Earlier this month, on 3 December, Australian flag-carrier Qantas began 3-weekly service on the 14,440-kilometre route between Melbourne and Dallas/Fort Worth. This brought to 17 the number of non-stop airline services between the US and Australia. Back at the end of October, United had introduced 3-weekly service between San Francisco and Brisbane. Between 2004 and […]

Currently on track to open international, domestic and air cargo services in late 2026, Western Sydney International Airport is being co-designed with both airlines and passengers to provide the best possible experience at the facility expected to become Australia’s future gateway to the world. “The terminal design draws on Australia’s natural beauty, the region’s rich […]

December 14, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis

MEL - DOH

In 2019 Melbourne Airport welcomed 37.1 million passengers, making it Australia’s second busiest airport after Sydney, which handled 44.4 million passengers. Rounding out the country’s top five airports were Brisbane (24.0 million), Perth (12.5 million) and Adelaide (8.5 million). Melbourne’s traffic mix was roughly 70% domestic (25.8 million) and 30% international (11.3 million). The airport […]

November 14, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis

Perth Australia

Perth Airport has some surprising stats up its sleeve. For instance, did you know that 17 or the 20 most populous Asian cities are closer to Perth than any other major Australian city? Or that 60 per cent of the world’s population lives within a 10-hour flight of the airport? It’s figures like these that […]

November 13, 2022 | Air Service Event News

151st IATA Slot Confernence

As summer migrates to the Southern Hemisphere once again, Melbourne International Airport is gearing up to host the 151st IATA Slot Conference (15-18 November). The event will bring together airline and airport slot coordinators from around the world, ahead of what promises to be a busy 2023 for global travel. For four days Melbourne International […]

Melbourne Interview

When do you think regular international scheduled services (other than New Zealand) will resume from Australian airports and what are the key issues that will influence the decision? It’s hard to know when Australia will reopen to other international markets given the uncertainty surrounding COVID cases both in Australia and overseas, coupled with differing vaccine […]

June 15, 2021 | Airports

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