Work starts on T1 departures at Sydney Airport

Work starts on T1 departures at Sydney Airport

first_imgSydney Airport has launched a major transformation of T1 departures, with the first stage of works now underway.Sydney Airport chief executive officer Kerrie Mather, said that passengers travelling overseas will notice a lot of activity over the next 20 months.“The exciting transformation of T1 departures is designed to create a truly world-class airport experience, we are taking the opportunity to transform T1 at the same time as the arrival of our new duty free partner in February and deliver a brand new departures experience for everyone travelling internationally from Sydney Airport,” Ms Mather said.Some of the benefits for passengers will include faster access and improved wayfinding to airline gates, more seating capacity, wider walkways, brand new shopping and dining outlets, and environmentally friendly design features.To minimise disruption to passengers, the works will be staged over 20 months with the first completed areas to open towards the end of 2015.“This project will revitalise Australia’s gateway airport, injecting a real sense of place and personality that will be uniquely Sydney,” Ms Mather said.The first stage of the redevelopment has commenced, with construction starting in the middle of the terminal with the duty free areas and other retailers to be relocated.The Sydney Airport website and free apps will contain all the latest updates and information on duty free, retail and food and beverage options during construction.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img read more