Latest news and insights from Australia’s airports

Airservices builds information management capability

Airlines may be the direct beneficiaries of a recent two per cent reduction in Airservices Australia’s aviation charges but Chief Financial Officer Paul Logan says the cuts are part of a philosophy to foster and ...

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Driver demand and the autonomous future of airport parking

Airports will need to start planning now for a future where autonomous vehicles will fundamentally change the landscape of airport car parking. That’s the message from an L.E.K. report on the future of car parking, which ...

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IN PROFILE: Christina Hayes

Christina Hayes, Civil Engineer - Transport, GHD What are your typical daily work activities at GHD? My typical tasks involve pavement condition inspections and assessments, airport site selection studies, master planning, and pavement design and maintenance for ...

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SYD Stories celebrates centenary year

There are two massive milestones for Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport this year. One comes in November when the airport celebrates the 100th anniversary of World War I veteran Nigel Love climbing into an Avro 504K with photographer ...

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PODCAST: HOBART AIRPORT CEO SARAH RENNER

Hobart Airport CEO Sarah Renner set her sights on a career in aviation very early on. But it was her dad’s advice that really ignited the spark to pursue a leadership role in the industry. She ...

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World Routes to put South Australia on global stage

More than 3000 aviation delegates will flood into Adelaide in September to celebrate an event that is not just a first for Australia but an event that will directly contribute $20 million to the local ...

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Double the passengers, double the fun at Whitsunday Coast Airport

There’s something fishy going on at the Whitsunday Coast Airport and passengers are loving it. A giant 30,000-litre aquarium in the arrivals and departures lounge has become home to more than 100 reef fish. The 10-metre-long tank ...

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IN PROFILE: ALICIA BURGMANN

Alicia Burgmann, Head of Sustainability, Sydney Airport  How did you get your start in the airport sector? I joined Sydney Airport as Head of Sustainability at the beginning of this year. I’m really excited to join the ...

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“Way beyond a transport hub”: Darwin’s aviation history from the great race to today

When filmmaker Andrew Hyde set out to research the history of aviation in the Northern Territory, there was no shortage of colourful tales of derring-do. As the gateway to Northern Australia, Darwin’s aviation story was launched ...

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Local produce the hero in Canberra Airport refresh

Canberra Airport is undertaking a complete refresh and significant expansion of its retail, food and beverage offering in a move its head of property Richard Snow calls the last piece of the airport puzzle. Central to ...

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