The physical, geographical and logistical attributes of Victoria - and it's aviation gateway - Melbourne Airport, ensure that Melbourne is firmly entrenched in its position as the freight hub for Australasia.

Melbourne Airport handles 350,000 tonnes of air freight per annum, giving it more than 30 per cent of Australia's freight market.

Cargo terminal operators at Melbourne Airport include Qantas, Menzies, Toll Dnata, DHL, and the Australia Post Gateway facility.

In addition to over 3000 weekly flights that service Melbourne, there are currently 21 dedicated freight services arriving and departing from Melbourne each week. The international freight airlines currently servicing Melbourne are Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas and Singapore Airlines.

Melbourne Airport has five dedicated freighter parking positions on its Southern Freighter Apron, ensuring significant capacity for growth in air freight over the next decade. Melbourne is also Australia’s domestic air freight hub, delivering freight to and from all corners of the country each day.

Our advantages:

  • 24-hour curfew-free operation
  • Unrivalled arterial road access
  • Airline network and scheduling
  • Access to new markets
  • Blue-chip development sites
  • Commitment

For all freight lodgement or pick up enquiries contact the relevant airline.

Dedicated freighters

 Cargo terminal operators

      Qantas Freight
   Toll Dnata Aviation Services
   Menzies Aviation
   DHL Express


Industry Links

Maritrade (Australian Airfreight Statistics)
Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association
Australian Federation of International Forwarders

For a full listing of Airlines and Ground Handlers see the Airline information page.