Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne Airport’

Route 59 tram to Airport West does not serve Melbourne Airport

If you are new to Melbourne there is something you need to know – the route 59 tram to Airport West doesn’t actually go to the airport! So why the confusing name?

B2.2030 heads along the reserved track along Mt Alexander Road in Essendon with an outbound route 59 service

Delays at Melbourne woeful international airport

When arriving into Melbourne Airport on an international flight, it isn’t Australia’s famous scenery that greets visitors, but massive queues. So what the hell is going on?

The queue to exit stretched around the entire baggage carousel!

Melbourne Airport and de-icing in cold weather

Earlier this week the temperature in Victoria plummeted, with a low of -0.6C being recorded at Melbourne Airport on Monday 20 July. The result – aircraft being covered with ice, and major flight delays due to trouble removing it. So what made the ice so hard to move?

Waiting at the gate, Qatar Airways A321-231 rego A7-AIA

Planes, trains, and buses: the A380 visits Melbourne

Last Monday I went out to Melbourne Airport out at Tullamarine to see the new A380 that as on display (It’s the new double deck jet being built by Airbus in case you didn’t know). It was out in Australia on a test flight that doubled as a promotional tour for Qantas’ 85th birthday. It has the Airbus test livery (and French registration code) but had some Qantas stickers slapped onto it.