Aviation

All the photos from Sydney Airport’s swanky centenary celebration

Sydney Airport celebrated 100 years of operation with a spectacular black-tie gala event for 600 guests last night.

Held in a top-secret location on the airport’s tarmac, under a custom-styled marquee, flanked by a vintage DC3 flown in especially for the occasion, a stunning sit-down dinner was served for Sydney Airport family and friends.

Among the guests were descendants from Australia’s aviation pioneers, government representatives, airport retailers and suppliers and airline directors, as Sydney Airport CEO Geoff Culbert and his team welcomed all who gathered to celebrate the history and heritage of the airport.

Hosted by media personality Melissa Doyle, the event included a performance by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra accompanied by opera singer Taryn Feibig and actor/singer Tim Draxl.

Chef Mike McEnearney of Sydney Airport’s Kitchen by Mike curated a modern menu accompanied by award-winning Australian wine producer Cassegrain Wines, with Moët & Chandon Champagne served on arrival and into the night.

As well as recognising and recapping Sydney Airport’s significant milestones over the last century, Culbert revealed to guests that it would offer a scholarship via the University of New South Wales targeting students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds.

Check out all the pics from last night’s gala event below:

Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Billy Mitchell & Michael Porter
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
David Gonski
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Victoria Hogan & Isabella Lucas
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Freya Watson & Ai San Beaumont
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Daniel Lopez & James Tobin
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
James Tobin
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Martin & Michelle Walsh
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Rosi Fernandez & Zaki
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sophie Falkiner
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Melissa Doyle
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Margaret Simonovska & Trudi Yip
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Icy Ling
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Simon McGrath & Andrew McEvoy
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Heinemann Team
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
The Hon Michael Daley & Christina Daley
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Ita Buttrose
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Carmel Hamilton & Jill McCormick
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Rebecca Giles
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Heather & Catriona Rowntree
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Nadia Fairfax
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Neale Whitaker
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Luke Mangan & Troy Parry
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Deborah Thomas & Vitek Czernuszyn
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Taryn Williams
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Lisa Messenger
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Catriona Rowntree
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Alex & Jess Cassegrain
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Michelle & Martin Walsh
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Stephanie Leslight & Sophie Falkiner
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Neale Whitaker, Heather & Catriona Rowntree
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019
Sydney International Airport 100 Year Gala Event – Thursday 31st October, 2019
Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2019

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