Brisbane Airport (BNE/YBBN)
New routes and frequency possibilities and why these routes would work
Contact Brisbane Airport for a comprehensive customised analysis of the route of interest
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Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Business centre of the state of Queensland, which has a booming economy
- Scheduling flexibility because of 24/7 operations
- No LCC competition
- Wealthy and fast growing outbound market
- 25% of all living within BNE catchment were born overseas
- The best of Australia can be reached in one hour from BNE – excellent domestic network
- Award winning:
- Rated best customer service in Australia for the last eight years by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
- IATA Eagle recipient in 2005
- Skytrax Best Airport in Australia in 2008, 2009 and 2010
Marketing and other support
- Brisbane Airport seeks to build mutually beneficial relationships with its airline partners, and will customise an assistance package to support new services. Assistance may comprise: rebate of airport charges, airport advertising, government and other third party support. Strong partnerships exist between Brisbane Airport and tourism industry organisations, with partners often adding value to the airline support package.
- Over the last six years, Brisbane Airport has rebated more than AUD25 million to its airline customers, with activities funded by this scheme including advertising across all mediums, travel agent incentives and functions, sales staff training, tactical campaigns, website upgrades and media familiarisations.
- Brisbane Airport also offers airport tours, city and region familiarisations and introductions to local government, industry, business/chambers of commerce, press
- The Aviation Business Development team possesses excellent local market knowledge and strong analytical skills including passenger profiling and route forecasting.
- 2.0 million living within Brisbane metro
- 3.4 million living within one to two hours drive from Brisbane Airport
- Greater catchment of 5 million people
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
- No dedicated scheduled freighter services, meaning passenger services can benefit from incremental revenue
- Flow of goods in both directions almost equal (44,700 tonnes imported in 2011; 42,000 tonnes exported)
- Major import and export markets: USA, New Zealand, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, Papua New Guinea, UAE, Thailand, South Korea, Japan.
- Major import and export commodities: engines and machines, motors and appliances, polymers/plastics, fish and crustaceans, clothes, fresh meat, fruit and nuts, vegetables, dairy, eggs and honey, preserved fruit, toys and games.
- Only 12 kilometres to the Brisbane CBD (20 minutes)
- 5 minutes to major arterial roads providing access to the:
- Sunshine Coast (100 kilometres, 1.25 hours)
- Gold Coast (85 kilometres, 1 hour)
- Transport options: dedicated train service to Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast; buses; taxis; inter-terminal shuttles
Infrastructure & Operations:
- Runways: 01/19 is 3,500 metres
- Slot Coordinated: Slots allocated by Airport Coordination Australia. No slot constraints
- Operating hours: 24/7
- Terminals: Domestic terminal and international terminal. More gates were added at the domestic terminal in 2011, while the international terminal was expanded in 2008 by 33,000 square metres and made A380-ready. In addition, improvements to processing and security technology were made at the international terminal.
- Min. connect time: 90 minutes
- Other relevant Infrastructure & Operations details: 17 narrowbody bays at the international terminal (14 widebody). Two non-contact gates will also be made available in the near future. 90 common-user check-in counters.
Important infrastructure developments and/or other news
- Various aeronautical and non-aeronautical projects planned – the former delivered just in time to meet demand
- 21.0 million passengers in the 2011/12 financial year (ending June)
- 4.5 million international arrivals and departures; 16.5 million domestic; remainder transits, transfers and domestic-on-carriage
- Average annual pax growth 2002 to 2012: 5.0%
- Similar level of annual growth forecast for next 10 years
- Top 5 international airlines: Virgin Australia, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, Emirates
- o 29 international destinations served by 21 international carriers (most routes uncontested) operating 550 weekly flights
- Key visitor markets include: New Zealand, the UK, China, USA, Korea
- Destinations popular with Australian travellers include: New Zealand, USA, Fiji, Thailand, Indonesia
- GDP per capita in Brisbane: almost AUD 70,000 (USD 70,000) per annum