Brisbane to Gain A380 Service

May 16, 2013 1

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has welcomed airline Emirates’ announcement that it will commence Airbus A380 services on the Dubai-Brisbane-Auckland route from October 2, 2013. The introduction of the superjumbo will boost capacity by almost 3,700 […]


Australian Government Approves Melbourne’s Domestic Terminal

April 19, 2013 1

Melbourne Airport, Australia, has welcomed the Federal Government’s approval of its Southern Precinct Program, which includes plans for a domestic terminal. The Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese, approved the Major Development Plan […]


Brisbane Redevelopment Gains Momentum

February 12, 2013 0

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is calling for expressions of interest (EOIs) for a seven-year duty free contract at the International Terminal, as part of a major redevelopment planned for the coming years. Duty free operators […]


BAC Appoints New CFO

January 23, 2013 0

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has appointed Michael Bradburn as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Starting his new role on February 4, Mr Bradburn will replace Tim Rothwell, who is leaving the company after 19 […]

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Interim Authorisation for Qantas/Emirates Partnership

January 17, 2013 0

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted interim authorisation for the Qantas and Emirates partnership first proposed in September 2012. The partnership still remains subject to final authorisation from the ACCC, but Qantas […]


New Melbourne Gateway

December 4, 2012 0

The Australian Federal Government has approved plans for a new international gateway in Melbourne.  Changes to Avalon Airport’s lease will enable it to build a AU$15 million (US$15.7m) international terminal which will serve as a […]


Typo for Brisbane

August 7, 2012 0

Stationery retailer Typo has opened its first airport store at Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal.  The unit stocks travel items including passport holders, travel wallets, neck pillows and luggage tags, as well as stationery, gifts, cards and […]

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Sydney Future Still Unclear

August 7, 2012 0

Emma Kelly reports on how the Australian Government faces tough decisions about its major gateway’s future. The long-running saga – 40 years and counting – of how to meet the future aviation capacity needs of […]


Hartsfield-Jackson Wins Award

July 6, 2011 0

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has won the 2011 Global and North American Airport Efficiency Excellence Award from the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS).  It is the ninth consecutive year that ATRS has recognised the […]