Qantas has operated its first flight to Hong Kong using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, while Singapore Airlines has introduced the Airbus A350 onto the Adelaide route.
Perth Airport has launched legal action to recover what it says are over $11 million in unpaid aeronautical charges from Qantas.
Boeing delivered the 787th example of its 787 widebody twin airliner on December 13.
The New South Wales state government plans to acquire its own large air tanker (LAT), which will be the first of its kind to be permanently based in Australia.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says it is investigating an incident involving a Virgin Australia ATR 72 where both engines on the regional turboprop airliner flamed out, one after…