May 2, 2017 41
The threat of a continued monopoly over the pricing of airline access to greater Sydney appears to have removed itself
April 15, 2017 15
The dream of a Sydney with two large airports competing on car parking and passenger user charges might just be about to come true
March 20, 2017 17
Screw the bush and their little planes! Another excellent result of selling essential public assets like airports to private monopolies
February 28, 2017 20
Who are these interests trying to load up a $5 bn Sydney West airport with a $25 bn high speed rail fantasy?
February 17, 2017 18
That whining noise you hear in Sydney this morning doesn't comes from jet engines but the owners of the city's airport
January 18, 2017 12
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
December 21, 2016 20
For tens of million of abused Sydney Airport users, could sweet revenge be at hand?
December 12, 2016 20
Sydney's 2nd airport was a no brainer 10 years ago but it will another decade before it opens
September 16, 2016 8
Almost as an aside an options paper for new rail links to Sydney's 2nd airport makes a startling proposal for fixing the problems with the trains that stop at its current single airport
March 11, 2016 33
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcing that the Sydney West airport at Badgerys Creek will be rail ready on its opening is a signal that public transport is one of his policy commitments that hasn’t been hand braked by the coalition’s conservative power brokers.
October 19, 2015 23
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 today to there not being a need for trains to the new Sydney West airport until some time after 2060.
October 19, 2015 39
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 One according to Infrastructure Minister and deputy PM Warren Truss.
June 12, 2015 12
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 new Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek being operated as a jet curfew free airport.
May 2, 2015 10
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 will be for economic growth. And that was bank or finance fees.
April 16, 2015 14
The current row over a curfew for Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek began with a spur of the moment reversal of Labor policy over the issue in the heat of a moment in campaigning for the last month’s NSW state election.
March 13, 2015 14
It didn’t take long this morning for the wings to fall off Labor’s efforts to score state election points with its support for the second Sydney Airport project at Badgerys Creek in the city’s far west.
January 4, 2015 15
Editorial The media silly season has finally arrived with the SMH website declaring that the world heritage status of the Blue Mountains is at risk because of the go ahead for a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek.
December 5, 2014 26
Updated The Badgerys Creek airport site in western Sydney will be able to take the world’s largest, heaviest and longest ranging jets from the day it opens after the infrastructure (and aviation) minister Warren Truss said it would have a 4000 metre runway from the moment the ribbon gets cut.
November 10, 2014 24
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 innovator, Lawrence Hargrave?
June 23, 2014 8
The damage that could be done to the NSW economy by allowing the new 2nd airport to be built at Badgerys Creek to be owned by the interests that own the existing Sydney Airport have been emphasised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims at a conference today Monday.