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Airlines need to highlight chemo drug flight spill risks

Airlines need to highlight chemo drug flight spill risks

Ben Sandilands October 14, 2017 11 Comments

Our airlines need to use some very plain words about cytotoxic drug spills in passenger cabins

Does society unwittingly subsidise the likes of Uber or Jetstar?

Does society unwittingly subsidise the likes of Uber or Jetstar?

Ben Sandilands October 5, 2017 6 Comments

Please consider this Guardian analysis on the true cost of low fare transport, but keep in mind it might be flawed

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

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

Ben Sandilands August 25, 2017 13 Comments

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

Norwegian trips up on the way to whole new longer haul market

Norwegian trips up on the way to whole new longer haul market

Ben Sandilands August 6, 2017 16 Comments

Norwegian has some bold ideas for shaking up longer distance low cost flying, despite hitting some financial turbulence

How Jetstar (and others) avoided a crash similar to Air France AF447

How Jetstar (and others) avoided a crash similar to Air France AF447

Ben Sandilands July 2, 2017 12 Comments

After all the controversy over Air France AF447 a short ATSB report about a Jetstar incident shows how good safety cultures can avoid tragedy

Tigerair bites harder into growing Canberra low fare market

Tigerair bites harder into growing Canberra low fare market

Ben Sandilands May 26, 2017 11 Comments

Tigerair has taken a second swipe at the Canberra low fare market and still no Jetstar response

Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product?

Jetstar scores high in managing assets, but product?

Ben Sandilands May 7, 2017 24 Comments

Jetstar shows it knows how to conjure up extra jets worth of capacity for nothing, but at very personal customer cost

Jetstar v Choice, and a pox on both houses

Jetstar v Choice, and a pox on both houses

Ben Sandilands April 28, 2017 36 Comments

Choice, the consumer news service, has totally lost the plot in its attack on Jetstar

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Ben Sandilands March 9, 2017 7 Comments

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

Why an airline called Norwegian is of interest in Australia

Why an airline called Norwegian is of interest in Australia

Ben Sandilands February 27, 2017 11 Comments

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

Why God hates people flying routes less frequently flown

Why God hates people flying routes less frequently flown

Ben Sandilands November 28, 2016

Flight cancellations are very annoying, but they aren't symptomatic of safety failings

Qantas, Virgin prohibit Samsung Galaxy Note 7s, but issues remain

Qantas, Virgin prohibit Samsung Galaxy Note 7s, but issues remain

Ben Sandilands October 15, 2016 10 Comments

Gradually, but at a civilised pace, urgency over the lethal potential of the Samsung device is creeping up on Australia's air safety regulator

Qantas to replace Jetstar on Melbourne-Tokyo (Narita) route

Qantas to replace Jetstar on Melbourne-Tokyo (Narita) route

Ben Sandilands September 16, 2016 4 Comments

Qantas comes back to Melbourne-Tokyo non-stops with faster full service products in a resurgent market

ATSB takes three years to investigate pushback bingle

ATSB takes three years to investigate pushback bingle

Ben Sandilands August 18, 2016 4 Comments

Australia's safety investigator exhaustively concludes that airlines need to keep a sharp lookout while reversing their jets. Really? Yes.

Tigerair takes on rest of Asia with alliance

Tigerair takes on rest of Asia with alliance

Ben Sandilands May 16, 2016 5 Comments

A long game by Singapore to engineer a low cost airline boost to its hub and tourism industry has spawned an LCC alliance that will benefit Virgin Australia's Tigerair franchise

Why Jetstar’s latest incident should alarm flyers

Why Jetstar’s latest incident should alarm flyers

Ben Sandilands May 14, 2016 7 Comments

The ATSB says a 'serious incident' is one that could end in a crash, and Jetstar has just had another one

Qantas + NBN sets up a huge contest for market control

Qantas + NBN sets up a huge contest for market control

Ben Sandilands February 23, 2016 30 Comments

The Qantas decision to pair with the NBN to deliver broadband to its A330s and 737s next year is the biggest competitive product initiative yet taken in mainline domestic air travel in Australia.

Qantas posts record statutory PBT of $983m in first half

Qantas posts record statutory PBT of $983m in first half

Ben Sandilands February 23, 2016 32 Comments

Qantas has beaten most expectations in its first half year to 31 December financials posted on the ASX this morning, and announced a $500 million on-market share buy back but declaring no interim dividend.