first_imgFor example, in March, Emirates Airways requested that an A380 landing late due to refuelling issues be allowed to take off later than 11:59pm, the request was rejected. Federal Transport Minister Warren Truss said that he did not want a curfew for the second Sydney Airport being built at Badgerys Creek.  Etihad Airways chief executive James Hogan said that there was a case of an Etihad plane lifting off from the runway but was held up with thunderstorms and was not able to take off because it was 11pm at that time. A NSW government campaign to change the flight cap and curfew for Sydney Airport has failed, with the Abbott government fearing further electoral backlash after their budget’s poor public reception.center_img NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner campaigned for the Commonwealth to increase the movement cap and relax the curfew, saying that ‘ridiculous cases’ of planes wanting to land late should not stop the curfew being changed. Source = ETB News: Tom Nealelast_img read more