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Scoot to restart Singapore-Gold Coast flights next month

January 21, 2022

International services will restart from Gold Coast Airport next month when Singapore-based airline Scoot resumes its popular flights.

The first Singapore-Gold Coast flight will take off from Singapore on Valentine’s Day and land on 15 February. Flights have gone on sale for as little as $248 one way.

Surge in passenger numbers following opening of border to other states, territories

December 21, 2021

More than 44,000 passengers have come through Gold Coast Airport in the past four days (17-20 December) – as friends and family rush to reunite in time for the Christmas holidays.

First visitors into Gold Coast have a ball as border reopens

December 13, 2021

A beach holiday themed celebration was waiting for the first passengers who landed at Gold Coast Airport today, as the border reopened to all states and territories and flights started to ramp up.

New Flights take off as Virgin Australia capacity expands

December 7, 2021

New flights between the Gold Coast and Launceston, Cairns and Hobart are taking off as Virgin Australia expands its capacity here – and the aviation and tourism sectors count down to the Queensland border opening.

GCA Terminal Expansion takes shape - Ready for travel to restart

November 25, 2021

The four aerobridges that will connect Gold Coast Airport passengers to their next journey are being installed this week – as the terminal expansion takes shape, ready for borders to open fully next year.

Aerobridges travel over land and sea to connect Gold Coast Airport passengers

November 17, 2021

The aerobridges that will connect Gold Coast Airport passengers to their next journey travelled about 13,500 kilometres across land and sea, visiting seven cities in two countries along the way, before arriving – ready to be installed.

FOD in focus for Airport Safety Week

October 20, 2021

The safety message is being reinforced to the Gold Coast Airport community, in preparation for flight and passenger numbers to rebuild in time for Christmas.

Gold Coast Airport network and capacity expand

October 12, 2021

Virgin Australia has announced three new services betweenthe Gold Coast and Launceston, Hobart and Cairns – all starting in time for travellersto book their end of year holiday and catch ups with friends and family.

Airport experience to take off for travellers restarting holiday and business plans

October 11, 2021

As many Australians prepare to restart their travel plans, construction of the Gold Coast Airport terminal expansion continues to move ahead – and when it opens in 2022 it will transform the customer experience.The fresh, modern three-level 30,000sq m terminal expansion, which will double the floor size of the existing terminal, includes four glass aerobridges, additional retail space and a large departure lounge.

Major decline in interstate visitors in August, September

September 24, 2021

A frustrating start to September school holidays is once again being experienced by Gold Coast tourism operators who rely on interstate visitors, with the airport recording fewer than 1,000 passengers through the gates each day.

The numbers represent about 5 per cent of the levels seen in September 2019.

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