Sydney Airport CEO welcomes expanded A380 operations and frequency increases

    Sydney Airport CEO Geoff Culbert commented (19-Jan-2018) on the airports record 43.3 million passengers handled in 2017, stating: “Our strong growth has been underpinned by capacity development predominantly on the Middle Eastern, Asian and US routes… Sydney’s fastest growing foreign nationalities again included Chinese, Indian, South Korean and American visitors”. Mr Culbert also welcomed expanded operations from Malaysia AirlinesTianjin Airlines and Hainan Airlines, including Malaysia Airlines becoming the ninth carrier to operate Airbus A380 equipment on a Sydney route. According to OAG, Sydney Airport was the fastest growing A380 airport globally in 2017. [more – original PR]