Friday October 31, 2014

Headlines

United looks to frequency for Australian growth

United looks to frequency for Australian growth

United will look to build its Australian network through frequency and aircraft changes in the period ahead, a senior executive says. The US-based carrier this week commenced direct flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The new route, which will operate six days a week initially... [Continue]


Melbourne Airport signs up for pilot program on security

Melbourne Airport signs up for pilot program on security

Melbourne Tullamarine has joined Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow and Hamad International in Doha as the fourth airport to conduct a pilot program designed to develop new solutions to security screening. The Smart Security initiative is a joint project between the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports... [Continue]


Airbus looking at a 757 replacement market with A321neoLR?

Airbus looking at a 757 replacement market with A321neoLR?

Airbus seems to think it has the replacement for the Boeing 757-200’s international missions with the snappily-monikered A321neoLR. The -LR version is a high gross weight version of the stretched A320 Family narrowbody, US-based Leeham News reports, quoting Airbus EVP of sales and marketing Kiran Rao. Three extra fuel... [Continue]


Skidmore to make listening a priority

Skidmore to make listening a priority

Mark Skidmore says he will make listening a priority as he prepares to start a five-year term as the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) new director of aviation safety (DAS). The retired RAAF Air Vice-Marshal was named as the new head of CASA on Thursday and expects to take his seat in the chair some time before... [Continue]


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Airlines

Federal Court dismisses cargo collusion case against Air NZ

Federal Court dismisses cargo collusion case against Air NZ

Air New Zealand says it has no further questions to answer in Australia regarding... [Continue]


United looks to frequency for Australian growth

United looks to frequency for Australian growth

United will look to build its Australian network through frequency and aircraft... [Continue]


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Civil Aviation

Airbus looking at a 757 replacement market with A321neoLR?

Airbus looking at a 757 replacement market with A321neoLR?

Airbus seems to think it has the replacement for the Boeing 757-200’s international... [Continue]


Skidmore to make listening a priority

Skidmore to make listening a priority

Mark Skidmore says he will make listening a priority as he prepares to start a five-year... [Continue]


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Military

RAAF Heron lease extended to bridge to Triton

RAAF Heron lease extended to bridge to Triton

A six-year, $120 million lease extension that will see two IAI Heron surveillance... [Continue]


RAAF Orion drawdown begins

RAAF Orion drawdown begins

A Royal Australian Air Force Orion has been scrapped and two more are scheduled for... [Continue]


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Movements & Images

United completes world’s longest 787 route

United completes world’s longest 787 route

United’s inaugural direct service from Los Angeles to Melbourne touched down at... [Continue]


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]


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