Media releases

Queensland Airports Proudly Presents Queensland Tourism Awards

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is proud to support the state’s tourism industry as the official presenting partner for the 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards for the eighth year in a row.

The 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards coordinated by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) this year celebrates 30 years of excellence in the Queensland tourism industry.

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Ready,Set, MO!

The race is on this month amongst Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) and Gold Coast Airport (GCAPL) staff to raise awareness and funds for men’s health foundation, Movember.

The 27 mo-strong team, better known as the ‘High Flyers’, is spearheaded by Team Captain Chris Mills, otherwise known as QAL’s Chief Financial Officer.

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Aviation leader to become Griffith Adjunct Professor

The Managing Director of Queensland Airports Limited (QAL), Mr Dennis Chant, is to be made an Adjunct Professor in Griffith University’s Aviation group.

Mr Chant has more than 40 years experience in the aviation, maritime and tourism industries.

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Queensland Airports Limited Managing Director Named President of ACI Asia-Pacific

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) Managing Director Dennis Chant has been named as the incoming President of the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Asia-Pacific Division.

The Board election took place at the 9th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly meeting held on May 27th 2014 in Seoul, Korea, with the results announced this week.

“It is pleasing also to be joined on the board by two of my Australian colleagues, Second Vice President Kerrie Mather from Sydney and Mark Young from Adelaide,” Mr Chant said.

Please refer to attached ACI media release for further information.

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Queensland Airports Limited Win Prestigious HR Award

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) was last week presented with an Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific gold award for Human Resources Excellence Recognition.

Queensland Airports Limited Announces New Executive Management Structure

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has announced a restructure of its executive management team.

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Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd Purchase Airport Central Building

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) owned Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd (GCAPL) this week finalised the successful purchase of the Airport Central precinct at Gold Coast Airport.

Queensland Airports Limited Announces New Chairman

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has announced the appointment of Annabelle Chaplain as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Queensland Airports Limited Chairman Bows Out After 15 Years

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has announced that its Chairman Mr Jim Tolhurst will conclude his fifteen year role with QAL and the QAL Group of companies on 31 December 2013. Mr Tolhurst is the inaugural Chairman of the QAL Group having held the position since its formation with the privatisation of Gold Coast Airport in 1998.

Queensland Airports Proudly Presents Queensland Tourism Awards

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is proud to support the state’s tourism industry¬†as the official presenting partner for the 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards.

The 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards, coordinated by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane on Friday evening 22 November.

Passenger Numbers Growth Continues at Queensland Airports Limited’s Airports in FY2013

Passenger numbers through the four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) grew by 6.8% over the 2013 financial year.

Queensland Airports Limited Records Strong Passenger Growth for January 2013

The four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Townsville, Mount Isa, Longreach and Gold Coast recorded an aggregate growth of 6.9% for the month of January compared to January 2012.

Queensland Airports Finishes 2012 On a Positive Note

Passenger numbers through the four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL), in aggregated, grew by 10.2% for the month of December 2012 over December 2011.

Solid Growth Continues at Queensland Airports Limited’s (QAL) Airports

Overall growth through the four airports operated by QAL Group in November 2012 was 10.3%. Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa Airports all experienced growth over November 2011 whilst there was a decline at recently acquired Longreach Airport.