Sydney Airport CEO welcomes expanded A380 operations and frequency increases

21 January, 2018

Sydney Airport CEO Geoff Culbert commented (19-Jan-2018) on the airport's record 43.3 million passengers 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 Airlines, Tianjin 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]