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Sydney Airport - Articles and news items

Qatar Airways begins new route to Sydney Airport

Airport news  •  4 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sydney Airport has welcomed new airline Qatar Airways on 02 March 2016, marking the start of a new daily flight from Doha to Sydney.

Sydney Airport: Improving the passenger experience

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  3 March 2016  •  Sydney Airport

In an article for International Airport Review, Sydney Airport reveals why and by what means it is investing in new technologies and innovations to enhance the airport passenger experience.

Sydney Airport enhances customer service with video guide

Airport news  •  9 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sydney Airport has launched a new online video designed to aid travellers in preparation for their journey and further enhance customer service.

Sydney Airport enhances digital platform for passengers

Airport news  •  11 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sydney Airport has upgraded its in-terminal digital platform to provide an enhanced airport experience for passengers, visitors and staff.

Latest phase of Sydney Airport T1 improvement programme gets underway

Airport news  •  3 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The third phase of the Sydney Airport Terminal 1 improvement programme has commenced and is on track to deliver a world-class airport experience in 2016.

Sydney Airport awarded Level Two Airport Carbon Accreditation

Airport news  •  20 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sydney Airport has achieved Level Two Airport Carbon Accreditation in recognition of its efforts to reduce airport carbon emissions.

Sydney Airport achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation

Airport news  •  28 May 2014  •  Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport has successfully become Airport Carbon Accredited by Airports Council International under its carbon standard for airports,as part of the airport’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability...

Improved airport operations in low visibility

Airport news  •  28 April 2014  •  Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport’s main north-south runway can now be used in lower visibility conditions, following the installation of new high intensity approach and strobe lights at both ends of the runway...

Sydney Airport’s new domestic car park open in time for Christmas

Airport news  •  2 December 2013  •  Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport opened a new multi-storey car park at its Domestic terminal, providing more choice, convenience and value...

Sydney Airport to welcome Sichuan Airlines

Airport news  •  8 November 2013  •  Sydney Airport

Sichuan Airlines to launch a new Chongqing-Sydney service on 20 December...

Sydney Airport welcomes Infrastructure NSW report

Airport news  •  3 October 2012  •  Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport has welcomed the release of Infrastructure NSW’s state infrastructure strategy...

Being safe in Sydney

Issue 4 2012  •  3 August 2012  •  Mark Von Nida, Fire Superintendent at Airservices Australia

Airservices Australia’s Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) service at Sydney Airport is just one of 21 fire stations at international, domestic and regional airports located through - out the country.Airservices Australia employs over 740 highly trained and experienced aviation fire fighting and technical personnel operating 113 high per - formance fire vehicles, specialised difficult terrain vehicles and specialised water rescue boats. This makes Airservices Australia ARFF larger than some Australian state or territory fire services.ARFF’s mission is to rescue people from an aircraft accident or fire and protect property from fires on the airport. With a proud 65-year history of protecting Australian aviation, Sydney ARFF has been a dedicated airport fire service since 1947. As one of the oldest continually operated airports in the world, the first flights from Sydney Airport at Mascot were in 1919 and today Sydney currently ranks as the world’s 28th busiest airport.

Australia’s busiest airport aims high

Issue 2 2012  •  29 March 2012  •  Mark Glover, Commissioning Editor, International Airport Review

Located in the suburb of Mascot, Sydney, Australia’s busiest airport, served over 26 million passengers in 2010 and is a primary hub for the country’s major airline Qantas and a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways.The airport has three main passenger terminals. Terminal 1, originally opened in 1970, replaced the old overseas passenger terminal and has been greatly expanded since. It is now known as the International terminal located at the airport’s north western sector and is made up of 30 gates and split into three levels serving arrivals, departures and airline offices.In 2010, the terminal underwent a major $500 million redevelopment expanding shopping facilities, centralising custom operations and increasing the terminal floor space.Terminal 2 is located in the north eastern section of the airport, incorporating 14 parking bays, aerobridges and a number of non-contact bays. Terminal 3 is the airport’s domestic terminal, also located in the north-eastern section. Extensions were made to this terminal during the late 1990s. Here there are 14 parking bays served by aerobridges. The terminal is also home to a ‘heritage collection’, dedicated to Qantas, that showcases the airline’s 90 years of service. The freight terminal is located north of Terminal 1 and is used for international freight operations.

Nuance Australia appoints Victoria McClenaughan as Director of Airport Operations at Sydney

Airport news  •  2 November 2011  •  The Nuance Group

Nuance Australia has appointed Victoria McClenaughan...

$47 million for a new car park at the International Terminal

Airport news  •  22 August 2011  •  Sydney Airport

Construction of a $47 million eight storey car park at the International Terminal will start this week...

 

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