Topic archives: Sydney Airport

United enters the long haul endurance stakes for Australia-US flights

United enters the long haul endurance stakes for Australia-US flights

September 8, 2017 32

United's non-stops between Sydney and Houston may actually be about Air NZ's ambitions to do Auckland-New York City

Adelaide has a new way to avoid Sydney connections to US

Adelaide has a new way to avoid Sydney connections to US

June 30, 2017 4

CONFESSION Stopping over in Fiji is addictive. You may miss your connections

China Eastern Sydney incident raises very serious questions

China Eastern Sydney incident raises very serious questions

June 12, 2017 7

China Eastern flight at Sydney was barely off the ground when engine failed last night

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

April 26, 2017 2

Etihad's move to all A380 flights at Sydney underlines seat shortages caused by airport's limitations

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?

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

Only another nine years of country flight fights for Sydney Airport

Only another nine years of country flight fights for Sydney Airport

March 20, 2017 17

Screw the bush and their little planes! Another excellent result of selling essential public assets like airports to private monopolies

There is more to the Sydney Airport ‘rip offs’ than costly parking

There is more to the Sydney Airport ‘rip offs’ than costly parking

March 6, 2017 31

The annual ritual of having monopoly services overcharging rubbed in the face of airport users is upon us again

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

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?

Sydney Airport publishes more ransom notes in general media

Sydney Airport publishes more ransom notes in general media

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

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

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

December 21, 2016 20

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

Has Sydney’s existing airport train found its Waterloo?

Has Sydney’s existing airport train found its Waterloo?

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

Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

June 5, 2016 35

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

Qatar Airways starts Sydney-Doha daily 777-300ERs in March

Qatar Airways starts Sydney-Doha daily 777-300ERs in March

September 30, 2015 6

As widely anticipated Qatar Airways is coming to Sydney from 1 March with daily 777-300ERs on the Doha route.

Greens propose closing Sydney Airport while buying its rail link

Greens propose closing Sydney Airport while buying its rail link

March 13, 2015 30

If the Labor decision to cripple a second Sydney Airport with a curfew was a surprise move in the current NSW State election campaigns, consider the plan by the Greens to close the existing airport and abandon the second airport project.

Huh! Truss says 2nd Sydney Airport won’t grow all that much

Huh! Truss says 2nd Sydney Airport won’t grow all that much

August 19, 2014 14

Incredulity Anyone familiar with the history of trade negotiations and air traffic treaties in Australia would wonder why someone who would know those processes as well as the National Party leader and deputy PM Warren Truss said what he was reported as saying about Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek yesterday.

Clock to start soon on 2nd Sydney Airport monopoly rort talks

Clock to start soon on 2nd Sydney Airport monopoly rort talks

August 18, 2014 6

Will Sydney Airport exercise its right to screw the city by controlling its second airport? The clock on a screw-non screw decision starts ticking in the official consultative process on 30 September

Tigerair forces Sydney Airport to reverse its terminal decline

Tigerair forces Sydney Airport to reverse its terminal decline

August 11, 2014 16

Sydney Airport has blinked after Tigerair sought relief from its inaction over improved access to the T2 domestic terminal shared with its major stakeholder Virgin Australia and low cost carrier competitor Jetstar.

Tigerair attacks Sydney Airport’s T2 terminal condition

Tigerair attacks Sydney Airport’s T2 terminal condition

July 4, 2014 4

What happens when a monopoly service provider marginalises a new competitor's access to an airport? Sydney Airport and Tigerair are about to find out