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Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

Qantas diverts big jet to Richmond amid Sydney floods

Ben SandilandsJun 5, 201635 Comments

Passenger jets seldom have cause to land at Richmond RAAF base which is NOT really near Sydney, but today has been 'different' for a Qantas A330

Singapore's micro 2nd airport gets upgraded to help Changi

Singapore's micro 2nd airport gets upgraded to help Changi

Ben SandilandsMay 22, 201613 Comments

Yes, there is another airport in Singapore, it is getting a new terminal, but you'll probably never use it

Tasmania gets cheated by 2nd rate Hobart runway extension

Tasmania gets cheated by 2nd rate Hobart runway extension

Ben SandilandsApr 22, 201617 Comments

There has never been a better time to shortchange Tasmania with a half arsed runway extension

Qantas gets whacked by falling demand, but what about people unfriending flying?

Qantas gets whacked by falling demand, but what about people unfriending flying?

Ben SandilandsApr 18, 20168 Comments

Qantas has seen passenger numbers drop by 10-15 percent on some routes recently, but is this in part a revolt against the unpleasantness of airports and tight cabins?

Air NZ, Qantas insist on safety measures at Port Vila before their flights resume

Ben SandilandsApr 8, 20167 Comments

Behind the words, the Vanuatu airport crisis is essentially about ensuring money for infrastructure gets spent on the project, and nothing else

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Ben SandilandsApr 6, 201616 Comments

A top Asian and European carrier combine to cut out or bypass the Middle East hubs

QantasLink increases flights to Wellcamp

QantasLink increases flights to Wellcamp

Ben SandilandsFeb 24, 201624 Comments

Qantaslink will lift its frequency between Sydney and Wellcamp airport, near Toowoomba, to daily double on Mondays and Wednesday from 29 February, as the new airport says travellers

Brisbane brings the more meaningful picture to its airport

Brisbane brings the more meaningful picture to its airport

Ben SandilandsDec 22, 20152 Comments

There are great paintings associated with shipping, railroads and highways, and Brisbane Airport has decided it's time to add flight to that vast canvas. It has appoin

Brisbane (far) West Wellcamp to get its first 747 this month

Brisbane (far) West Wellcamp to get its first 747 this month

Ben SandilandsNov 5, 201522 Comments

A little more than a year after its first scheduled airliner services began with Qantaslink turboprops on 17 November 2014, Brisbane West Wellcamp will see its first international s

More thrills for skiers, Queenstown Airport after dark

More thrills for skiers, Queenstown Airport after dark

Ben SandilandsNov 2, 201514 Comments

The night flights will also be a reminder that if a small but delightful town in New Zealand can do this, why, just why, is it so insurmountably hard for Australia to provide world'

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201523 Comments

Perhaps the PM for Rail, Malcolm Turnbull, should have tea and biscuits with his recidivist deputy Warren Truss after the Infrastructure Minister's vaguely disconnected references t

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201539 Comments

Sydney West airport, expected to open by around 2025 at the Badgerys Creek site, will have an initial 3700 metre runway able to take all normal operations by any sized jet from Day

Ice makes a rare impact on Australian flights

Ice makes a rare impact on Australian flights

Ben SandilandsJul 20, 201515 Comments

While frost is relatively common over many Australian airports, delays caused by aircraft icing like those being reported from Melbourne Airport this morning are rare.

Vietnam pushes on with massive airport for Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam pushes on with massive airport for Ho Chi Minh City

Ben SandilandsJun 30, 20154 Comments

Vietnam is

Xenophon hits out at 2nd Sydney Airport 'monopoly' risks

Xenophon hits out at 2nd Sydney Airport 'monopoly' risks

Ben SandilandsJun 28, 201513 Comments

One of the disturbing things about Sydney's much needed second airport at Badgerys Creek is the unwillingness of the major parties to do anything to break the monopoly pricing situa

Does Labor really want a jet curfew at Sydney's new airport?

Ben SandilandsJun 12, 201512 Comments

Federal Labor’s spokesperson on transport, infrastructure and tourism Anthony Albanese, has taken issue with tweets made today by Plane Talking about his opposition to the ne

Greens savaged over Sydney airport stupidity, but wait, there's more

Greens savaged over Sydney airport stupidity, but wait, there's more

Ben SandilandsMay 5, 201515 Comments

Labor's infrastructure spokesman Anthony Albanese has written a withering critique of the Greens' 2nd Sydney Airport lunatic policies in

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Ben SandilandsMay 2, 201510 Comments

The one thing that could seriously damage a second Sydney Airport, and new and improved road and rail links, wasn't discussed at the recent talk fest about how good that project wil

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