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Sydney Airport is expecting its busiest day in over two years tomorrow, with 82,000 people expected to pass through the domestic terminal.
He warned passengers to arrive two hours before flights, saying “queues are likely to occur”.
All car parks are full.
Sydney and Melbourne airports have seen long queues for domestic passengers in recent days as families move away for Easter and staff shortages arise.
Sydney Airport said senior managers were being sent to work on the ground to help, with up to 2% of the workforce absent due to COVID-19.
“I know this is a difficult message to hear, but Thursday will be another difficult day for travelers, and I want to apologize in advance to anyone who is inconvenienced,” the CEO said. Sydney Airport, Geoff Culbert.
“Tomorrow and throughout the school holidays, we are pulling all the levers at our disposal to keep people moving safely, including deploying senior managers and staff to our terminals to manage queues and make sure people get their flights.
“We are also working with our security contractor, airlines, ground handlers and other operational agencies to ensure we have as many staff on the ground as possible for the morning peaks and after. -noon.
“Tomorrow is expected to be the first time the airport’s domestic terminals have seen more than 80,000 passengers since March 6, 2020. The airport said security firm Certis has 100 vacancies.