Cobham awarded OZ Minerals Prominent Hill contract

Cobham Aviation Services will replace Alliance Airlines under a two-year FIFO contract to link the OZ Minerals copper-gold mine at Prominent Hill, 130km south-east of Coober Pedy in remote South Australia. Cobham will use a mix of 99-passenger RJ100 jets and sub-contracted 30-passenger turboprops to meet … [Read more...]

Perth named as Qatar’s next Australian A350 destination

Qatar Airways flight QR914 touches down in Adelaide. (Seth Jaworski)

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says Perth is the likely next Australian destination to receive the Airbus A350-900. Although Al Baker declined to say when Qatar’s Perth-Doha service – currently served with Boeing 777-300ERs – would switch to the A350, he noted late deliveries of the new … [Read more...]