July 31, 2013
PERTH is set to join Sydney and Melbourne as an aviation megacity by 2021 according to French aircraft maker, Airbus. According to Airbus EADS, we will also see an increase with A380 destinations especially the first and much anticipated Dubai – Perth launch by Emirates due to begin now in March 2014.
The manufacturer currently identifies 42 megacities that carry more than 10,000 passengers a day on long-haul routes and account for 90 per cent of long-haul traffic.
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