When you look at a two hour period this morning 0900-1100, there were 16 departures.What I find interesting is that neither EK nor QR flights out of SYD seem to be impacted by this chaos. I was on EK413 on Friday night. The check-in process as well as Border Control and Security was a breeze. We were through in less than 20 minutes around 7pm. And EK flew out with a completely sold out A380!
When you look at the departures between 1900-2100, there are only 7 (8 if you include the EK at 2105).
From the reports, only 6 out of the 17 lines were open due to staff shortages.
Then SYD airport is renovating security at T3 as well, so that isn't helping over there.