THE AUSTRALIAN AIR TRANSPORT SCENE--NOTES ON A VISIT TO THE FIFTH CONTINENT

The characteristics of the Australian air transport industry are related to the great distances between Australia and the other continents, the relation between the vastness of the national territory and the small population of the country, and the concentration of 80% of this population within 10% of the territory. Attention is given to the cost recovery conflict with respect to the costs of the air transport infrastructure, problems concerning the biggest airport of the country, the necessity to build a new runway for Sydney, the Airports for Melbourne and Canberra, the two airline policy regarding Australia's domestic air transport, the state-owned international airline Quantas, financial problems for air navigation services, a step-by-step ATC expansion, and the capabilities of the Australian Electronic industry.

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    Bauverlag GmbH

    Wittelbacherstrasse 10
    6200 Wiesbaden,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Mama, H P
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  • Accession Number: 00180170
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM