By Greta Levy For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 04:16 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 04:16 BST, 1 September 2018
Airline pilots are putting their foot down and taking on plans to build a mega-cruise ship terminal, saying it will affect them landing 'safely and efficiently'.
Plans for the proposed mega-cruise ship terminal or 'passenger hub' are underway with the NSW government weighing up locations for the mass developments.
The state government is considering two sites - Yarra Bay and Molineaux Point, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Australian and International Pilots' Association vice president Shane Loney (pictured) has fought back on the plans at Hayes Dock saying flight safety would be compromised
As the government considers the sites, they will also investigate using Hayes Dock in Port Botany, near Sydney Airport, as a temporary cruise ship terminal.
But Australian and International Pilots' Association vice president, Shane Loney has fought back on the plans at Hayes Dock saying flight safety around Australia's busiest airport would be compromised.
'We should not be putting obstacles there that make it more difficult to land a plane safely,' he said.
The seasoned pilot said there has to be a generous amount of airspace required to be free