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Can't Sydney West airport be built sooner and at less cost?

Ben SandilandsMay 9, 201781 Comments

Hold those billions in 'good debt'. There is an alternative way of building Sydney's 2nd airport without any?

Is it true Sydney Airport can't afford to screw 2nd airport users?

Is it true Sydney Airport can't afford to screw 2nd airport users?

Ben SandilandsApr 15, 201715 Comments

The dream of a Sydney with two large airports competing on car parking and passenger user charges might just be about to come true

It's time to end the nonsense about 2nd Sydney Airport rail fantasies

It's time to end the nonsense about 2nd Sydney Airport rail fantasies

Ben SandilandsFeb 28, 201720 Comments

Who are these interests trying to load up a $5 bn Sydney West airport with a $25 bn high speed rail fantasy?

Sydney Airport publishes more ransom notes in general media

Sydney Airport publishes more ransom notes in general media

Ben SandilandsFeb 17, 201718 Comments

That whining noise you hear in Sydney this morning doesn't comes from jet engines but the owners of the city's airport

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, 201712 Comments

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

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, 201620 Comments

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

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

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201523 Comments

Perhaps the PM for Rail, Malcolm Turnbull, should have tea and biscuits with his recidivist deputy Warren Truss after the Infrastructure Minister's vaguely disconnected references t

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201539 Comments

Sydney West airport, expected to open by around 2025 at the Badgerys Creek site, will have an initial 3700 metre runway able to take all normal operations by any sized jet from Day

Vietnam pushes on with massive airport for Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam pushes on with massive airport for Ho Chi Minh City

Ben SandilandsJun 30, 20154 Comments

Vietnam is

Xenophon hits out at 2nd Sydney Airport 'monopoly' risks

Xenophon hits out at 2nd Sydney Airport 'monopoly' risks

Ben SandilandsJun 28, 201513 Comments

One of the disturbing things about Sydney's much needed second airport at Badgerys Creek is the unwillingness of the major parties to do anything to break the monopoly pricing situa

Does Labor really want a jet curfew at Sydney's new airport?

Ben SandilandsJun 12, 201512 Comments

Federal Labor’s spokesperson on transport, infrastructure and tourism Anthony Albanese, has taken issue with tweets made today by Plane Talking about his opposition to the ne

Greens savaged over Sydney airport stupidity, but wait, there's more

Greens savaged over Sydney airport stupidity, but wait, there's more

Ben SandilandsMay 5, 201515 Comments

Labor's infrastructure spokesman Anthony Albanese has written a withering critique of the Greens' 2nd Sydney Airport lunatic policies in

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Ben SandilandsMay 2, 201510 Comments

The one thing that could seriously damage a second Sydney Airport, and new and improved road and rail links, wasn't discussed at the recent talk fest about how good that project wil

Sydney 2nd airport curfew row started with campaign brain fade

Sydney 2nd airport curfew row started with campaign brain fade

Ben SandilandsApr 16, 201514 Comments

The current row over a

Far Western Sydney Airport to generate heat, light and jobs

Far Western Sydney Airport to generate heat, light and jobs

Ben SandilandsApr 1, 20159 Comments

In what  government insiders say will be marketed as a broadening of the vision for Sydney’s future, Prime Minister Abbott will later today unveil his Far Western Connect project

Should Sydney's 2nd Airport celebrate Lawrence Hargrave?

Should Sydney's 2nd Airport celebrate Lawrence Hargrave?

Ben SandilandsNov 10, 201424 Comments

Should Sydney's second major airport be named after one of the great unsung heroes of Australian, indeed, world aviation, the modest but far sighted box kite and curved airfoil inno

Bradfield, a fitting if ironic name for Sydney's 2nd Airport

Bradfield, a fitting if ironic name for Sydney's 2nd Airport

Ben SandilandsNov 6, 20149 Comments

Naming Sydney's 2nd airport for a man with such astonishing connections with turbulent politics in NSW is an act of generous genius by PM Abbott