Saturday August 30, 2014

Auckland Airport reports hefty lift in full year net profit

Auckland Airport reports hefty lift in full year net profit

Auckland International Airport has posted a hefty lift in full year net profit on the back of increased passenger numbers and says new international services should support growth in 2014/15. The company reported net profit of $NZ215.9 million for the... [Continue reading]

Sydney Airport doubles LCC presence over past two years

Sydney Airport doubles LCC presence over past two years

Sydney Airport chief executive Kerrie Mather said low-cost carriers have doubled their presence at the airport over the past two years, and tips more are likely to come in the period ahead. Mather said 10 per cent of all international seats at Sydney... [Continue reading]

Sydney Airport reports first half revenue and earnings lift

Sydney Airport reports first half revenue and earnings lift

Sydney Airport has reported a rise in first half revenue and earnings amid growth in international passengers. Revenue at Australia’s busiest airport rose 5.7 per cent to $568.4 million in the six months to June 30 2014 compared with the prior corresponding... [Continue reading]

Queenstown reports record trans-Tasman passenger numbers

Queenstown reports record trans-Tasman passenger numbers

Australians flew to Queenstown in record numbers in 2013/14, attracted by the region’s snowfields, golf courses and natural beauty. Or perhaps they can’t get enough of that spectacular landing. Whatever the reasons, Queenstown Airport says... [Continue reading]

Sydney Airport to start formal Badgerys Creek talks

Sydney Airport to start formal Badgerys Creek talks

Sydney Airport will enter a nine-month formal consultation period with the federal government from September on the question of a new airport at Badgerys Creek. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss... [Continue reading]

Tigerair, Sydney Airport resolve dispute

Tigerair, Sydney Airport resolve dispute

Tigerair Australia says it has withdrawn its legal challenge against Sydney Airport after the two parties reached a new agreement on the low-cost carrier’s access to infrastructure at the airport. In July, Tigerair took Sydney Airport to the National... [Continue reading]

AIPA says Badgerys Creek would help airlines’ bottom line

AIPA says Badgerys Creek would help airlines’ bottom line

Airlines need to be supported by adequate infrastructure to give them the best chance of profitability, the head of the Qantas pilots union says. Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) president Nathan Safe says the proposed new airport... [Continue reading]

Tigerair boss backs Badgerys Creek

Tigerair boss backs  Badgerys Creek

Tigerair Australia chief executive Rob Sharp believes there is enough demand in Western Sydney for the proposed airport at Badgerys Creek and the low-cost carrier is keen to fly there. Sharp says Tigerair supports a second airport being built in Sydney. “At... [Continue reading]

Adelaide Airport reports passenger boost

Adelaide Airport reports passenger boost

Adelaide Airport has posted a hefty increase in international passengers over the past year as airlines added new services to overseas destination, handling 908,000 international passengers in the 12 months to June 30 2014, up 25.5 per cent from the... [Continue reading]

Newcastle Airport posts small traffic lift

Newcastle Airport posts small traffic lift

Newcastle Airport has posted a slender increase in passenger numbers despite losing services to Sydney and Canberra after the collapse of Brindabella Airlines. The Hunter region airport said 1.19 million travellers passed through the terminal in the 12... [Continue reading]

Sydney Airport T1 road works commence

Sydney Airport T1 road works commence

Road works designed to improve the access to Sydney Airport’s International T1 terminal commenced on July 22. The road works are designed to improve the traffic flow around the terminal and will comprise a new carpark entry and exit, and a larger passenger... [Continue reading]

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