Tuesday September 02, 2014

Headlines

Jetstar to trial cabin baggage officers at select Australian airports

Jetstar to trial cabin baggage officers at select Australian airports

The so-called “Ryanair jacket” could soon make an appearance in Australia as Jetstar moves to ensure customers stay within their free carry-on baggage allowance. Jetstar says an upcoming six-month trial of “cabin baggage officers” at a number of major Australian ports is about ensuring passengers are within... [Continue]


Analysts expect little interest in Qantas International

Analysts expect little interest in Qantas International

If not Emirates, then who? That’s has been one of the questions surrounding Qantas Airways after the airline floated a proposed new corporate structure for its international operations in a bid to open itself up to further investment. The answer, it seems, is no one. Not yet anyway. The move to split its domestic and... [Continue]


Farquharson to fill in as CASA director of aviation safety

Farquharson to fill in as CASA director of aviation safety

Terry Farquharson is filling in as the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) acting director of aviation safety until the successor to John McCormick is named. McCormick ended his five and a half year run as the director of aviation safety on Sunday, August 31 and has left the organisation. CASA spokesperson Peter... [Continue]


RAAF Herc undertakes second Iraq air drop

RAAF Herc undertakes second Iraq air drop

The Royal Australian Air Force has undertaken a second air-drop of humanitarian supplies to civilians in northern Iraqi cut off by Islamic State militans, and could soon be involved in airlift missions supplying weapons and ammunition to Kurdish forces. In  the early hours of Sunday morning local time a RAAF 37SQN C-130J... [Continue]


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Airlines

Jetstar to trial cabin baggage officers at select Australian airports

Jetstar to trial cabin baggage officers at select Australian airports

The so-called “Ryanair jacket” could soon make an appearance in Australia... [Continue]


Analysts expect little interest in Qantas International

Analysts expect little interest in Qantas International

If not Emirates, then who? That’s has been one of the questions surrounding Qantas... [Continue]


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Civil Aviation

Farquharson to fill in as CASA director of aviation safety

Farquharson to fill in as CASA director of aviation safety

Terry Farquharson is filling in as the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA)... [Continue]


Legacy 500 receives type certification in Brazil

Legacy 500 receives type certification in Brazil

Embraer’s newest executive jet has received type certification from the Brazilian... [Continue]


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Military

First RAF A400M flies

First RAF A400M flies

The first Airbus A400M airlifter for the Royal Air Force made its first flight on... [Continue]


RAAF Herc undertakes second Iraq air drop

RAAF Herc undertakes second Iraq air drop

The Royal Australian Air Force has undertaken a second air-drop of humanitarian... [Continue]


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Movements & Images

Comlux ACJ arrives in Melbourne

Comlux ACJ arrives in Melbourne

Airbus ACJ319 9H-MCE of charter operator Comlux arrived in Melbourne on Monday morning.... [Continue]


Jetstar takes seventh 787

Jetstar takes seventh 787

Jetstar has taken delivery of its seventh Boeing 787, with the arrival of VH-VKG... [Continue]


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