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    Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design

    The post Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sustainability and energy efficiency are at the core of the airport as CEO Simon Hickey reveals details of the $5.3 billion project. Western Sydney International Airport will become Sydney’s second airport, with demand for aviation services set to double over the next 20 years. That is the view of the Australian government, as the airport – named after the pioneering Australian aviatrix Nancy-Bird Walton – revealed the design of its terminal. Scheduled to open in late 2026 at an initial cost of $5.3 billion, Western Sydney is being built to accommodate 10…

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    Emirates resumes flights to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

    The post Emirates resumes flights to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.   Emirates has announced today that it will resume flights in and out of Australia, reversing a decision it made only a week ago. Emirates made the surprising announcement on last Saturday that it would suspend services “until further notice” all flights to Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. But today, Emirates reversed that decision and said passenger flights to Sydney would resume from January 25, with Melbourne flights to follow from January 26 and Brisbane flights from January 28. Emirates Perth flights had remained in place, with their twice-a-week services unaffected. The initial…

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    Cathay Pacific to axe flights to Australia except for Sydney

    The post Cathay Pacific to axe flights to Australia except for Sydney appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Cathay Pacific Airways has announced they will be axing all flights to Australia, except routes servicing Sydney, following Hong Kong’s plan to introduce tough new quarantine rules on airline crew. The airline announced the intention to cull flights to most of Australia, as well as Vancouver, San Francisco, and Frankfurt in response to the local government’s new ruling that will force flight staff into quarantine for 14 days. The reduction in flights is expected to begin on February 20 and last until at least the end of the month.…