25 Feb Perth Airport rated Australia’s best in latest ACCC report
Perth Airport has been rated the best in Australia and the only airport to achieve a ‘good’ rating in the latest Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) airport monitoring report.
The airport was also deemed to provide the best overall quality of service for passengers and airlines for the second year running.
The ACCC report found that aeronautical profits continued to grow at most of the monitored airports in 2017–18, with Brisbane and Perth airports reporting the strongest growth in profits.
“From an airline perspective, Perth Airport has significantly improved its performance over the past three years and was the only airport to receive a ‘good’ rating in 2017–18,” said the report.
Perth Airport chief executive Kevin Brown said the report is another big tick for the airport’s focus on serving its airlines partners, passengers and the community. “We’ve recently secured new deals with 23 out of the 24 airlines which operate at Perth Airport,” said Brown.
“We see that as clear evidence that our airline partners see our pricing as fair and reasonable.”
Brown also said that the airport is now in discussions with its airline partners regarding the next batch of developments needed to service their needs and help them grow into the future.
“We want to deliver a seamless airport experience that Perth and WA deserve well into the future with an upgrade of the international terminal, a new domestic terminal to allow Qantas to move to the central airport precinct, and a new parallel runway to lock in the airport’s future capacity,” he said.