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MH370 gets a weird tripartite media conference in Malaysia

MH370 gets a weird tripartite media conference in Malaysia

Ben SandilandsJul 22, 20168 Comments

A supposedly tame media conference concerning the sea floor search for MH370 reveals Malaysia is trying to get the jet's flaperon back from France

Virgin Australia to be with wi-fi mid 2017 from unknown partner

Ben SandilandsJul 21, 20163 Comments

Virgin Australia declines to reveal the father of its forthcoming wi-fi transformation, but hopes rise for something faster than the Qantas NBN hook-up for its domestic A330s and 737s

Off topic: A Telstra customer 'service' experience

Ben SandilandsJul 21, 20167 Comments

Just another Telstra screw up story, for which we are always of course the party at fault

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Large 'likely' piece of MH370 wing lands in Canberra

Large 'likely' piece of MH370 wing lands in Canberra

Ben SandilandsJul 18, 20161 Comment

The sea floor search for MH370 appears to be running out of places to look just as more fragments of the airliner are washed up on western and southern Indian Ocean shores

MH370 sea floor search should be refocused according to IG analysis

MH370 sea floor search should be refocused according to IG analysis

Ben SandilandsJul 18, 20162 Comments

Malaysia, China and Australia will hold a meeting in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow to review the sea floor search

MH17 two years on, and Abbott continues to ignore airline's role in atrocity

MH17 two years on, and Abbott continues to ignore airline's role in atrocity

Ben SandilandsJul 17, 20167 Comments

Tony Abbott's claimed yearnings for justice for the victims of the MH17 atrocity don't add up when all of the evidence is taken into account

Boeing at 100, and its illustrious life changing jets

Boeing at 100, and its illustrious life changing jets

Ben SandilandsJul 16, 20165 Comments

If Boeing becomes seized by the same passions that brought about the 707s, 727s, 767s and 747s, the start of its second century could make everyone happy

Flights in or near Turkey are in chaos at this hour

Flights in or near Turkey are in chaos at this hour

Ben SandilandsJul 16, 20164 Comments

Airline operations centres will be shifting hundreds of flights to avoid Turkish airspace for an uncertain period

Norwegian buys the Airbus A321 LR NEO pitch that it replaces 757s

Norwegian buys the Airbus A321 LR NEO pitch that it replaces 757s

Ben SandilandsJul 14, 201610 Comments

Some analysts thought Farnborough would bring about clarity as to Boeing's MoM and MAX intentions. It looks as though we were wrong

Airbus wins a trophy order from Air Asia for 100 A321 NEOs

Airbus wins a trophy order from Air Asia for 100 A321 NEOs

Ben SandilandsJul 13, 20168 Comments

Discomfort is going to become an even bigger earner for Air Asia as it orders the largest Airbus single aisle jet

Airbus and Boeing predict the same future but in different sized jets

Airbus and Boeing predict the same future but in different sized jets

Ben SandilandsJul 12, 20161 Comment

Farnborough Airshow awash with more water than orders as rivals Airbus and Boeing predict the size and scope of air travel

Airbus says 0.5m pilots needed to keep jets flying in near future

Airbus says 0.5m pilots needed to keep jets flying in near future

Ben SandilandsJul 12, 20163 Comments

There is a problem with the future of flight for those who see cheap seats as a social entitlement. There aren't enough pilots, and no-one seems to give a stuff

Air Asia reported to be making HK, China moves

Air Asia reported to be making HK, China moves

Ben SandilandsJul 11, 20162 Comments

Air Asia may be making smart moves in Hong Kong, but can it make a breakthrough when it comes to the potential of the trans border low cost model in this hemisphere?

Huh! Boeing MoM jet could be a 787-3, or an A321 LR NEO?

Huh! Boeing MoM jet could be a 787-3, or an A321 LR NEO?

Ben SandilandsJul 9, 20165 Comments

It looks possible that the much anticipated Boeing middle-of-the-market jet might be something it and competitor Airbus are already making

CSeries 100 becomes most hygienic as well as newest airliner

CSeries 100 becomes most hygienic as well as newest airliner

Ben SandilandsJul 7, 20163 Comments

The Canadians are reported to have come up with a jet that solves one of air travels seldom written about problems

MH370 search could extend into spring or summer months

MH370 search could extend into spring or summer months

Ben SandilandsJul 6, 20163 Comments

Nature is definitely on the side of those urging a longer search for MH370, although calls for a wider search haven't yet met with official success

Tigerair Australia to replace all of its A320s with 737s

Tigerair Australia to replace all of its A320s with 737s

Ben SandilandsJul 6, 201613 Comments

Virgin Australia and its Tigerair franchise are continuing moves to turn into a simplified group flying only one type of wide body and single aisle jets across their combined networks

NASA lies about Jupiter probe, media swallows it

NASA lies about Jupiter probe, media swallows it

Ben SandilandsJul 5, 201613 Comments

Why has NASA lied about its latest Jupiter probe Juno? Has PR become more important than science truth?

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