melbourne airport

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance January 2021

     Friday, February 19, 2021

    Total passenger numbers at Melbourne Airport for January 2021 were just over 649,000, an 80 per cent drop on January last year.  Small COVID clusters and the resulting restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria impacted domestic travel, as did …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance December 2020

     Monday, January 25, 2021

    Domestic border closures significantly dampened the first promising signs of recovery of passenger numbers in December 2020 at Melbourne Airport.  Last month, the Airport welcomed 746,369 passengers – the highest number since the pandemic first hit back in March 2020 …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance October 2020

     Friday, November 20, 2020

    Melbourne Airport welcomed almost 39,000 travellers during October, a decrease of 98.8 per cent compared to the same time last year.  Border closures continued to limit flying however with Victoria overcoming its second wave of COVID, New South Wales Premier …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance August 2020

     Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    As the Victorian Government implemented one of the world’s longest and toughest lockdowns, it’s no surprise that Melbourne Airport recorded its lowest monthly passenger numbers in its 50-year history.  In August, only 36,471 people travelled through Melbourne’s international gateway – …

  • Melbourne Airport passenger performance July 2020

     Friday, August 21, 2020

    Metropolitan Melbourne’s second wave of COVID-19 has kept air passenger movements to a minimum, as Victoria deals with Australia’s toughest border restrictions.  In July, almost 78,000 people travelled in and out of Melbourne Airport for essential purposes only – a …

  • Melbourne Airport receives awards for innovation

     Friday, November 22, 2019

    A multi-million dollar investment in streamlining passenger and aircraft movements through Melbourne Airport has seen the country’s busiest 24/7 airport take home three awards for innovation.       The 2019 Australian Airports Association (AAA) awards recognise innovation and excellence …

  • Australian airports found with Swine fever virus

     Thursday, October 31, 2019

    Almost half of the pork samples collected from the Australian Airports have tested positive for the swine flu virus.     Australian chief veterinary officer Mark Schipp has said that a two-week probe conducted at Perth, Sydney, Melbourne Tullamarine, Brisbane …

  • Australia’s Melbourne Airport to get new hotel

     Monday, September 2, 2019

    The 464-room hotel, slated to open in 2021, will be located near the airport’s Terminal 4 within a new precinct known as ‘The Hive’. The 10-storey hotel is a dual-branded property operating under Accor’s Novotel and Ibis Styles’ brands, offering …

  • Melbourne Airport welcomed record 37.4 million passengers for FY 2018-19

     Tuesday, July 16, 2019

    Melbourne Airport welcomed record 37.4 million passengers for financial year 2018-19. It marked a increase by 2 per cent over the previous year. More than 11.4 million international passengers travelled through the airport. The top five nationalities were China/Hong Kong, …

  • Melbourne Airport unveils Australia’s first smart-security screening point

     Monday, April 1, 2019

    Melbourne Airport is taking the stress out of travel by unveiling the nation’s first fully integrated international security screening point fit-out with Smart Security technology. The redeveloped T2 security screening zone includes eGates plus Smart Security lanes that feature new …


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