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A Qantas A380 arriving at Sydney Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hisham Qadri)

Sydney Airport Sees Softened Growth for First Quarter 2019

After a number of years of extraordinary growth in passenger volume, Sydney Airport is seeing subdued growth in passenger counts across the board. Earlier, the airport reported the figure from the first quarter of this year and announced that total revenue was 1.58 billion (1.1 billion USD) last year, a jump of 6.8 percent compared to the previous year. Sydney Airport is the gateway to Australia and the busiest airport in the country which handled 44.4 million passengers last year,…

Qatar Expands Sydney Success With A380 Flight

Doha-based Qatar Airways has announced an aircraft upgrade from the Boeing B777-300ER to the Airbus A380 on their Doha-Sydney route. This will be Qatar's first Australian destination to be served by the Airbus A380 aircraft. Though it appears to be a move based on quick success, the airline launched the Doha-Sydney…