Perth Airport transforms to handle growth

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: S.P Image Source:woodsbagot.com With passenger numbers into Perth Airport doubling over the last seven years, the new domestic terminal set to open early 2013 will provide travellers a modern, spacious travel experience.The new domestic terminal is part of a range of projects which will transform the Perth Airport and offer over 50 new retail outlets over the next three years.According to recent statistics Perth airport is the fastest growing capital city airports in Australia with 12 million passengers recoding in 2011.Additionally, intrastate passenger movement increased by 13.6 percent to 3.1 million passengers the year before.With the redevelopments of the new airport a range of retail opportunities have arisen for retailers wanting to expand their products.Perth Airport chief executive officer Brad Geatches said they would like to entice a varied selection of brands suited to the Western Australian market. “The retail spaces in the new domestic terminal and the expanded International Terminal will   provide concessionaires with good exposure and space to creatively present their product or service,” Mr Geatches said.“With the increasing demand for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in regional Western Australia, it is essential the airport provides a relevant retail offering that represents value for money, choice and impeccable customer service.”Looking ahead, construction of the current international Terminal will begin next month this includes an extended arrivals hall with a landside retail area and a bigger arrivals duty free store.last_img

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