Airservices Australia accepts all of the recommendations made by the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman (ANO) in the report – Investigation into complaints about the introduction of new flight paths in Hobart – issued 27 April.
A 12-month trial of a flight path for Gold Coast Airport southern departures has demonstrated that the change did not deliver the intended noise improvement for residents.
Airservices will make two airspace changes at Gold Coast Airport in the next two months to improve noise impacts for local residents and enhance the safety and efficiency of air services to the airport.
A revised air route structure between Melbourne and Cairns is now in place as part of ongoing efforts by Airservices to make the safety of the Australian travelling public its highest priority.
Airservices Australia and Emirates Airline this week marked the 10-year anniversary of the Flex Tracks program for flights between Emirates’ Dubai hub and its Australian network.
Following a recommendation by the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman, Ron Brent, Airservices Australia will move a flight path from Roleystone to reduce the impact of aircraft noise on local residents.