Press Release: Avalon Airport partners with VietJet


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
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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AirAsia becomes first airline to touch down at Melbourne’s second international airport - Avalon

AirAsia Inaugural Flight lands at Avalon Airport
  • Launch fares on sale now from $199 AUD*

AVALON AIRPORT, 5 December 2018 – AirAsia, the world's best low-cost airline has touched down at Melbourne Avalon Airport this morning, launching the first international services to and from Victoria's second airport in Melbourne's Southwest.

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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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The Cotton On Group DC at Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct has officially opened.


Avalon Airport launched its Industrial Hub with the official opening of anchor tenant the Cotton On Group’s new national distribution centre today. The facility was opened by the Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services and Federal Member for Corangamite, the Hon Sarah Henderson MP.

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New travel and lifestyle magazine for Avalon Airport

Avalon Inbound | Outbound

Melbourne-based creative agency Grin Creative is launching a free quarterly travel magazine for Avalon Airport, to coincide with the airport’s new $38 million international terminal.

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Avalon Airport | Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine Platinum Partnership takes flight

Geelong Waterfront

Media Release | 10 September 2018

Avalon Airport is thrilled to announce their new platinum partnership with Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine.

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Avalon Airport extends naming-rights agreement with Werribee

Avalon Airport Oval Announcement

Werribee ended its 2018 season with a double cause for celebration: a stirring 50-point win over former AFL alignment partner North Melbourne; and the announcement of a three-year extension to its home-ground naming-rights agreement with Avalon Airport.

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AirAsia now on sale from Melbourne Avalon Airport

Avalon Announcement

Avalon Airport AirAsia

● First international services from Melbourne Avalon to take flight on 5 December
● Fares on sale today from AUD $99* to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), $147* to Phuket (Thailand), $157* to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and $229* to Delhi (India).
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AirAsia and Avalon Airport to commence international flights


Avalon Airport AirAsia


AirAsia and Avalon Airport to  commence international flights

MELBOURNE, 4 February 2018 – AirAsia and Avalon Airport announced today that AirAsia will move its Melbourne operations to Avalon Airport from Melbourne Airport, effective later this year.

AirAsia X Malaysia will operate twice daily flights as the first international carrier at the airport, making long-haul flying affordable for Melbourne and the Victorian region, and improving access to more than 130 destinations in Asia and beyond.

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Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct Takes Off


The chance to become a part of a new 40 hectare Industrial Precinct on a secure greenfield site with immediate access to air travel and freight doesn’t come along too often. But that’s exactly what is on offer at Avalon Airport.

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