Gary returns to work as flights increase

April 16, 2021

Beach holidays, trips to Byron and market adventures have packed Gary the Gold Coast Airport therapy dog’s itinerary in the past 12 months – but he is set to return to work greeting passengers as flight numbers ramp up.

Qantas to start Auckland-Gold Coast flights

April 6, 2021

A new daily Qantas Gold Coast-Auckland service will start later this month and deliver 63,000 seats into the region annually, following the confirmation of trans-Tasman travel recommencing.

The Qantas Gold Coast-Auckland service represents a regional economic impact of $50 million annually.

Rex touches down on Gold Coast as flight numbers take off

March 29, 2021

The first Rex passengers to touch down at Gold Coast Airport today were given a warm welcome – with a water cannon salute, experience and flight vouchers given away, live music in the terminal and a themed cake to mark the occasion.

In time for the busy Easter period, Rex is starting twice daily direct services between the Gold Coast and Melbourne from today and the Gold Coast and Sydney from Thursday.

Gold Coast passenger numbers to jump with Easter travel plans

March 15, 2021

The number of flights through Gold Coast Airport could nearly double by Easter, as Australians restart their travel plans – provided domestic borders remain open.

Rex lands on the Gold Coast boosting Melbourne and Sydney flights

March 1, 2021

The Gold Coast will be the first Queensland destination serviced by Rex Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 NG jet aircraft as the regional carrier spreads its wings to major city routes across Australia.    

In time for the busy Easter period, Rex is launching direct services between the Gold Coast and Melbourne from 29 March and the Gold Coast and Sydney from 1 April.

Gold Coast Airport runway upgrade completed

December 23, 2020

A critical $5 million upgrade of the Gold Coast Airport runway was able to be completed while there were fewer flights at the airport and delivered in time for the busier December and January period.  

Spirits fly high as border comes down

December 1, 2020

Gold Coast Airport played host to dozens of family reunions and excited holiday makers from all corners of the country today when visitors returned and departed from the region for the first time in months.

Ambassadors return as flights increase

November 26, 2020

The friendly faces of Gold Coast Airport’s volunteer ambassadors will light up the terminal once again, as the airport team prepares for an increase in visitors to the region from next month.

Resort-style airport hotel opens for guests

October 28, 2020

A new style of airport hotel has been unveiled with the opening of Rydges Gold Coast Airport, where guests are promised both convenience and a “destination within a destination”.

Gold Coast passenger numbers fall significantly in September

October 20, 2020

Gold Coast Airport passenger numbers continued to besignificantly impacted by COVID-19 travel restrictions in September, down 96per cent compared to the same time last year.