August 16, 2017 14
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?
August 2, 2017 20
Do bigger passengers in smaller seats reduce air safety in an emergency evacuation?
June 26, 2017 55
There are some deeply troubling questions to ask about this latest AirAsia X incident in Australian skies
May 19, 2017 12
The lucky country may just fly under the radar of politically driven terrorism hysterics once more
May 12, 2017 6
Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly?
March 20, 2017 85
A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago
February 22, 2017 2
It's now likely that the re-done final investigative report into the Pel-Air crash in 2009 will be published before MH370 is found
February 22, 2017 11
Somewhere in the burned out debris there should be evidence of a cockpit voice recorder
January 26, 2017 5
Details of the rogue pilot police operation reflect very poorly on air safety regulator CASA
January 25, 2017 3
A lower court case in Queensland has heard gravely serious allegations made against a bush pilot following a major police operation
October 15, 2016 10
Gradually, but at a civilised pace, urgency over the lethal potential of the Samsung device is creeping up on Australia's air safety regulator
October 14, 2016 26
How the ATSB expunges the shame of its original and highly unprofessional inquiry into the Pel-Air ditching remains to be seen
August 25, 2016 12
If Australia wants to retain its international safety level at top rating, the Government will need to act promptly to remedy issues in CASA
August 13, 2016 4
A skills crisis waits in ambush for air travel, and importing skilled workers isn't going to be the answer it is in some places today
July 29, 2016 12
The ATSB is there to make flying safer in Australia, not to bury or avoid matters that may embarrass the airlines and their regulator and air traffic services provider
May 14, 2016 7
The ATSB says a 'serious incident' is one that could end in a crash, and Jetstar has just had another one
May 6, 2016 9
These are desperate people, crushed by excessive regulatory and compliance costs that seem unique to Australia and devised by a bureaucracy that the industry argues keeps inventing news ways to drive them broke faster.
April 18, 2016 3
Can the idiot factor cause a small drone to kill a few hundred airline passengers?
April 2, 2016 13
It is highly likely that few Australians, or for that matter, readers of The Australian are paying much attention to Dick Smith’s episodic attacks on the competency of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. But they should, because what is at stake goes beyond even air safety
March 10, 2016 12
It’s a fair bet that almost no-one who flies on scheduled airlines in this country knows what ‘general aviation’ really is.