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Melbourne Airport continues rise in international passengers

01 /01/ 2018 Comments are Closed

Melbourne Airport has continued to experience a rise in international passenger volumes with more than 800,000 travellers flying in and out of Melbourne, representing an increase of 9.2 per cent compared to May last year.

In another win for the airport international seat capacity surged by 1.1 million new international seats between May 2017 to May 2018. June was a busy month with a number of airline launches and celebrations with one of the highlights including the launch of Air Canada’s year-round service. The non-stop service departs Melbourne at 9:40am on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays arriving into Vancouver at 7:35am local time on the same day. The service is proving to be extremely popular as it not only opens up the Canadian market but also provides unprecedented access to North America.

Melbourne Airport extended its international offering by welcoming Malindo Air to Melbourne. Malindo Air’s inaugural service to Bali departed on 8 June carrying 162 travellers on a Boeing 737-800.  Malindo Air will operate seven times per week, adding a combined 118, 260 seats flying both-ways annually. The full service carrier opens up connections to Indonesia and beyond, offering good flight connections to the South East Asia regions and the Indian sub-continent.

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Events

march

20mar5:30 pm8:00 pmVictorian Chamber Presents: Fast Forward - Speed Networking5:30 pm - 8:00 pm RACV City Club, Bayside Room 4, Level 2

26mar9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Aboriginal Tourism Workshop9:00 am - 5:00 pm Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders

28mar12:00 pm4:00 pmVictorian Chamber Presents: AFLW Grand Final Lunch12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Marvel Stadium

april

03apr6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC Spotlight on a Member at Melbourne Sealife Aquarium with Party Higher6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

17apr10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Skills of the Visitor Economy10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

may

01may12:00 pm2:30 pmVictorian Chamber and Melbourne Press Club present: Post-budget lunch with Tim Pallas MP12:00 pm - 2:30 pm The Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

08may6:00 pm8:00 pmSpotlight on a Member- Save the Date - Melbourne Cricket Ground6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

22may10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Save the Date10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

30may9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Destination Melbourne LIVE9:00 am - 5:00 pm Arts Centre Melbourne - The Pavilion

june

05jun5:30 pm7:30 pmSpotlight on a Member- Floyd’s Aperitivo Bar5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

19jun10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Save the Date10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

july

17julallday18allday2019 Vic Tourism Conference(All Day) GMHBA Stadium

august

21augallday23allday2019 Victorian Visitor Information Services Summit(All Day) Holmesglen at Eildon

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