Category Archives: Aviation

Airtrain e-ticket App An Australian First

Brisbane Airtrain has become the first Australian public transport operator to sell tickets using a smartphone app. Airtrain’s new e-ticket capability allows passengers to pre-purchase tickets between Brisbane Airport and Brisbane City. Passengers can then use their smartphone to display … Continue reading

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Tigerair Expansion to Boost Queensland Jobs

Brisbane will be home to the third Australian base for budget airline Tigerair Australia from 2014, in a significant boost to the Queensland economy and tourism sector. Treasurer Tim Nicholls and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey made the announcement this morning … Continue reading

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New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport

Work is underway to build a new parallel runway at Brisbane Airport, giving Brisbane the best runway system in Australia by 2020. The runway is a critical part of Brisbane Airport Corporation’s multi-billion dollar investment into capacity-building infrastructure.

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Brisbane Welcomes First Emirates A380 Brisbane Flight

Brisbane today welcomed the arrival of the first daily Emirates A380 Dubai-Brisbane-Auckland service in a boost worth an estimated $23 million in visitor expenditure annually. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey was at … Continue reading

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Emirates Decision a Major Boost to Queensland Tourism

Almost 100,000 additional tourists a year will be able to visit Brisbane with Emirates’ first regular A380 services into the city. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today welcomed the airline’s decision to … Continue reading

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Etihad to launch daily Brisbane – Abu Dhabi services

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has welcomed today’s announcement by James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer, that the airline will increase services between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi from three to seven per week from February 2013. BAC CEO … Continue reading

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