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AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

Ben SandilandsMay 15, 20177 Comments

AirAsia may have reached page one of a new chapter in the Asia-Pacific low cost carrier Hunger Games

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Ben SandilandsMay 12, 20176 Comments

Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly?

Nice graphic but no decisions, new Boeing shadow boxing resumes

Nice graphic but no decisions, new Boeing shadow boxing resumes

Ben SandilandsMay 11, 201725 Comments

With so much hint dropping going on about a Boeing 797 the Paris Air Show can't be too far away

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Can't Sydney West airport be built sooner and at less cost?

Ben SandilandsMay 9, 201778 Comments

Hold those billions in 'good debt'. There is an alternative way of building Sydney's 2nd airport without any?

Etihad's global strategy crisis becomes more visible

Etihad's global strategy crisis becomes more visible

Ben SandilandsMay 9, 20174 Comments

Things have come undone very publicly in the Etihad camp

Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product?

Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product?

Ben SandilandsMay 7, 201724 Comments

Jetstar shows it knows how to conjure up extra jets worth of capacity for nothing, but at very personal customer cost

China's ambitious COMAC c919 flies for first time in Shanghai

China's ambitious COMAC c919 flies for first time in Shanghai

Ben SandilandsMay 6, 201719 Comments

Don't underestimate the significance of the first flight of China's first home designed single aisle jet

ATSB sounds alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop

ATSB sounds alarm about certification blind spot in ATR turbo-prop

Ben SandilandsMay 5, 201716 Comments

More safety issues with the infamous Virgin Australia ATR 72 incidents of 2014 have emerged

Pay more for less quality courtesy American Airlines?

Pay more for less quality courtesy American Airlines?

Ben SandilandsMay 5, 20176 Comments

American apparently wants to find out just where the insufferable pain barrier for full service passengers can be found

Air Canada ramps up 787 non-stops, but keep eye on WestJet

Air Canada ramps up 787 non-stops, but keep eye on WestJet

Ben SandilandsMay 4, 20178 Comments

It's all Dreamliners on the Vancouver routes, but for the glorious Qantas Queen of the Skies 747

Malaysia analysis of MH370 debris supports mid-air breakup

Malaysia analysis of MH370 debris supports mid-air breakup

Ben SandilandsMay 3, 20177 Comments

Malaysia has released an 81 page report into its study of probable pieces of MH370 washed up on Indian Ocean shores

Sydney Airport says No to Badgerys Creek, and to future fee gouging!

Ben SandilandsMay 2, 201741 Comments

The threat of a continued monopoly over the pricing of airline access to greater Sydney appears to have removed itself

Are the Qantas non-stop flights Perth-Europe being overhyped?

Are the Qantas non-stop flights Perth-Europe being overhyped?

Ben SandilandsMay 2, 201779 Comments

There are factors at play in the Australia-EU and UK market that are much more important than Perth-London non-stops in a 787

China reveals the shape of things that <i>may</i> come in air travel

China reveals the shape of things that may come in air travel

Ben SandilandsApr 30, 201717 Comments

China has flown a scale model of an airliner that exploits design elements not found in Western passenger jets

Jetstar v Choice, and a pox on both houses

Jetstar v Choice, and a pox on both houses

Ben SandilandsApr 28, 201736 Comments

Choice, the consumer news service, has totally lost the plot in its attack on Jetstar

Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

Ben SandilandsApr 27, 201729 Comments

That much reported tail strike incident involving a SingaporeAir jet at MEL turns out to have been a case of exemplary piloting when things didn't go as planned

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Ben SandilandsApr 26, 20172 Comments

Etihad's move to all A380 flights at Sydney underlines seat shortages caused by airport's limitations

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

Ben SandilandsApr 26, 201715 Comments

At this moment efforts to revive the MH370 search have been choked by good intentions

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