Airports & aviation

The ACCC monitors and publishes information relating to prices, costs, profits and service quality of aeronautical services and facilities at Australia’s five largest airports.

ACCC role in airports & aviation

The ACCC monitors and publishes information relating to prices, costs, profits and service quality of aeronautical services and facilities and car parking at Australia’s four largest airports.

Airports monitoring

We monitor prices, costs and profits and quality of aeronautical services and car parking at Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney airports in accordance with directions issued by the Assistant Treasurer under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act) and under the provisions of the Airports Act 1996.

Airports & aviation price notifications

Our responsibilities include assessing notifications of proposed price increases from Sydney Airport in relation to regional air services and proposed price increases from Airservices Australia, which provides air traffic control and aviation fire-fighting and rescue services to airports and airlines.

Airports & aviation projects

Listing of airports and aviation projects

Projects

Title Type Status
Airservices Australia 2015 Price notification Finalised
22/06/2015

Airservices Australia (Airservices) has submitted a draft price notification to the ACCC proposing increases to its charges for terminal navigation (TN) and aviation rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) services, effective from 1 July 2015. The proposed price increases are the same as those that were outlined in Airservices’ long-term pricing agreement, which was assessed by the ACCC in 2011.

Review of the Airport quality of service monitoring guideline 2013 Guideline Finalised
30/06/2013
The Airport quality of service monitoring guideline was issued in June 2013
Airservices Australia 2014 Price notification Finalised
26/06/2014

On 10 June 2014 Airservices submitted a formal price notification to the ACCC proposing new charges for en route, terminal navigation and aviation rescue and fire-fighting services, effective from 1 July 2014.

The proposed prices are consistent with those that were outlined in Airservices’ long-term pricing agreement, which was assessed by the ACCC in 2011, and the draft price notification submitted to the ACCC on 9 May 2014.

The ACCC released its decision to not object to Airservices' price notification on 26 June 2014.

Sydney Airport regional aviation 2013 Price notification Finalised
14/08/2013
On 14 August 2013 the ACCC released its decision, which was not to object to the price notification.
Airservices Australia 2013 Price notification Finalised
14/06/2013
The ACCC released its decision to not object to Airservices' price notification on 14 June 2013.
Airservices Australia 2012 Price notification Finalised
27/06/2012
The ACCC released its decision to not object to Airservices' price notification on 27 June 2012.
Airservices Australia 2011 Price notification Finalised
22/09/2011
The ACCC released its decision to not object to this price notification on 22 September 2011.
Sydney Airport regional aviation 2010 Price notification Finalised
17/09/2010
The ACCC decided to object to the price increases in SACL's price notification for regional air services and released its final decision on 17 September 2010.

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