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Travellers heading to London may not need to stop over in Perth if a non-stop service is introduced from Sydney and Melbourne. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Playing catch-up not a winning strategy

OPINION: As technology increasingly cuts out the middleman, the WA government’s investment in facilities at Perth Airport may have short-lived benefits.

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Perth
Yep always thought that the Qantas plan to route pax to London via Perth was to be short lived. People don't like being couped up in a metal (or carbon fibre) tube for more than 10 hours at a time.

Perth
Unlikely to be much of an issue as it's only a flight a day. People of Perth will still fly and, really, nobody from Melbourne or Adelaide will spend time in Perth, they will merely just change planes.

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Revenue

8th↑Georgiou Group$574.0m
9th↑CFC Group$556.1m
10th↑Perth Airport$523.3m
11th↑CJD Equipment$480.0m
12th↑John Hughes Group$478.0m
119 private companies - large ranked by revenue most recent financial year

Total combined value of current WA projects

22nd↓Aigle Royal GroupNFP
23rd-Perth Airport18,100,000
25th-LandCorpNFP
26th-Perron GroupNFP
68 property - (built-form) developers ranked by total value of WA projects currently under construction ($)

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