Wednesday October 22, 2014

Headlines

Cathay celebrates 40 years of service to Sydney

Cathay celebrates 40 years of service to Sydney

Forty years ago, a Cathay Pacific Boeing 707 took off from Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport bound for Sydney. When it landed some nine hours later on October 22, 1974, it marked the start of Cathay’s 40-year unbroken run of service between the NSW capital and Hong Kong. In that time, the Hong Kong flag carrier has flown... [Continue]


Joyce says Virgin forced to “scramble” in bid to keep up with Qantas

Joyce says Virgin forced to “scramble” in bid to keep up with Qantas

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says his airline’s upgrade of business class seats across its Airbus A330 fleet has forced rival Virgin Australia to “scramble” to keep up. Although Virgin was first to unveil its new business suite at a presentation in Singapore in September, the John Borghetti-led carrier’s first... [Continue]


B-24 Liberator site secured

B-24 Liberator site secured

The Victorian government has announced that it has secured the future of the B-24 Liberator Memorial on the corner of Princes Highway and Farm Road in Werribee in Melbourne’s west. The signing of a land transfer agreement between the state government, Melbourne Water and the B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Fund... [Continue]


Analysis – how the new Qantas A330 business class seat measures up

Analysis – how the new Qantas A330 business class seat measures up

Qantas’s new Business Suite is set to take to the skies “from later this year” aboard Airbus A330-200 aircraft serving domestic transcontinental routes. Asia services will see the new Thompson Vantage XL seat next year as refitted aircraft return to the 28-strong fleet from Qantas’s Brisbane MRO facility. The refit... [Continue]


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Airlines

Cathay celebrates 40 years of service to Sydney

Cathay celebrates 40 years of service to Sydney

Forty years ago, a Cathay Pacific Boeing 707 took off from Hong Kong’s Kai Tak... [Continue]


Joyce says Virgin forced to “scramble” in bid to keep up with Qantas

Joyce says Virgin forced to “scramble” in bid to keep up with Qantas

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says his airline’s upgrade of business class... [Continue]


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Civil Aviation

Aviation Australia to offer courses in Melbourne

Aviation Australia to offer courses in Melbourne

Training school Aviation Australia has set up a new operation in Melbourne in partnership... [Continue]


Lithium batteries top CASA’s most dangerous goods list

Lithium batteries top CASA’s most dangerous goods list

Lithium batteries have topped the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) list... [Continue]


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Military

B-24 Liberator site secured

B-24 Liberator site secured

The Victorian government has announced that it has secured the future of the B-24... [Continue]


Datalink upgrade for Army Tiger ARHs

Datalink upgrade for Army Tiger ARHs

The acquisition of an interim Tactical Data Link for the Australian Army’s ARH... [Continue]


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Movements & Images

Super Constellation headed to Qantas Founders Museum

Super Constellation headed to Qantas Founders Museum

A Lockheed Super Constellation similar to those flown by Qantas Airways in the 1940s... [Continue]


Virgin’s newest A330 enters revenue service

Virgin’s newest A330 enters revenue service

Virgin Australia’s newest Airbus A330-200 has entered revenue service, joining... [Continue]


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