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Victoria will soon have a direct connection to one of Asia’s most vibrant and dynamic cities, with Asiana Airlines to launch seasonal flights between Melbourne Airport and Seoul Incheon Airport from December.
Melbourne Airport is on track to become the first Australian airport to exceed pre-pandemic levels of international capacity, with airlines set to add thousands of extra seats.
Works on Melbourne Airport’s main north-south runway are nearing completion with the final stage involving Airfield Ground Lighting upgrades to take place over the coming months.
Melbourne Airport will welcome non-stop flights from Mumbai for the first time, with Air India confirming it will launch the groundbreaking route from December.
Average daily passenger numbers at Melbourne Airport hit a new post-pandemic high in September with more than 2.9 million people taking flight for the footy finals and school holidays.
The days of crowding around the baggage carousel will soon be over, with an $81 million investment to almost double the size of the Virgin Australia arrivals hall at Melbourne Airport.
Communities in Melbourne’s north and west are set to benefit from forgetful travellers, as Melbourne Airport launches a new Community Giving Fund subsidised by the sale of lost property.
Melbourne Airport is preparing for its busiest day since the onset of Covid-19 as the September school holidays and footy finals headline a big couple of weeks.
Melbourne Airport is pleased to announce the winners of its 2023 Melbourne Airport Community Fund providing financial support to people living in the city’s north and west.
Victoria is once again directly connected to South America with the continent’s largest airline, LATAM, resuming flights between Santiago and Melbourne.
Construction has commenced on Toll Group’s newest healthcare facility inside the Melbourne Airport Business Park, which will provide state of the art pharmaceutical storage in Victoria.
Melbourne Airport has installed three new portable noise monitors to provide local residents with more data on aircraft noise.
Traveller numbers through Melbourne Airport hit a new post-pandemic high in July, with more than 2.9 million people passing through the terminals.
More than 30 million people passed through Melbourne Airport in the 12 months to June 2023, as demand for air travel continues its trajectory towards pre-pandemic levels.
Melbourne Airport is streamlining road access with a new $70 million elevated road connecting the Tullamarine Freeway directly to the Terminal 4 Transport Hub.
Melbourne Airport has unveiled plans to significantly expand its duty-free footprint as it welcomed new operator, Lotte Duty Free.
The recovery of Victoria’s most significant tourist market is gaining pace with Melbourne Airport welcoming the return of China’s Hainan Airlines.
Melbourne Airport has set a new post-pandemic record for monthly aircraft movements, with a total of 19,714 flights arriving or departing last month.
Daily passenger numbers through Melbourne Airport continue to climb, with an average of 90,350 people arriving or departing from the airport each day in April, up from an average 87,469 in March.
Airlines, ground handlers, retailers and other providers at Melbourne Airport are on a hiring blitz and are hoping to fill hundreds of roles at its Jobs Fair on Thursday 18 May.
Vietnam Airlines will strengthen the connection between Victoria and Vietnam with new direct flights linking Melbourne and Hanoi to start from next month.
Passenger numbers through Melbourne Airport returned to almost 88% of pre-Covid levels in March.
Vietnam’s leading low-cost carrier, Vietjet, has touched down in Australia for the first time with the arrival of the airline’s inaugural flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne.
Melbourne Airport will have all hands on deck to manage the holiday rush, with more than 2.1 million passengers expected to pass through the airport’s four terminals between 5 and 25 April.
The first Bonza flight has taken off from Melbourne Airport headed for the Sunshine Coast, marking the start of services from the airline’s only capital city base.
Melbourne Airport has welcomed more than 20 million passengers already this financial year as international airline capacity continues to return to Victoria.
Melbourne Airport has marked a significant milestone in the construction of its elevated roads project, with the final beam lift completed on Stage 1 of the structure.
Melbourne Airport has been named the Best Airport in Australia/Pacific at the prestigious Skytrax awards in Amsterdam overnight.
In what’s believed to be a first in Australian aviation history, a commercial flight will be fully managed, crewed and handled end-to-end by all women to celebrate International Women’s Day.
A surge in international arrivals has helped boost Melbourne Airport’s monthly passenger figures to their highest level in three years.
Melbourne Airport is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit with major Chinese airlines bounding back into Victorian skies.
Melbourne Airport has awarded the duty-free licence at the airport’s international terminal to Lotte Duty Free after a highly competitive tender process.
International traveller numbers at Melbourne Airport climbed to their highest level in almost three years as Victorians took advantage of the first festive period with restriction-free travel since 2019.
Vietnamese low-cost airline Vietjet is the latest airline to announce flights from Melbourne Airport, with services to Ho Chi Minh City set to start in April.
Passenger numbers at Melbourne Airport returned to 80% of pre-pandemic levels in November 2022, as demand for travel continues to grow.