A surge in mining becomes a boon for regional carriers in Western Australia.
Australia’s regional airline landscape is heading for its biggest shakeup since the collapse of Ansett in 2001 with new players, aircraft and personnel shifts creating a fascinating, if potentially turbulent, landscape. And the epicenter of that shake-up is Perth, Western Australia, which has become a hub for the country’s vast Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) operations to multiple natural resource centers and mine sites. Murrin Murrin, West Angeles, Cloudbreak, Telfer, Granny ...
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