From Toowoomba to the World

Taking the first step anyway Taking the first step anyway 19 January 2018 Welcome to 2018. Hope you’ve had something of a break. Whether it was just a few days with close family or a month long adventure across the world, I hope you have had the time to reflect upon 2017 and enjoy a dust settled view of what was, and what can be. Read More Network At Altitude Networking At Altitude 05 July 2017 Looking to do some networking at altitude? Or explore opportunities to expand into the Asian region? It’s not too late to take part in this year’s Access Hong Kong – which will see nearly 200 delegates fly out of Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport aboard the Qantas - Queen of the Skies. Read More Access Hong Kong 2017 Guest Blog: 11 Reasons to join AccessHK 30 June 2017 With only 10 weeks to departure don't miss out on "the best flight of your life" with Access Hong Kong. The trip will include the knowledge and networking needed to set you up for the next financial year. Hong Kong is undoubtedly the gateway to the China opportunity, however, if you need other reasons to attend we have included 11 reasons below. We have also released a number of new packages to suit your travel preference and budget. Book now and join us at Wellcamp airport prior to boarding! Read More Head South to Melbourne for Winter Why you should head south for the winter! 23 May 2017 There is no doubt that Melbourne’s food and wine culture is reason enough to visit Australia’s Cultural Capital all year round. However, often the cooler months turn us Queenslanders off making a trip south, so we’ve compiled a few reasons why you’re going to want to head south to Melbourne for the winter! Read More Access Hong Kong 2017 Guest blog: Access Hong Kong 2017 23 May 2017 In 2016 Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise (TSBE), along-side Food Leaders Australia (FLA) arranged the first international passenger flight from Wellcamp Airport. Access China’16 saw over 200 delegates jet to Shanghai, opening up thousands of potential opportunities for local businesses! Now we’re at it again! TSBE and FLA will mark another local airport milestone, with the largest passenger flight ever to take off from Toowoomba, which is set to depart later this year. Read More Flying local matters Flying local matters 23 May 2017 We all see those lovely ads asking us to shop local and support the local community. You’re not alone in thinking that your individual shopping habbits can’t possibly matter in the grand scheme of things, but believe it or not, they actually do! In general, shopping local means boosting your community’s economy and putting food on the table for local families, maybe even the one next door, but what does it mean for an airport? Read More Secrets to snagging the best airfare Secrets to snagging the best airfare 28 April 2017 To book last minute or not to book last minute? To book online or not to book online? These are the questions! Well the good news is you definitely don’t need to recall 12th grade English in order to get a fantastic airfare. In-fact we’ve taken the ‘life works’ of How to Book the Best Airfare and created the cliff-notes e-version. We have even broken it into 4, easy to follow, acts. Read More A weekend in the Granite Belt A weekend in the Granite Belt 28 April 2017 It’s the coolest place in Queensland and that compliment extends well passed its crisp air and breath taking frosts. The Granite Belt, is Queensland’s favourite and most famous wine region, but it’s not just the wine that will have you coming back. The amazing food, friendly locals and fresh air will have you visiting every chance you get! One weekend is not enough, but you’ve got to start somewhere, so here’s how to spend a (long) weekend in the Granite Belt. Read More Domestic freight: Wellcamp fast tracks local delivery Domestic freight: Wellcamp fast tracks local delivery 28 April 2017 The first domestic freighter operation took off from Wellcamp Airport earlier this month. 10 tonnes of urgently needed track chains and rollers were loaded into a chartered domestic freighter bound for Rio Tinto’s bauxite mine at Weipa. Read More New Melbourne Flights! New Melbourne Flight Schedule and additional flights added! 09 March 2017 Airnorth will add an additional three return flights to Melbourne from Wellcamp Airport as part of a new schedule designed to better suit business travellers. The new services, which went on sale today, include early morning and late afternoon flights to Melbourne as well as double daily options to return Toowoomba bound Melbournites home on the same day. Read More Lights, Camera, Vivid! Lights, Camera, Vivid! 09 March 2017 It’s that time again guys, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas is on again and it’s time to start piecing together your itinerary. Kicking into action on 26 May 2017, you’ve got over four weeks to make your way down to Sydney to experience the harbor city at its brightest. Read More Roadwork to affect travellers Roadworks to affect travellers 09 March 2017 Works on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) are starting to hot up, with the project due for completion in 2018. The TSRC construction project, which will take through traffic including hundreds of heavy vehicles out of Toowoomba, will start impacting traffic flow in the region from later this month. Read More Toowoomba’s exporting community continues to grow Toowoomba’s exporting community continues to grow 24 February 2017 Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport’s (WTB) export operations are now well underway, with Cathay Pacific’s freighter service to Hong Kong entering its third month of operations. Read More Melbourne March Madness Melbourne March Madness 24 February 2017 If you’re lucky enough to have secured your annual leave and a couple of plane tickets to Melbourne next month you will not be disappointed, Melbourne’s March is looking Hot, Hot, Hot! Here are 4 reasons Melbourne is the place to be in March. Read More He flew and he won! Wellcamp Airport gives away a car He flew and he won! Wellcamp Airport gives away a car. 24 February 2017 When Sydney father-of-two Dave O’Connell flew into Wellcamp Airport - never in his wildest dreams had he imagined he’d drive home in a brand-new Audi A1! Dave made a special trip to Toowoomba, late last year to see his 13-year-old niece star in Annie at the Empire Theatre. Read More Top 5 Events in Tropical North Queensland Top 5 Events in Tropical North Queensland 24 January 2017 Tropical North Queensland is a spectacular destination made up of a number of stunning regions, each with their own unique charm and attractions. Far from being sleepy little coastal towns, the picturesque regions of Tropical North Queensland offer an exciting calendar of events all year round. No matter what time of year you visit, you’re sure to find a celebration or event that offers the best of food, fun and sun. Read More Bowled over by a cricket great BOWLED OVER BY CRICKET GREAT 29 December 2016 I still haven’t made it to a match but with the Pakistan vs Australia Test underway at the GABBA this week, I wouldn’t knock back the chance to see the baggy greens in action! - Karen McKinley meets Sir Garfield Sobers at Wellcamp Airport. Read More They're coming back! Cathay Pacific to commence freighter services from Wellcamp Cathay Pacific to commence freighter service from Wellcamp Airport to Hong Kong 11 October 2016 It’s official! Cathay Pacific Airways will start operating an international weekly scheduled air cargo service out of Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport from next month. Read More Toowoomba: Queensland's best kept secret no more Toowoomba: Queensland’s best kept secret no more 27 September 2016 This year’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has coincided with Wellcamp Airport’s busiest month ever, with record passenger movements throughout September. With flights from Cairns, Melbourne and Sydney jam packed in the lead-up to this year’s flower festival, new visitors from across the country are experiencing the Toowoomba region’s most vibrant time of year often for the first time. Read More




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