The airlines are playing the role of being the canary in the mineshaft again when it comes to warnings that the Australian economy is losing momentum.
There should be no end of fun in Melbourne as the aviation ambitions of Paul Little for a corporate jet centre at its main airport at Tullamarine fly across the interests of fellow logistics tycoon Lindsay Fox and his interests in nearby Essendon Airport and the remote but strategically well positioned Avalon Airport.
Somewhat sidelined by the Qantas mess, its subsidiary Jetstar is being courted by Victoria’s state government as to what it is worth not to quit Melbourne’s second airport at Avalon.
It’s taken forever, but both sides of Victorian politics seem to have stumbled upon the only smart, fast and least expensive way of providing rail services to Avalon airport.
An ATSB inquiry of regular air travel interest is being conducted into an unusual type of incident at Avalon Airport near Geelong on 4 July.
In their own right Avalon Airport, Melbourne’s ambitious second airport, and Cebu Pacific, the Philippines second largest long haul flag carrier see themselves joining together as a dream team that can transform aviation in their respective countries. Their aims, of taking on the air transport establishments of Australia and the Philippines, have come together […]
This story has been superseded by the later post above. Tiger Airways in under investigation by the ATSB for another illegally low flight, this time near Avalon Airport last night. It is already under scrutiny for busting the lowest safe minimum altitude during an approach to Melbourne Airport at night on June 7. This is […]
Check which Melbourne airport your Tiger flight to Adelaide, the Gold Coast or Brisbane is departing from in the near future, because it is shifting them from Avalon to Melbourne Tullamarine ‘shortly’. Similarly, if you are flying Tiger from Melbourne to Sydney, it is trebling those that leave from Avalon to three a day. The […]
Well sourced rumours that the Tiger-Avalon Airport deal is close to being announced claim that it will split its Melbourne operations and leave the ones that most trouble Qantas and Jetstar, including its Sydney and Brisbane services, at the main Melbourne International (Tullamarine) airport. If this is true, and there is no confirmation as yet, […]