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Perth Airport planning Australia’s first Common Departure Lounge

15 December, 2020

Perth Airport is planning for Australia’s first Common Departure Lounge for domestic and international travellers, with biometric facial recognition technology as a central security feature.

Perth Airport ready for NSW and VIC flights

07 December, 2020

Perth Airport says its terminals are safe and ready for an increase in interstate passenger arrivals when WA’s controlled borders policy expands to arrivals from New South Wales and Victoria on Tuesday.

Approval granted for Perth's New Runway

30 November, 2020

Perth Airport has welcomed the Federal Government’s approval for “Perth’s New Runway” project.

Perth Airport ready for controlled borders to take off

12 November, 2020

Perth Airport says its terminals are ready for an expected gradual increase in interstate passenger arrivals when WA’s controlled borders policy takes effect on Saturday.

Cautious border re-opening a welcome move

30 October, 2020

Perth Airport says the cautious approach to re-opening Western Australia’s borders is a sensible and responsible move toward re-starting interstate air travel.

Covid-safe Australian first means Perth Airport is “ready to go”.

12 October, 2020

“We congratulate Perth Airport for becoming the first airport in Australia to obtain the Airport Health Accreditation,” said Stefano Baronci, Director General, ACI Asia-Pacific.

Perth Airport supporting local industries during crisis

23 September, 2020

Despite the devastating effects of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, Perth Airport has remained operational 24/7 to service FIFO and freight services that are so critical to our State’s economy.

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.