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Qantas announces cheap flights to Broome
06th Jul 2020
Qantas has announced a huge sale on fares, including cheap flights to Western Australia’s north-west, as part its bid to recover from the COVID-19 shutdown.
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BIA Completes Nakamura's Bar & Cafe Dining Area Extension
27th May 2020
Broome International Airport (BIA) is proud to announce the opening of the extended Nakamura’s dining area in the outdoor departure’s terminal.
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Makeover all set for Mecca
22nd May 2020
The Broome Advertiser provides an update on Broome's key infrastructure projects including BIA's $14 million terminal redevelopment 
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Opening of Secure Long-Term Carpark
15th May 2020
Broome International Airport (BIA) is proud announce the opening of its new Secure Long- Term Parking Area to be located at the north eastern end of the BIA carpark.
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Mothers Day Sale at Pandanas Gift Shop & Gallery
04th May 2020
Come in and visit Pandanas Gift Shop & Gallery for the perfect Mothers Day gift!
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BIA Arrivals Terminal Air Conditioning
15th Apr 2020
Broome International Airport (BIA) is proud to unveil the completion of air-conditioning works in the arrival’s hall.
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COVID-19: Travel restrictions within the Kimberley region
14th Apr 2020
Four levels of restrictions are currently in place for access to and within the Kimberley to protect the health and wellbeing of residents in the Kimberley and remote Aboriginal communities.
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NEW LONG-TERM CAR PARK OPENS 15 MAY 2020
14th Apr 2020
Works continue on the new Broome International Airport long term secure car park with the opening now scheduled for 15 May 2020
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Non-essential travel between WA regions is now restricted
01st Apr 2020
The WA Government has introduced further restrictions on travel within Western Australia to assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19. After 11:59pm Tuesday, 31 March 2020 Western Australians will not be allowed to travel outside their designated region.
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Alcohol service suspended at Broome International Airport
28th Mar 2020
Broome International Airport has suspended the service of alcohol at Nakamura's Bar & Cafe, due to restrictions put in place by the Australian Government following the outbreak of COVID-19. 
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Restrictions to access the Kimberley
26th Mar 2020
The State and Federal Governments have partnered to restrict access the Kimberley and remote Aboriginal communities.  Broome International Airport will remain open during the lockdown period. 
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Qantas Close Broome Regional Lounge
24th Mar 2020
Due to further government restrictions, all Qantas operated lounges across their network are now closed including the Broome International Airport Regional Lounge.
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Broome International Airport COVID-19 Update
16th Mar 2020
Broome International Airport (BIA) advise that airport operations and schedules are continuing as normal. BIA is working closely with airlines, regulatory bodies, industry, local stakeholders and Government in relation to COVID-19, and is monitoring the situation very closely.
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Broome International Airport New Long-Term Carpark Opens 15 April 2020
16th Mar 2020
Broome International Airport (BIA) is proud announce the construction of a new Secure Long-Term Parking Area to be located at the north eastern end of the BIA carpark. The new area adds an additional 19 long term parking bays, taking the total number of bays to 46.
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2020 Broome International Airport Marathon announced
25th Feb 2020
Broome International Airport is proud to be the naming sponsor for the 2020 Broome International Airport Marathon which will take place on 26 July 2020.
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Singapore flights still a top priority: Broome airport CEO
12th Feb 2020
Major players behind a potential direct link between Broome and Singapore that would transform the town’s economy have quashed rumours the route has been permanently scrapped. 
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Airport Redevelopment Delays Singapore - Broome Flights: More Flights Planned for 2021
12th Feb 2020
Broome International Airport's extensive terminal redevelopment is well underway, however the construction timtable has affected plans for a further Singapore trial service in 2020. 
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Shane Jacobson is back on Broome Time!
28th Jan 2020
One man. On a mission... to find his shoes. Follow Shane's new journey as he slips back into Broome Time and discovers the Dampier Peninsular.
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The Kimberley makes top five of New York Times top 52 places to go list
24th Jan 2020
Western Australia's Kimberley region has been named one of the world's top five places to visit in 2020 by The New York Times.
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Taking steps in the 'flight' direction
11th Dec 2019
Broome International Airport recently rolled out its cadets program, which offers 12 months of training at the town-based hub to two Year 12 Broome Senior High School Students each year. 
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Cable Beach Football Club Sponsorship Appreciation
04th Dec 2019
Our CEO Paul McSweeney picture here with Cable Beach Football Club player Ben & his son Kai. What a lovely surprise, thank you for this thoughful gift and a big congratulations on a successful season. We are very proud sponsors! 
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Lower fares pump rise in visitor numbers
28th Nov 2019
The number of holidaymakers picking Broome as their getaway destination has continued to surge, with leisure traveller figures already on the up from last year.
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Broome International Airport proudly supports the 2019 Broome Sports Awards
25th Nov 2019
Broome International was a proud sponsor of the 2019 Broome Sports Award. Congratulations to all nominees and winners, including the Broome Squash Club who took out the Broome International Airport's Club of the Year award.
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WA Tourism set to take off
31st Oct 2019
Qantas and the West Australian Government are partnering to promote the State as one of Australia’s premier tourist destinations through a new three year multi-million-dollar marketing agreement.   The announcement comes as the inaugural Qantas flight between Darwin and Broome takes off linking the Northern Territory to WA’s North West Coastline.
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Broome International Airport Terminal Redevelopment Project
24th Aug 2019
Broome International Airport has announced a major terminal redevelopment project to enhance the experience for departing and arriving passengers, meeters, greeters and farewellers at the airport.
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$14m upgrade announced for Broome Airport
23rd Aug 2019
Plans for a multi million-dollar transformation of the Broome International Airport were unveiled at a public briefing this afternoon.
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North West inter-regional flights take off
23rd Aug 2019
The first direct flight between the Pilbara and the Kimberley in three years landed in Broome on Friday, marking the beginning of a new inter-regional flight service for the North West.
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Fares, schedule released for NW inter-regional flights
24th Jul 2019
Upcoming inter-regional flights between towns in the North West will operate two to three times a week and cost passengers between $199 and $649 one-way, according to a flight network schedule released today.
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Inter-regional flights to start between NW towns
12th Jul 2019
A new flight service linking five towns in the North West will take off from next month after stakeholder support helped see the ambitious plan over the line.
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Task force takes up Singapore flights push
05th Jul 2019
The mission to establish a permanent direct air route between Broome and Singapore has quickly entered its next phase, with a task force of WA representatives due to fly to the Lion City this week to meet airline executives.
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Broome a target for Singapore traveller market
28th Jun 2019
The holiday hotspot of Broome would be the ideal Australian destination to compete with international favourites such as Hong Kong and Bali in the Singaporean market, according to leading travel agents.
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Singapore trial up, up and away
21st Jun 2019
Broome’s mission to establish a permanent direct international service reached a significant milestone last Thursday, as a Silkair Boeing 737-800 touched down on the Kimberley town from Singapore
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Qantas adds new Broome - Darwin service
13th Jun 2019
The continuing pick-up in the resources industry has prompted Qantas to add another Boeing 737-800 NG to its Perth-based fleet and introduce a new Broome to Darwin service.
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Direct Flights between Singapore and Broome
30th Jan 2019
A decision by BIA to back four trial passenger flights between Singapore and Broome is part of an ambitious program to increase tourist access to Broome. The project is a joint initiative by BIA, Australia's Northwest Tourism, the Shire of Broome and Tourism WA.