their partnership with Australasia’s most dynamic and innovative mass-transit provider SkyBus.

SkyBus is deepening its ties in Asia by partnering with Xiamen Airlines (XiamenAir). Working to expand its reach into mainland China. SkyBus looks forward to continuing to provide exceptional transport service to the growing second tier travel markets.

In Melbourne, SkyBus provide Xiamen Airlines’ passengers convenient airport shuttle service at a preferential price:


Over 250,000 passengers have taken advantage of XiamenAir’s direct flights to and from Melbourne since 2016. Operating out of Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport, Australians are increasingly choosing to travel to China with XiamenAir, beginning their journey in the beautiful coastal city of Xiamen, and popular tourism and business hub of Hangzhou.

The SkyBus - XiamenAir partnership is a natural fit, pairing Skybus’s award-winning, safe, reliable and convenient transfer services, with XiamenAir’s high reputation of pursuing excellence in safety and service. Reform and innovation are characteristics of both organisations which similarly pride themselves on exceptional hospitality in their transportation experience.


Ms. Teresa Tong - Xiamen Airlines, General Manager – Melbourne:
“We expect to carry over 36 million passengers around the globe this year, connecting people to destinations all around the world. Our passengers in and out of Melbourne can go even further now thanks to our new partnership with SkyBus. We are excited to offer our passengers and airline staff a convenient and affordable airport shuttle service to and from Melbourne, and to let them experience the world class Skybus welcome.”

Mr Michael Sewards – SkyBus co-CEO and Director:
“As Australia’s fastest growing city, Melbourne is seeing a greater number of carriers offering routes in and out of the country, and more people are travelling through Melbourne Airport. SkyBus are honoured to provide great connectivity and our award-winning service to these passengers. We look forward to working with XiamenAir long into the future.”

XiamenAir and SkyBus passengers will reap the partnership benefits in Melbourne, with a range of ticket offers and cross promotions, while also enjoying SkyBus’ hospitality including;

- Free onboard WiFi
- Convenient online, mobile and self-serve ticketing options
- Turn and up go service, with no booking required
- Airline arrival / departure and tourism information
- Chinese signage and payment platforms including Wechat Pay, AliPay and UnionPay
- Customised Chinese website and Wechat official account


The two enterprises will be working strategically to mutually promote their new found partnership through digital platforms including social media channels and websites, point of sales activations, ticket and boarding pass communications and joint marketing activities, to a combined audience of well over 3 million people globally.

About SkyBus 

SkyBus has been providing safe, convenient airport transport in Australia for more than 40 years and in New Zealand since 2015. Its iconic vehicles run seven days a week, transferring over 5 million passengers each year on its award-winning airport transport service in Australia and New Zealand. SkyBus pairs affordability with superior service, offering free WiFi, luggage racks, reliable running times, and online, mobile and e-kiosk ticketing options.

Contact SkyBus:
Location: Melbourne Tullamarine Airport terminals T1, T3 and T4 Or Southern Cross Station (Spencer St, Docklands VIC 3008)
Business hours:Buses run 24/7 with day departures every 10 minutes
Tel: 1300 759 287