Gold Coast Airport has had its busiest August EVER!

The Gold Coast is proving its popularity, with our airport recording its busiest August in history.

Around 536,083 passengers passed through the Coolangatta airport this August, breaking the previous record of 528,080 last year.

Queensland Airports Limited CEO Chris Mills said the result was extremely promising for the upcoming holiday season.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT

“On the Gold Coast we are already seeing some increased capacity for the upcoming Christmas peak, which is promising and points to another busy holiday period,” Mr Mills said.

“Tigerair Australia will permanently recommence its Gold Coast to Hobart service from October 30 year-round, injecting 50,000 seats between the destinations each year.”

Mr Mills revealed Virgin Australia will also add a seasonal service between the Gold Coast and Perth during the December-January holiday peak.

“The airline has added 27,000 seats between the Gold Coast and Auckland, Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney in the same timeframe,” he said.

International capacity is also set for a boost, with AirAsia X planning to operate an additional 18 return services between the Gold Coast and Kuala Lumpur.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of