Australian singles chart:
Airport entered the Kent Music Report on 31 July 1978 and peaked at #31.
The song is on Approved by the Motors which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 24 July 1978 and peaked at #74.
Peter Ker, Nick Garvey, Andy McMaster
Record label of Australian release:
The Motors were a British pub rock band formed in London in 1977 by former Ducks Deluxe members Nick Garvey and Andy McMaster, together with guitarist Rob Hendry (who was replaced in May 1977 by Bram Tchaikovsky) and drummer Ricky Slaughter. Their biggest success was with the McMaster-penned song Airport.
The song was written by singer Andy McMaster in 1976, two years before The Motors recorded it. McMaster then switched from keyboards to bass for the band’s first album. After the release of their 1977 debut album 1, the Motors moved away from their pub rock sound to a new wave style with synthesizers (most prominent on tracks McMaster had previously written) and recognisable melodies.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airport_(song)
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