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Why would S & P say Sydney Airport is unlikely to take up Badgerys Creek option?

Why would S & P say Sydney Airport is unlikely to take up Badgerys Creek option?

Ben SandilandsJan 18, 20171 Comment

It's time for the public to look critically at credit ratings agencies taking up positions that support businesses like airports during negotiations with government

Emirates A380s in massive capacity boost to Hong Kong

Emirates A380s in massive capacity boost to Hong Kong

Ben SandilandsJan 14, 20174 Comments

What Emirates is doing with its two class 615 seat A380 is a likely preview of 2020s flying at large

Govt ready to seize opportunity to end Sydney's airport monopoly

Govt ready to seize opportunity to end Sydney's airport monopoly

Ben SandilandsDec 21, 201619 Comments

For tens of million of abused Sydney Airport users, could sweet revenge be at hand?

Deal or no deal? Sydney Airport told 2nd airport could cost it $5 billion

Deal or no deal? Sydney Airport told 2nd airport could cost it $5 billion

Ben SandilandsDec 20, 201613 Comments

How much would Sydney's existing airport pay for 99 year monopoly control over a 2nd Sydney airport?

SingaporeAir, Qantas, Qatar Airways, circle each other's airport strategies

SingaporeAir, Qantas, Qatar Airways, circle each other's airport strategies

Ben SandilandsDec 19, 20167 Comments

Taken in isolation, recent moves by Qantas, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines are impressive. Connect the dots and it seems a battle of the hub airports is imminent

Second Sydney Airport go-ahead won't save travellers from Airportageddon

Second Sydney Airport go-ahead won't save travellers from Airportageddon

Ben SandilandsDec 12, 201620 Comments

Sydney's 2nd airport was a no brainer 10 years ago but it will another decade before it opens

Qantas A330 makes history at Wellcamp Airport

Qantas A330 makes history at Wellcamp Airport

Ben SandilandsOct 24, 20161 Comment

The door to passenger flights between China and the Australian Outback has opened for business at Queensland's Wellcamp Airport

Queensland gets breakthrough 747-8F service for new country airport

Queensland gets breakthrough 747-8F service for new country airport

Ben SandilandsOct 12, 201610 Comments

The bush gets its beef to Hong Kong fresher and cheaper as Cathay Pacific lays on a 747-8F for Wellcamp

Canberra is 'international' again, and this time it's for real

Canberra is 'international' again, and this time it's for real

Ben SandilandsSep 21, 20167 Comments

The question now is who will make the second move as Canberra gets its first wide-body international flights

Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

Ben SandilandsJun 5, 201635 Comments

Passenger jets seldom have cause to land at Richmond RAAF base which is NOT really near Sydney, but today has been 'different' for a Qantas A330

Singapore's micro 2nd airport gets upgraded to help Changi

Singapore's micro 2nd airport gets upgraded to help Changi

Ben SandilandsMay 22, 201613 Comments

Yes, there is another airport in Singapore, it is getting a new terminal, but you'll probably never use it

Tasmania gets cheated by 2nd rate Hobart runway extension

Tasmania gets cheated by 2nd rate Hobart runway extension

Ben SandilandsApr 22, 201617 Comments

There has never been a better time to shortchange Tasmania with a half arsed runway extension

Qantas gets whacked by falling demand, but what about people unfriending flying?

Qantas gets whacked by falling demand, but what about people unfriending flying?

Ben SandilandsApr 18, 20168 Comments

Qantas has seen passenger numbers drop by 10-15 percent on some routes recently, but is this in part a revolt against the unpleasantness of airports and tight cabins?

Air NZ, Qantas insist on safety measures at Port Vila before their flights resume

Ben SandilandsApr 8, 20167 Comments

Behind the words, the Vanuatu airport crisis is essentially about ensuring money for infrastructure gets spent on the project, and nothing else

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Ben SandilandsApr 6, 201616 Comments

A top Asian and European carrier combine to cut out or bypass the Middle East hubs

QantasLink increases flights to Wellcamp

QantasLink increases flights to Wellcamp

Ben SandilandsFeb 24, 201624 Comments

Qantaslink will lift its frequency between Sydney and Wellcamp airport, near Toowoomba, to daily double on Mondays and Wednesday from 29 February, as the new airport says travellers

Brisbane brings the more meaningful picture to its airport

Brisbane brings the more meaningful picture to its airport

Ben SandilandsDec 22, 20152 Comments

There are great paintings associated with shipping, railroads and highways, and Brisbane Airport has decided it's time to add flight to that vast canvas. It has appoin

Brisbane (far) West Wellcamp to get its first 747 this month

Brisbane (far) West Wellcamp to get its first 747 this month

Ben SandilandsNov 5, 201522 Comments

A little more than a year after its first scheduled airliner services began with Qantaslink turboprops on 17 November 2014, Brisbane West Wellcamp will see its first international s

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