A day in the life of Safety Car One

When talking about aviation safety, most passengers only think about the safety brief delivered by the cabin crew as we are pushed back from the gate. But there is a whole different side to aviation safety that most travellers never see,.

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‘Team Perth’ fund boosts western gateway vision

A new $30 million honeypot aimed at attracting overseas airlines to Western Australia is designed to support new direct flights and cement Perth’s position as Australia’s western gateway.

The joint venture between Perth Airport and the Western Australian Government through Tourism WA will provide targeted incentives to help airlines market new routes and drive demand.

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Milestone moment for Brisbane’s new runway project

It may look like an ordinary underpass, but it’s a complex engineering feat that required hundreds of workers and is a lynchpin to Brisbane Airport’s $1.3 billion runway development.

The $120 million Dryandra Underpass is up to five metres below sea level, and required the removal of 750,000 cubic metres of sand and the installation of 35km of conduit. About 20,000 cubic metres of concrete and 4000 tonnes of reinforced steel has been used to build the underpass floor and walls as well the taxiway and road bridge decks.

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Creating a sense of place with airport art

Archie Moore’s striking United Neytions installation at Sydney Airport was a project from which everyone emerged a winner. The colourful array of 28 large flags has added vibrancy to the airport’s T1 International Marketplace, it gives a wide audience to the work of the indigenous contemporary artist and millions of passengers gain a taste of contemporary art in Australia and of Sydney culture.

It also does what all art aspires to do: intrigue and engage with its themes of place, identity and boundaries.

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