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Wednesday, 16 August 1972
Page: 137

Senator KEEFFE asked the Minister for

Civil Aviation, upon notice:

How many airlines that can be properly classified as international airlines use the Tullamarine International Airport.

Senator COTTON (New South WalesrMinister for Civil Aviation) The answer to the honourable senator's question is as follows:

In accordance with article 96 of the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, an international airline is defined as 'any air transport enterprise offering a scheduled international service.'

Within the terms of this definition, the following airlines currently use Melbourne (Tullamarine) International Airport on their international scheduled services:

Air Nauru

Air New Zealand


American Airlines

British Overseas Airways Corporation

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Malaysia Singapore Airlines

Pan American World Airways

Philippine Airlines Qantas Airways Ltd

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