Wednesday July 23, 2014

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]

NSW Govt & Sydney Airport commit $500m to improve airport ground access

NSW Govt & Sydney Airport commit $500m to improve airport ground access

The NSW Government and Sydney Airport have announced they will jointly invest almost $500 million to improve ground traffic flow in and around Sydney Airport. The NSW Government will contribute more than $282 million towards road projects around the airport... [Continue reading]

Power outage causes delays at Sydney’s Terminal 2

Power outage causes delays at Sydney’s Terminal 2

A power outage attributed to an issue with an electrical substation caused chaos at Sydney Airport’s domestic Terminal 2 on Friday morning, resulting in disruptions to flights operated by tenants Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tigerair and Regional... [Continue reading]

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