Queensland’s Premier has branded Melbourne Airport’s pitch to woo a revived Virgin Australia away from Brisbane as “Absolutely ridiculous”.
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The two governments have become embroiled in a war of words over where the headquarters of Virgin would be if the airline receives a combined bailout funded by a number of states.
Brisbane airport has brought forward the decommissioning of a cross runway to create additional parking space for grounded aircraft.
Former Virgin Australia Managing Director John Borghetti has joined Brisbane Airport’s board.
The National Broadband Network has begun deploying infrastructure to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra airports ahead of scheduled works.