Melbourne Tullamarine Airport surpass 35m pax in 12 months

    Melbourne Tullamarine Airport surpassed (04-Sep-2017) 35 million passenger p/a for the first time in 12 months to Jun-2017. CEO Lyell Strambi stated: “The reality is that…our passenger volumes are only going to continue to grow – and to do so strongly”, reinforcing the need for a third runway “we’re now coming to the limits of our capacity and we need to expand to meet the aspirations of Melbourne and Victorians”. Mr Strambi added: “We’re confident the airport is on track to welcome 60 million passengers annually, as soon as 2033”. [more – original PR]