Industry Group: Transportation Infrastructure
Sydney Airport has a lease to operate the facility until 2097. As Australia's busiest airport, it connects close to 100 international and domestic destinations, and handled more than 40 million passenger movements annually until COVID-19 border restrictions in 2020. Regulation is light, with airports setting charges and terms with airlines, and the regulator monitoring the aeronautical and car park operations to ensure reasonable pricing and service. Retail and property operations are free from regulatory oversight, though political and commercial pressure limits Sydney Airport from overly flexing its pricing muscle, particularly as the government owns the rival Western Sydney Airport, set to open in 2026.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Transportation Infrastructure 22 out of 171
Global Universe 265 out of 14667
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Sydney Airport's Exposure is Low
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Sydney Airport's Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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