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Airport Estate Digs Deep for Families this Christmas

14 December, 2017

This festive season, Perth Airport put the call out to its estate tenants to take part in the inaugural Perth Airport Estate Christmas Food Drive for Foodbank WA.

Perth Airport Awarded First Prize in International Airport Review Awards

30 November, 2017

Perth Airport has won the Terminal Operations: Passenger Experience category in the inaugural International Airport Review Awards.

South African Airways Celebrate 60 Years in Perth

28 November, 2017

In November 1957, South African Airways operated its inaugural flight to Perth using a Douglas D.C.7B with 65 passengers onboard. Flying time totalled 21 hours and two scheduled stops in Mauritius and Cocos Islands were required.

Foreign Exchange at Perth Airport

22 November, 2017

Perth Airport is pleased to announce that Travelex has been selected as the successful tenderer for the foreign exchange concession at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

Perth Airport is awarded CAPA Asia Airport of the Year 2017

08 November, 2017

Perth Airport has won new international recognition for its efforts to provide a world class gateway to Western Australia, being named the CAPA Asia Airport of the Year 2017 (Medium Airport category, <30 million passengers).

Perth Airport welcomes additional weekly flight to China

28 October, 2017

Perth Airport will welcome the commencement of China Southern Airline’s fifth flight per week between Perth and Guangzhou on Sunday 29 October 2017.

Perth Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific Airbus A350

28 October, 2017

Perth Airport will welcome Cathay Pacific’s A350 on Sunday 29 October, signalling the commencement of the upgraded (new, larger and state-of-the-art) Airbus services on its daily Perth to Hong Kong service.

New capacity to bring more tourists to WA

28 October, 2017

Perth Airport boss Kevin Brown says Western Australia could be on the verge of a tourism upswing as new capacity comes on stream from the key growth market of China.

Safety a priority at Perth Airport

20 October, 2017

Perth Airport has wrapped up National Airport Safety Week with a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk along its 2.2 km cross runway.

Perth Airport shortlisted for The International Airport Review Awards 2017

19 October, 2017

Perth Airport is delighted to have been shortlisted in the inaugural International Airport Review Awards.