Ben SandilandsApr 13, 201714 Comments
ATSB finds hitherto unknown dangerous part failure in REX flight that suddenly lost a prop
Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201785 Comments
A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago
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
Ben SandilandsSep 8, 20165 Comments
Gliders and airliners keep just missing each other at country airports and the ATSB spells out the risks in this close call earlier in the year
Ben SandilandsMar 13, 201517 Comments
The ATSB report also recounts other incidents in which airports have not been correctly visually identified by approaching airliners, including the 1989 incident in which an Austral
Ben SandilandsJan 22, 20155 Comments
Amazing and inexplicable coincidences have come to light involving party political donations from REX, the owner of Pel-Air, in 2012, after a fierce internal disagreement had broken
Ben SandilandsNov 17, 201428 Comments
The opening of Wellcamp airport, way ,way ,way to the west of Brisbane today, ought to strike fear into the heart of those who push grossly inflated prices for new transport infrast
Ben SandilandsOct 15, 20143 Comments
Qantas continues to fly regular links between towns in Queensland where its story began in 1920 as a result of the state government's latest review and tender processes for its regu
Ben SandilandsMar 3, 20147 Comments
There is a non-airline industry aspect to REX announcing it will start flying between
Ben SandilandsFeb 14, 201414 Comments
Will the Abbott Government find itself endorsing support for a Qantas which might, for example, announce multi billion dollar asset sales, like part of the frequent flyer program, or the Jetstar franchise?
Ben SandilandsFeb 11, 20145 Comments
There is something very rotten about the Pel-Air crash, the treatment of its victims, and the conduct of CASA and the ATSB in relation to their respective duties to the public and to air safety.
Ben SandilandsJan 8, 20142 Comments
Anthony Albanese embraced the Qantas giveaway to Emirates, but now worries about foreign threats to Qantaslink? Very odd
Ben SandilandsDec 20, 20136 Comments
Hot on the heels of REX announcing it will bid for the Moree flights
Ben SandilandsDec 20, 2013
No sooner written than done. REX is goi
Ben SandilandsSep 1, 201315 Comments
Call it crazy, but REX ain't leaving Sydney Airport, and there is a solution to keeping promises to the bush and making the airport work more efficiently.
Ben SandilandsAug 31, 20121 Comment
Want a strong share price and the missing magic ingredient, a dividend, in your Australian airline stocks? REX or Regional Express, is the answer.
Ben SandilandsJul 30, 20128 Comments
Regional Express chairman Lim Kim Hai runs a much admired and very successful airline, but has a public relations calamity on his hands after correspondence between himself and an u
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