- The Aviation industry underpins Australian business and tourism and has an estimated annual revenue of $46 billion, adding $15.3 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16.
- The industry employs more than 90,000 people across its five main sub-sectors: domestic commercial aviation, international commercial aviation, general aviation, air-freight transport and aviation support infrastructure.
- There is an ongoing need for baggage and ground crew staff due to the increase of passenger and cargo movement by air in the Asia-Pacific area.
- Demand for domestic pilots is still strong, Boeing predicts the world will need 533,000 new commercial airline pilots by 2033, with 41% of these new jobs created in the AsiaPacific region.
Latest Aviation Industry News
Applications close 12 February 2020. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has opened a special sponsorship round for organisations or individuals active in promoting drone safety in Australia. Sponsorship can cover activities such as conferences, workshops...
Nominations close 7 February 2020. The Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) is proud to be hosting its second Industry Awards night to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian unmanned systems...
Nominations close 10 February 2020. The A20 - Aviation/Aerospace Australia Airspace Awards dinner and awards ceremony will be held on 1 April 2020 at the Melbourne Museum, Victoria, celebrating and acknowledging oustanding achievements and achievers in Australia's...