Sydney Airport Update
Sydney Airport’s international traffic was up 10% in the first seven months of 2016, representing a significant acceleration over the 4% growth rate from 2015. Over the last year Sydney Airport attracted seven new airlines with new international routes. Sydney Airport executive director aviation services Shelley Roberts discusses opportunities for further international growth. The airport expects further growth to China, where it now has 10 links, and the Americas. It is also working with Southeast Asian airlines to add frequencies and up-gauge existing flights. Ms Roberts also discusses the future role of the new West Sydney Airport, which will be constructed at Badgerys Creek, and initiatives to improve Sydney Airport’s level of service.