Sunday October 26, 2014

Headlines

Xenophon says Qantas claims on Jetstar not credible

Xenophon says Qantas claims on Jetstar not credible

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon headlined a list of frustrated shareholders looking for answers at Qantas’s annual general meeting in Melbourne on Friday. The Senator took the step of purchasing $500 worth of Qantas shares to attend Friday’s annual general meeting and quiz the board on “questions that mum and dad... [Continue]


Joyce points to early 2015 hearing for Jetstar Hong Kong

Joyce points to early 2015 hearing for Jetstar Hong Kong

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says he expects the proposed Jetstar Hong Kong franchise will be granted a hearing by the local government in early 2015. Jetstar Hong Kong, which was launched in 2012, is yet to secure an operating licence and has been forced to sell aircraft and park others while it waits to find out... [Continue]


Qantas CEO says airline on track for first half underlying profit

Qantas CEO says airline on track for first half underlying profit

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says the airline group is on track to post an underlying profit before tax for the first half of 2014/15. The updated guidance, delivered to shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting in Melbourne on Friday, was unchanged from the outlook the airline presented at its 2013/14... [Continue]


Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham SAR Services has won a 12-year, $640 million contract to supply and operate search and rescue aircraft for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The new deal will see Cobham operate four Bomdardier Challenger 604 special missions jets modified for search and rescue to be based at three locations around... [Continue]


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Airlines

Qantas says yields and passenger numbers up in September

Qantas says yields and passenger numbers up in September

Qantas has reported improving passenger numbers and yields for the three months to... [Continue]


Xenophon says Qantas claims on Jetstar not credible

Xenophon says Qantas claims on Jetstar not credible

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon headlined a list of frustrated shareholders looking... [Continue]


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Civil Aviation

Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham wins $640m AMSA search and rescue contract

Cobham SAR Services has won a 12-year, $640 million contract to supply and operate... [Continue]


Archerfield Airport opens new student accommodation facility

Archerfield Airport in Brisbane’s south-west has opened a new $4 million student... [Continue]


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Military

Boeing Australia formally announced as AIR 9000 Phase 7 HATS winner

Boeing Australia formally announced as AIR 9000 Phase 7 HATS winner

Defence Minister Senator David Johnston has formally declared the team comprising... [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... [Continue]


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Movements & Images

Jetstar supports Little Athletics with special A320 livery

Jetstar supports Little Athletics with special A320 livery

Jetstar has applied a special livery on one of its Airbus A320 aircraft to kick... [Continue]


Cairns farewells the Qantas 767

Cairns farewells the Qantas 767

Cairns has joined the list of ports to say goodbye to Qantas Boeing 767-300ER services. The... [Continue]


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