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Avalon Airport first in Australia to introduce touchless airport check-in

Elenium check in kiosks installed at Avalon Airport will soon be joined by touchless technology kiosks
MEDIA RELEASE
MELBOURNE, Australia, 7 May, 2020

Elenium Automation today announced it has expanded its relationship with Avalon Airport, signing a deal that will make Avalon the first airport in Australia to implement touchless self-service, ensuring world-class passenger safety and experience when the airport recommences flights.

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A message from our CEO

A message from Avalon Airport CEO Justin Giddings

Our entire community is going through an extremely tough time right now. As we all play our part in slowing down the spread of COVID-19, businesses and families across the world are being affected extraordinarily.

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Citilink Indonesia temporarily grounds flights to Bali from Avalon Airport amid COVID-19 concerns

Citilink at Avalon Airport
MEDIA STATEMENT

WORLDWIDE VIRUS OUTBREAK IMPACTS BALI FLIGHTS FROM AVALON AIRPORT

Citilink Indonesia temporarily grounds flights to Bali from Avalon Airport

Low cost Indonesian carrier, Citilink Indonesia joins the list of many carriers worldwide that are reducing or postponing flights due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

Citilink Indonesia advised Avalon Airport that it was postponing services effective immediately until the virus outbreak subsides. Citilink Indonesia and Avalon Airport will review the situation on an ongoing basis and will recommence flights once the outbreak settles.

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Avalon Airport first airport in Australia to provide self-service check-in kiosks and bag drop to customers with Elenium Automation

Avalon kiosks in production
MEDIA RELEASE
MELBOURNE Australia, 4 February 2020

Elenium Automation and Avalon Airport today announced they have formed a partnership to provide a technology solution to further improve passenger experience and operational efficiency within the airport.

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Victorians can fly stress free with Avalon Airport slashing parking prices for all travellers

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MEDIA RELEASE | 2 February 2020

Victorians can fly stress free and with peace of mind, thanks to a new offer by Melbourne Avalon Airport promising affordable and competitive parking prices for domestic and international travellers in February and March 2020.

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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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Inaugural Citilink flight touches down at Melbourne Avalon

Citilink Lands at Avalon Airport

Citilink and Avalon Airport Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE | Inaugural Citilink flight touches down at Melbourne Avalon

AVALON AIRPORT, 25 January 2020 | The first Citilink flight landed at Melbourne Avalon Airport today, launching a new low cost daily direct flight to Denpasar, Bali for Victorians.

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Citilink to begin daily low cost flights between Avalon and Denpasar Bali from 24 January 2020

Citilink to fly to Melbourne Avalon from 24 January

Citilink and Avalon Logos

MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In a move that gives Victorians more holiday choice, Indonesian low cost airline, Citilink Indonesia, will begin daily flights between Melbourne (Avalon) and Denpasar Bali from 24 January 2020.

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AirAsia celebrates one year at Avalon Airport launching groundbreaking biometric technology

Avalon Airport & AirAsia First Anniversary 5 December 2019

 

MELBOURNE (AVALON), 5 December 2019 – AirAsia has marked its first anniversary of flying from Melbourne Avalon Airport by unveiling the future of travel with an international first for the airline in biometric technology.

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Avalon Airport wins Major Airport of the Year Award

Avalon Airport: Major Airport of the Year Award

Avalon Airport was thrilled to take out the Major Airport of the Year Award at the National Airport Industry Awards last night on the Gold Coast.

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Avalon Airport: Australia’s first International Terminal to switch to 100% CT Scanner

Avalon Airport's Rapiscan 920CT

In yet another Australian first, Avalon Airport has had permanent approval to use its state of the art CT Scanner in the international terminal, leading to increased efficiency within international terminal security processes.

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Press Release: Avalon Airport partners with VietJet

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Avalon Airport is taking another step forward with its international operations, announcing today a new tie up with dominant Vietnamese new age airline Vietjet Air.

The Premier Daniel Andrews today toured Vietjet Air’s headquarters in Ho Chi Minh, together with Avalon Airport Executive Chairman David Fox and Sovico Group Chairman Dr Nguyen Thanh Hung.

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Avalon Airport signs a strategic partnership MoU with Sovico Group (Vietnam)

Sovico and Avalon Airport MOU
MEDIA RELEASE:
Avalon Airport signs a strategic partnership MoU with Sovico Group (Vietnam)
(Hanoi, August 23, 2019) – Today in Hanoi, Sovico Group has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the comprehensive partnership with Avalon Airport. The event took place during the visit of Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison to Vietnam.
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Avalon Airport Double Award Winner at the 2019 Geelong Business Excellence Awards

Avalon Airport Double Award Winner at the 2019 Geelong Business Excellence Awards
Geelong, 26 July 2019

Avalon Airport has won the award for Medium to Large Business at the prestigious Deakin University Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2019 held at The Pier. Avalon Airport CEO Justin Giddings also accepted the award for Business Leader of the Year.

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Lagardère Travel Retail and e-retail leader OURSHOP enter new partnership in the Pacific region

Avalon Duty Free

Lagardère Travel Retail and AirAsia’s e-marketplace OURSHOP have announced a new partnership in Australia to allow travellers to pre-order and collect duty-free items from arrival and departure points.

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