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No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

Ben SandilandsMar 29, 201738 Comments

The causes of the Essendon disaster remain unresolved and the investigation has no cockpit voice or sound recordings to work on

Show the family future Space flight in Canberra exhibition

Show the family future Space flight in Canberra exhibition

Ben SandilandsMar 29, 20172 Comments

May you build a ladder to the stars, and stand on every rung...May you be forever young, Bob Dylan

Is Cathay Pacific dying as a quality brand, and why should we care?

Is Cathay Pacific dying as a quality brand, and why should we care?

Ben SandilandsMar 27, 201710 Comments

Hong Kong's most iconic airline has just been mauled by Hong Kong's most Establishment newspaper

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Emirates highlights stupidity of US laptop ban, politely of course

Emirates highlights stupidity of US laptop ban, politely of course

Ben SandilandsMar 24, 20178 Comments

Emirates president Tim Clark calmly shows up the 'Fake' President of the United States

How to make easy headlines with a jet electric

How to make easy headlines with a jet electric

Ben SandilandsMar 23, 201735 Comments

A carbon free jet airliner for the Sydney-Melbourne route is coming, but maybe not in this form

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Ben SandilandsMar 22, 201726 Comments

Banning laptops on successful ME airlines flying to America may have unintended and lethal consequences

Virgin Australia will fly Melbourne-Hong Kong five times weekly

Virgin Australia will fly Melbourne-Hong Kong five times weekly

Ben SandilandsMar 21, 201711 Comments

The Australia-greater China market is even more interesting now that Virgin has played its Hong Kong card

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201785 Comments

A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago

Only another nine years of country flight fights for Sydney Airport

Only another nine years of country flight fights for Sydney Airport

Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201717 Comments

Screw the bush and their little planes! Another excellent result of selling essential public assets like airports to private monopolies

British Airways owner Levels up with new long haul LCC

British Airways owner Levels up with new long haul LCC

Ben SandilandsMar 18, 201732 Comments

If new cheap long haul Level works, it will inevitably seek access to Asia-Pacific routes

Cathay Pacific suffers serious reversal of fortune, but fights on

Cathay Pacific suffers serious reversal of fortune, but fights on

Ben SandilandsMar 15, 201719 Comments

Does anyone have a convincing answer to the problems besetting Cathay Pacific?

US scientists ask, Have we already heard from space aliens?

US scientists ask, Have we already heard from space aliens?

Ben SandilandsMar 15, 201732 Comments

The answer to 'Where are the aliens?' may have been heard but not understood at The Dish

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

Ben SandilandsMar 14, 201719 Comments

While Emirates seems a bit gloomy about the future, Qatar has cornered the market in airline optimism

British Airways 'improves' short haul flights with even tighter seating

British Airways 'improves' short haul flights with even tighter seating

Ben SandilandsMar 12, 201713 Comments

Is British Airways telling us that it's going to be nothing more than a bigger low cost carrier?

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

Ben SandilandsMar 10, 20178 Comments

Reports speculating on a merger between the two UAE carriers are missing the bigger changes in aviation facing both

ATSB slams AirServices for endangering two jets, helicopter over Melbourne

ATSB slams AirServices for endangering two jets, helicopter over Melbourne

Ben SandilandsMar 9, 201711 Comments

Nick Xenophon's allegations that air traffic management at Melbourne's two airports have put public safety at serious risk are supported by this scathing ATSB report

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Ben SandilandsMar 9, 20177 Comments

Don't expect the new airline lobby to bust airport parking rip-offs, but they may force runway and airspace upgrades

Qatar reveals a big cube shaped suite for biz class pax

Qatar reveals a big cube shaped suite for biz class pax

Ben SandilandsMar 9, 20171 Comment

Another contest between the top airlines for top dollar flyers has been set in play by Qatar Airways

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