Airports

Airports overcome weak passenger growth to report record profits

Australia’s four major airports have continued to report increasing levels of joint profits from aeronautical activities, according to the ACCC’s annual Airport Monitoring Report, released today.

Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney airports collectively earned $863.5 million in operating profit from aeronautical activities in 2018-19, up 3.6 per cent. This result was achieved despite weaker passenger growth and a drop in domestic passenger numbers at Sydney Airport.

Airport monitoring report 2018-19

This report presents the results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for aeronautical services and car parking for the following airports for the 2018-19 financial year.

Airport monitoring report 2017-18

Results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for aeronautical services and car parking for monitored airports for the 2017–18 financial year.

Airport monitoring report 2016-17

Results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for aeronautical services and car parking for monitored airports for the 2016–17 financial year.

Airport profits continue to grow

Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney airports all significantly increased their profits from aeronautical activities in 2016-17, with profits per passenger also rising, according to the ACCC’s annual Airport Monitoring Report.

The four airports earned a combined $757.6 million in operating profits (EBITA) from aeronautical activities in 2016-17, up 9.9 per cent in real terms from the previous year. Sydney Airport alone earned $360.8 million.

Airport monitoring report 2015-16

Results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for aeronautical services and car parking for monitored airports for the 2015–16 financial year.