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Articles by Ben Sandilands

Another way to game on time performance stats

Found on twitter, Virgin America’s special trick for gaming on time performance statistics.

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MH370 Flotsam found on WA coast discounted as wreckage

The ATSB says the flotsam found near Augusta in Western Australia did not come from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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MH370 What debris from jet could look like

The former Inspector General of the US Department of Transportation, Mary Schiavo, has tweeted links to photos showing what floating debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 c0uld look like.

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MH370 Interim accident report kept under wraps

The Malaysia director general of civil aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman has told the country’s first media briefing in a week that the interim report into the disappearance of missing flight MH370 has been sent to ICAO but not yet publicly released.

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MH370 Possible debris washed up near SW tip of Australia

Update: Malaysian authorities tonight described the objects as plastic sheets which may have come from the cabin but which have not yet been confirmed or dismissed as being from MH370 Objects which may be from missing flight MH370 have washed up east of Augusta, which is the town nearest Cape Leeuwin, the southwestern tip of [...]

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Was it a bird, or a stuff up? The Virgin ATR questions

Whatever it was that the ATR hit, it was definitely too damaged to continue to operate in the state in which it came to rest in Albury

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MH370 First targeted sea floor search almost over

Internal cabin panels and seat cushions and even items of passenger clothing or crew uniforms, could wash up very far from a point of impact, possibly on the shores of a different distant sea, long after MH370 has faded into the past

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Ferris Wheel plane crash not part of fun of the fair

This manages to be both serious, and funny, because no-one died. The ATSB has published its final report into what appears to be the world’s only collision between a powered aircraft and a ferris wheel at a fun fair.

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MH370 air search suspended today because of cyclone

The Australian coordinated air search for signs of floating debris from missing flight MH370 has been suspended today because of the adverse effect on operations by Cyclone Jack.

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Tigerair Mandala doubts cast shadow over Asia LCCs

While idle fleets of newly delivered Jetstar A320s burn holes costing millions of dollars a month in the Qantas accounts, the competing Tigerair franchise in Asia is in a similar crisis in Indonesia.

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MH370 Targeted sea floor search passes halfway mark

The Australian coordinated multinational effort to find missing flight MH370 has of this morning passed the halfway mark for its original targeted sea floor search.

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MH370 Frustration sets in, as best guess yields nothing yet

Several days ago, according to a source, one person with expert insight into the analysis being carried out, said as an aside “It’s in the Himalayas.”

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Is this the end for comfort in A380s, and other ‘roomy’ all new jets?

Like Boeing with the 787, Airbus has made heroic efforts to sell its A380s and now the A350s with new standards of passenger space and amenity. But it’s all over isn’t it?

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MH370 Definitely headed to a deeper new search?

Reading between the lines, and in the absence of a discovery of debris floating on the sea surface, or at rest deep under it, the search for missing flight MH370 seems likely to be changed in the near future.

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Virgin Australia’s leg breaker ATR now ATSB tail breaker

There are some peculiar matters to note about the misfortunes of a 68 passenger Virgin Australia region ATR72 turbo-prop in February.

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