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  • Qantas and Jetstar gear for busiest Easter with 620,000 customers to fly

     Wednesday, April 5, 2023

    Qantas and Jetstar are gearing up for the busiest Easter since 2019 with more than 620,000 customers to fly across their domestic and international networks over the five-day long weekend. Easter Thursday will be the single biggest day with more …

  • Melbourne Airport welcomes back major Chinese airlines

     Wednesday, January 25, 2023

    Melbourne Airport is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit with major Chinese airlines bounding back into Victorian skies. China Eastern Airlines today became the first of the country’s “big three” carriers to resume regular flights to Melbourne, with a Boeing …

  • Melbourne Airport awards duty free tender to Lotte Duty Free

     Monday, January 23, 2023

    Melbourne Airport has awarded the duty-free licence at the airport’s international terminal to Lotte Duty Free after a highly competitive tender process. Lotte will commence the contract in the middle of the year, delivering the duty-free experience across the international …

  • Melbourne Airport welcomes Vietjet to the family

     Friday, January 13, 2023

    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. Vietjet will initially operate three return flights per week between Melbourne and Ho Chi …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance September 2022

     Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    Twelve months after recording one of the lowest international passenger figures on record, Melbourne Airport has reported its highest monthly international traveller numbers since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 582,481 passengers passed through the international terminal …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance August 2022

     Friday, September 16, 2022

    More passengers passed through Melbourne Airport on an average day in August 2022 than in the entire month of August 2021, as demand for travel continues to rebound. A total of 2,315,210 travellers used the airport’s four terminals last month, …

  • Melbourne Airport welcomes back AirAsia X

     Friday, July 22, 2022

    Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia X is returning to Melbourne Airport, with flights between Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne commencing from November. The service will initially operate three times a week and marks the resumption of AirAsia X flights out of Melbourne …

  • Helping winter holidays take flight at Melbourne Airport

     Friday, June 24, 2022

    Passengers travelling through Melbourne Airport over the June school holidays should plan to arrive 1-2 hours before a domestic flight and 2-3 hours before an international flight, with the airport expecting its busiest days since the start of the COVID-19 …

  • Melbourne Airport May 2022 passenger performance

     Monday, June 20, 2022

    Melbourne Airport continued to see growth in international passengers in May, as Aussies become more confident to travel overseas and foreign visitors return Down Under. The airport recorded 367,681 international passengers in May, a 13 per cent increase on the …

  • Melbourne Airport welcomes back United from San Francisco

     Wednesday, June 8, 2022

    One of the world’s largest airlines has returned to Victoria, restoring an important connection between Melbourne and San Francisco. United Airlines flight UA60 touched down at Melbourne Airport this morning, with Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung Elders welcoming the Captain and crew to …


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