The federal government has accepted Productivity Commission’s finding there is little need for change in the way Australia’s airports were regulated.
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Vocal and public campaigning from Australia’s two largest airline groups has failed to sway Australia’s Productivity Commission from changing its position on the need for arbitration to resolve disputes between airport users and operators.
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Owners and operators of remote airports will be able to apply for the next round the federal government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade program from October 1.
A coalition of airport users has backed calls from lobby group Airlines for Australia and New Zealand for reforms to the way airports are regulated.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce and Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah have shared a stage at Canberra’s National Press Club calling for reforms to airport regulation.