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REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

ATSB finds hitherto unknown dangerous part failure in REX flight that suddenly lost a prop

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

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

How a glider and a regional turbo-prop nearly hit over Orange

How a glider and a regional turbo-prop nearly hit over Orange

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

REX turbo-prop confused coal loader for airport in Newcastle stuff up

REX turbo-prop confused coal loader for airport in Newcastle stuff up

The ATSB has dissected the confused performance of two REX pilots who set up their SAAB 340 turbo-prop to land on a coal loader they had mistaken for Newcastle Airport  in an incident in November 2012.

Vague minister, generous airline, Pel-Air issues mount up

Vague minister, generous airline, Pel-Air issues mount up

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 out in that year in the ATSB over the conduct of its investigation of the ditching of a Pel-Air jet in 2009.

Why Wellcamp Airport is REALLY important

Why Wellcamp Airport is REALLY important

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 infrastructure projects in Australia. Or alternatively, deep envy at a political and public level. 

Qantas keeps its roots alive in Queensland airline services

Qantas keeps its roots alive in Queensland airline services

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 regulated air routes.

REX to Armidale is about more than competition

REX to Armidale is about more than competition

There is a non-airline industry aspect to REX announcing it will start flying between Sydney and Armidale three times daily from 28 March.

Qantas  ‘relief’ to come <em>after</em> the next bad news day

Qantas ‘relief’ to come after the next bad news day

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?