Tuesday July 29, 2014

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]

Adelaide Airport releases draft master plan

Adelaide Airport releases draft master plan

Adelaide Airport has released its Preliminary Draft Master Plan to highlight its growth plans out to 2034. The Plan includes infrastructure projects being considered in the short term while also providing a road-map to guide the airport’s operations... [Continue reading]

Australian Airports Association 2014 conference dates announced

Australian Airports Association 2014 conference dates announced

The annual Australian Airports Association National Conference and exhibition will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 23-27 2014. The AAA expects more than 600 delegates to visit the conference to hear speakers drawn... [Continue reading]

Work starts on Auckland terminal improvements

Work starts on Auckland terminal improvements

Auckland Airport has started the ground works to extend its international baggage hall, the first phase of the airport’s new combined domestic and international terminal. The airport says the 90 metre extension will increase the international baggage... [Continue reading]

Victoria Govt contributes to Kerang improvements

Victoria Govt contributes to Kerang improvements

The Victorian State Government has announced a $776,000 upgrade of Kerang Aerodrome near Swan Hill in the north-west of the state. A large proportion of the funding will come from the government’s $20 million Regional Aviation Fund, and the upgrades... [Continue reading]

Restored B-24 Liberator to be recognised at Werribee

Restored B-24 Liberator to be recognised at Werribee

A restored former RAAF B-24 Liberator and a new hangar will be unveiled at the Werribee Satellite Aerodrome on July 13. The Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia organisation has been recognised by Engineers Australia under their Heritage Recognition... [Continue reading]

Tigerair battles Sydney Airport over T2 access

Tigerair battles Sydney Airport over T2 access

Low cost carrier Tigerair Australia has asked the National Competition Council (NCC) to recommend that the ‘Domestic Terminal Service’ provided by Sydney Airport at its domestic Terminal 2 be ‘declared’ under Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer... [Continue reading]

Qantas A380 flooded in flight

Qantas A380 flooded in flight

A Qantas Airbus A380 operating a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back on Tuesday night after a water pipe ruptured. The aircraft – reported as VH-OQD – was operating QF94 and was an hour into its flight to Melbourne when the... [Continue reading]

GBAS launched at Sydney Airport

GBAS launched at Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport’s Ground Based Augmentation System – GBAS – has been commissioned into service, clearing the way for operational use of the technology which ultimately promises GPS-augmented precision guidance approaches to CAT III mimima standards. Sydney... [Continue reading]

Matt Hall Racing-led consortium settles at Belmont

Matt Hall Racing-led consortium settles at Belmont

A consortium of companies led by Matt Hall Racing has settled its acquisition of the former Belmont Airport site on Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. The consortium is led by former RAAF pilot Matt Hall’s Red Bull Air Race, aerobatic and corporate flight... [Continue reading]

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