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MH370 sleuth urges caution over assassination of Malaysian consular official

MH370 sleuth urges caution over assassination of Malaysian consular official

Ben SandilandsSep 5, 2017

Did something about MH370 cause the death of a diplomatic appointee last month in Madagascar?It seems not

Airbus high altitude glider project soars to record height

Airbus high altitude glider project soars to record height

Ben SandilandsSep 5, 20176 Comments

A reminder that the view at top of cruise can be awesome at times

Alarm over failures of 'revolutionary' GTF engine is rising

Alarm over failures of ‘revolutionary’ GTF engine is rising

Ben SandilandsSep 3, 201720 Comments

Could the current problems with a new tech US engine harm three new regional jet designs as well as some key airlines?

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The perils of reporting Ryanair's activities and ambitions

The perils of reporting Ryanair’s activities and ambitions

Ben SandilandsSep 1, 20179 Comments

The scary, funny and enormously successful Michael O'Leary has ambitions for basket case Alitalia

Air Canada to fly three Dreamliner 787s to Australia daily

Air Canada to fly three Dreamliner 787s to Australia daily

Ben SandilandsSep 1, 201712 Comments

Canada mounts tourism mountain in Oz, and wants a bit of the US on the side

Qantas to resume A380 dailies to London via Singapore

Qantas to resume A380 dailies to London via Singapore

Ben SandilandsAug 31, 201750 Comments

Make no mistake, Qantas is making it clear it is in a new battle with the rise of Singapore Airlines and its Changi hub

Qantas, Emirates to apply to extend commercial alliance

Qantas, Emirates to apply to extend commercial alliance

Ben SandilandsAug 31, 20172 Comments

Qantas and Emirates are serving more than drinks at an A380 bar this morning

Qantas hints at new routes for Brisbane Dreamliner 787-9 base

Qantas hints at new routes for Brisbane Dreamliner 787-9 base

Ben SandilandsAug 29, 201717 Comments

Brisbane gets a boost from second Qantas 787 base as competing airlines left guessing which routes they will fly

Etihad pursues a path more conventional after investment calamities

Etihad pursues a path more conventional after investment calamities

Ben SandilandsAug 29, 20171 Comment

Etihad's investment strategy implosion is starting to cause major ripples around the world

Qantas faces extra hurdle in doing London, Paris, Frankfurt non-stop flights

Qantas faces extra hurdle in doing London, Paris, Frankfurt non-stop flights

Ben SandilandsAug 27, 201730 Comments

Even if Airbus and Boeing come up with what Qantas wants, it could be undone by ATC reform inertia

Qantas scores 2nd highest profit, announces A380 upgrades and more

Qantas scores 2nd highest profit, announces A380 upgrades and more

Ben SandilandsAug 25, 201713 Comments

Despite a profit dip Qantas has a lot of good news to deliver this morning

Air NZ might preempt Qantas push for New York non-stops

Air NZ might preempt Qantas push for New York non-stops

Ben SandilandsAug 25, 20178 Comments

Qantas is again throwing down the non-stop gauntlet to Airbus and Boeing, but there are 'catches'

Air NZ tries robotic check-ins at Sydney Airport this week

Air NZ tries robotic check-ins at Sydney Airport this week

Ben SandilandsAug 23, 20175 Comments

The Kiwis may be about to prove that they are much nicer to deal with than robotic automatons at airports

Your future flights to China might be in a narrow tube

Your future flights to China might be in a narrow tube

Ben SandilandsAug 22, 20177 Comments

Cathay Pacific, and maybe Swiss, signal that they aren't waiting for Boeing's NMA or MoM or whatever it might be

Could you be sold on paying the same for less space?

Could you be sold on paying the same for less space?

Ben SandilandsAug 21, 20176 Comments

If the rush is on for 'basic' economy seat pricing, why not clearly tell the customer what this really means?

Qantas puts A380s on Sydney-Hong Kong route this summer if you look for it

Ben SandilandsAug 17, 201747 Comments

It's been a tad chaotic for customers for peak summer flights between Sydney and Hong Kong today but 'big things' are happening

Pressure mounts on distracted Turnbull Govt to resume MH370 search

Pressure mounts on distracted Turnbull Govt to resume MH370 search

Ben SandilandsAug 17, 201710 Comments

Will the need for a resumed MH370 search get a 'look in' from an Australian government in crisis, even with long awaited new information on satellite imagery and drift analyses?

What Uber isn't talking about when it comes to flying cars

What Uber isn’t talking about when it comes to flying cars

Ben SandilandsAug 16, 201714 Comments

It loses huge sums of money, has an inability to deal with rogue drivers, but now wants to introduced flying ride services to Sydney or Melbourne. Does Uber think we are that stupid?