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Flight Update from our CEO

Jetstar and Qantas planes at Avalon Airport

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and the increased interstate travel restrictions, Jetstar has advised that the resumption of our flights to both Sydney and the Gold Coast will now be delayed until the start of August.*

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Recommencement of flights from Avalon plus free car parking

Jetstar flights to resume from Avalon

Jetstar Australia announced last Friday 19 June that it would recommence flights between Avalon and Sydney and the Gold Coast from 15 July 2020, and is advertising amazing fares to celebrate.

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Aircraft parked at Avalon due to COVID-19

Avalon Airport Jetstar Dreamliners

You've no doubt seen in the media by now that several airlines have parked several planes at Avalon Airport as the spread of COVID-19 impacts the aviation industry worldwide. Currently we have around 36 aircraft from 787 Dreamliners to A320s to Airbus A330s and more.

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Fighting Fire: Large Air Tankers at Avalon Airport

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For the past six years Avalon Airport has housed some of the largest performers in the fire fighting fleet that descends on our state every summer. The LATS or large air tankers have become iconic in their imagery, flying deep and low over unimaginable fire and dropping their incandescent red near the burning scrub below.

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Australia's most loved entertainer unveils the secret to flying as new brand ambassador for Avalon Airport

Shane Jacobson, new brand ambassador for Melbourne Avalon Airport
MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Melbourne Avalon Airport has today enlisted one of Australia’s most loved personalities, Shane Jacobson as ambassador to spearhead its brand awareness campaign in 2020.

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A Word from the CEO

Avalon-Airshow

Each year seems to pass faster than the one before it - and here we are about to launch into 2020.  We have packed a lot into 2019:

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Avalon Airport launches the Aviramp International

Avalon Airport Aviramp International

On Thursday 28 February Avalon Airport launched its newest addition to the international terminal - the Aviramp International. The first of its kind in Australia, the new jet bridge is a mobile ramp that creates easy access to the plane for all passengers.

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2018. What. A. Year.

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2018 began with a party in February where we announced that AirAsia would begin flights out of Avalon by December. A packed hangar formed the arena that blue-sky day in February, and since it was an announcement ten years in the making, the celebrations reverberated across the region. 

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Avalon Airport becomes Australia's newest International Airport

Avalon Airport International Terminal Opening

Avalon Airport today formally launched its new international terminal ahead of AirAsia flights commencing this week.

The new international terminal was officially opened by Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Hon John Eren MP, Member for Lara.

AirAsia estimates around 500,000 international passengers will pass through Avalon Airport in the first year of operation.

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Avalon International Terminal - Under Construction

AVV International Terminal and Forecourt
You may have noticed the construction on your way in...
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So… where is Avalon Airport?

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Great question. Easy answer. Avalon Airport is located in a really good position for anyone wanting to get to Melbourne or Geelong, the Bellarine or the Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles.

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Avalon Airport International Terminal Build

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Anyone who has visited Avalon in the last couple of months has been aware of the new build at the airport - a more than 7000 square metre structure east of the domestic terminal that will soon house Avalon's international facilities.

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Petronas Twin Towers

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The tallest twin towers with the highest two storey bridge. This is a structure that you have to see to believe...

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Adelaide for a Drop

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Some of us go for the pristine beaches, others go for the food, but quite a few visit Adelaide because it happens to be central to some of the best wine regions Australia has to offer.

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Malaysia is Waiting

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Touch down in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the bustling business hub. Filled to the brim with new architecture but still bursting with old school markets. This capital city is a breathtaking place to begin your journey. Now, where to next?

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