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Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?

Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?

While airports and airlines trade accusations of gouging, travellers foot the bill. So who's really to blame?

  • by Patrick Hatch

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Fines or imprisonment for travellers if they do not comply with new police powers at airports
Air travel

Fines or imprisonment for travellers if they do not comply with new police powers at airports

Police will be able to request ID, eject people from the premises and ban them from flights.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Canberra to Sydney flight cancellations double in July
Canberra

Canberra to Sydney flight cancellations double in July

The route was one of the most cancelled in the country, according to a new report.

  • by Andrew Brown
Pilots raise safety fears over Botany Bay cruise ship plans
Air travel

Pilots raise safety fears over Botany Bay cruise ship plans

A mega-cruise ship terminal near Sydney Airport at Botany Bay could create turbulence and obstacles for aircraft, pilots have warned.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Sydney Airport plans for international flights to use other terminals
Public transport

Sydney Airport plans for international flights to use other terminals

International aircraft will begin to use the existing domestic terminals and car parking and roads links bolstered under the airport's long-term expansion plans.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Traveller stopped at Perth airport with fake passport, child sex videos
Airports

Traveller stopped at Perth airport with fake passport, child sex videos

The 37-year-old was stopped by ABF officials earlier this month after arriving at Perth International Airport on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong.

  • by staff writers
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Explosives test blunder forces evacuation of Frankfurt airport
Germany

Explosives test blunder forces evacuation of Frankfurt airport

A French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said.

  • by Till Weber
Taking off: Industry throws weight behind third runway at Perth airport
Air travel

Taking off: Industry throws weight behind third runway at Perth airport

A group of industry organisations have declared their support for a third runway at Perth Airport.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Cairns Airport domestic terminal evacuated after security breach
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Cairns Airport domestic terminal evacuated after security breach

The airport reportedly went into lockdown after midday on Monday.

  • by Lucy Stone
Qantas stoush with Canberra Airport singled out in government review
Canberra airport

Qantas stoush with Canberra Airport singled out in government review

The Productivity Commission singled-out the extraordinary bust-up from earlier this year in a newly released issues paper on airport regulation.

  • by Steven Trask
Widened road to Melbourne Airport full in a decade: new five-year plan
Airports

Widened road to Melbourne Airport full in a decade: new five-year plan

A new five-year master plan for Melbourne Airport predicts roads there will be full in a decade, and a new east-west runway will be built.

  • by Timna Jacks & Clay Lucas