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Santa’s flight path revealed

Santa and his reindeer have agreed to share their flight plan with us! This is the route that Santa will take all over Australia to make sure he visits every house during the night.


Notice issued to pilots

Read our special 'notice to pilots' that has been sent out to all aircraft travelling on Christmas Eveā€”this helps them stay clear of Santa's sleigh when he's delivering your presents!


Santa submits his flight plan

Watch Santa lodge his flight plan and learn a little about what happens after a flight plan gets lodged with Airservices!


Santa’s callsign

The Santa Commanders have released Santa's unique call sign. Learn more about call signs, how they work and see examples of other callsigns.

Santa's call sign

How we help Santa

We have more than 4000 staff based all around the country to see how they help Santa. Do you have what it takes to join our team?

How we help Santa

Santa’s visit to Australia

Santa did a 'test flight' through Australian airspace recently to test everything ahead of the big night. During a stop in Melbourne he talked to lots of our staff about the fantastic job they do in keeping him safe.


Santa uses the latest satellite technology

Before Santa visits all the boys and girls this Christmas, watch our air traffic controller Toby talk about the technology that will help keep him and his reindeer safe in our skies on Christmas Eve.

Santa uses ADS-B

What air traffic controllers do

We have air traffic controllers to manage and keep the skies safe for planes to take off and land safely. Our air traffic controllers are located at two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane.


Play catch the reindeer!

Can you help the elves catch them all before Santa needs to leave to start delivering presents?


Explore Santa’s sleigh

The Santa Commanders have been learning all about how Santa's sleigh manages to safely deliver presents, worldwide, in one night!