AAA calls on new infrastructure and transport minister to address regional airport funding

27 February, 2018

Australian Airports Association (AAA) welcomed (26-Feb-2018) the appointment of Australia's new Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack to the infrastructure and transport portfolio. AAA CEO Caroline Wilkie said: "We also look forward to updating the Minister on our Protect Regional Airports campaign, calling for more funding for regional airports to meet budget shortfalls... With many local councils subsidising essential maintenance and upgrades, we must ensure funding is available to keep our regions connected and thriving". [more - original PR] [more - original PR - II]