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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

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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

Boeing MAXs out with a real MAX 9 and an unreal MAX 10

Boeing MAXs out with a real MAX 9 and an unreal MAX 10

Ben SandilandsMar 8, 201720 Comments

The at times perplexing story of Boeing's MAX family has taken two new turns in recent days

A new slant on when control of MH370 was first, and probably finally, lost

A new slant on when control of MH370 was first, and probably finally, lost

Ben SandilandsMar 7, 201741 Comments

That controversial Lido Hotel slide shown to MH370's next -of-kin may resolve a critical part of the mystery

There is more to the Sydney Airport 'rip offs' than costly parking

There is more to the Sydney Airport 'rip offs' than costly parking

Ben SandilandsMar 6, 201731 Comments

The annual ritual of having monopoly services overcharging rubbed in the face of airport users is upon us again

Three years on and five reasons why MH370 pilot didn’t do it

Three years on and five reasons why MH370 pilot didn’t do it

Ben SandilandsMar 4, 201712 Comments

It's far too easy, and rather silly, to blame MH370 on one or both pilots

Did Malaysia fighter jet chase flight MH370 after it went off course?

Did Malaysia fighter jet chase flight MH370 after it went off course?

Ben SandilandsMar 4, 20174 Comments

That graphic Malaysia showed to MH370 next-of-kin keeps reminding us that the authorities have a lot of explaining to do

SingaporeAir flew too close to mountains near Canberra last month

SingaporeAir flew too close to mountains near Canberra last month

Ben SandilandsMar 2, 201715 Comments

Singapore Airlines loses track of altitude near Canberra while the ATSB gets lost in its own backyard

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Ben SandilandsFeb 28, 20176 Comments

Is the farside of the moon a good place to use paying passengers as space flight test pilots?

It's time to end the nonsense about 2nd Sydney Airport rail fantasies

It's time to end the nonsense about 2nd Sydney Airport rail fantasies

Ben SandilandsFeb 28, 201720 Comments

Who are these interests trying to load up a $5 bn Sydney West airport with a $25 bn high speed rail fantasy?

Why an airline called Norwegian is of interest in Australia

Why an airline called Norwegian is of interest in Australia

Ben SandilandsFeb 27, 201711 Comments

How long before Australia is surrounded by offshore low cost carriers flying its domestic routes?

Qantas 787 premium Y seats anything but dreamy

Qantas 787 premium Y seats anything but dreamy

Ben SandilandsFeb 25, 201730 Comments

How could Qantas get key passenger needs so wrong on its new 787-9s?

GA peak body to conduct independent inquiry into Essendon DFO crash

GA peak body to conduct independent inquiry into Essendon DFO crash

Ben SandilandsFeb 23, 201723 Comments

AOPA is concerned official crash investigation might leave out safety issues arising from position of DFO shopping centre beside runway

Qantas reveals a wide new premium economy seat for 787s

Qantas reveals a wide new premium economy seat for 787s

Ben SandilandsFeb 23, 20174 Comments

Qantas has flagged a premium economy emphasis in future marketing with a seat that offers relief from the terrible things being done in ordinary Y class cabins everywhere

Qantas first half year results drop statutory profit by one quarter

Ben SandilandsFeb 23, 2017

All things considered, Qantas has reported strong results in a weaker trading environment in the December half year

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