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Aviation sector Coronavirus losses continue to climb

26 June, 2020

The devastating impact of the coronavirus on Western Australia’s aviation sector has again been laid bare by the latest passenger number data from Perth Airport.

Joint Statement from Perth Airport and Qantas

15 May, 2020

Perth Airport and Qantas have resolved their recent dispute on mutually beneficial terms.

Perth Airport calls on Qantas Group to act on unpaid aviation and lease fees

08 May, 2020

Perth Airport continues to seek urgent talks with the Qantas Group as their continued non-payment of aviation and property rent and lease fees threatens critical FIFO flights in Western Australia.

Statement from Perth Airport

06 May, 2020

Statement by Perth Airport in response to comments by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce on Tuesday, 5 May 2020


04 May, 2020

Perth Airport’s passenger numbers have “fallen off a cliff” in the wake of coronavirus travel restrictions, with the loss of more than one million passengers in April alone.

Statement from Perth Airport

24 April, 2020

Perth Airport is working cooperatively with Virgin's administrators to try to help the airline come through the current coronavirus crisis.


08 April, 2020

Perth Airport CEO Kevin Brown says it is vital that the airport remains operating to support the resources sector, despite the almost complete collapse of international and interstate passenger numbers.

99 days for $99 - Special deal to help FIFO workers

08 April, 2020

Perth Airport has moved to offer even more support for Western Australia’s vital resources sector, making it easier and cheaper for FIFO workers to park at the airport for long shifts.

COVID-19 update from Perth Airport

22 March, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has had a catastrophic impact on the entire aviation and tourism sector.

New United Petroleum petrol station to get airport really pumping

11 March, 2020

Worrying about running out of fuel will be a thing of the past for those travelling to and from Perth Airport’s Terminals 1 and 2 with a Service Station to be developed in the Airport Central precinct of the estate.