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By 1966 there were six overseas flights per week landing at the new International Airport in Perth.  At about this time the first east-west jet flights were commenced.
The 1970s and 1980s saw a massive increase in the number of Western Australians travelling interstate and overseas to Europe and to holiday destinations in south-east Asia. 



A new international airport terminal was constructed in the late 1980s to meet the needs of a growing market.

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