Sunshine Coast Airport’s CEO, Andrew Brodie, reflects on the changes brought about by the unprecedented pandemic, and speaks of the strengths and positives that have evolved from that adversity which are guiding the airport’s future in the latest instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series.
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As a result of the wide range of measures and COVID-safe practices that the airport implemented to protect its staff and passengers, Sunshine Coast Airport has received the ACI Airport Health Accreditation.
While Sunshine Coast Airport’s new runway may have been decades in the planning and years in the building, it seems it has opened at just the right time.
Andrew Brodie, CEO of Sunshine Coast Airport, discusses the wide range of new developments currently underway at the airport and how it has seized the opportunities created by COVID-19 as part of International Airport Review’s exclusive CEO series.
The opening of the new Sunshine Coast Airport runway will help to open the region to more destinations and greater export opportunities.
New terminals and runways require long-term traffic forecasting and careful consideration of changing technologies, but they also provide the chance to explore how our workforce, our climate and our communities may change over time, highlights Caroline Wilkie, CEO of the Australian Airports Association (AAA).
Working smarter is allowing airports to facilitate more passengers with the existing facilities. However, as Caroline Wilkie, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Airports Association, highlights, with demand for air travel intensifying, infrastructure solutions are necessary to ensure the industry has the capacity to meet passenger needs.