Revised OneSky tender price under evaluation

Defence has revealed that a new tender price for Australia's ambitious OneSky program to acquire a joint civil and military air traffic management system is currently under evaluation. Thales was announced as the successful supplier for the Airservices Australia-led OneSky project at the Avalon Airshow in … [Read more...]

Qantas has got its mojo back – Joyce

Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce says he feels very proud to have witnessed and overseen the delivery of his airline's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. "I’m very proud," Joyce told Australian Aviation in a brief interview onboard the newly-accepted 787-9, named Great Southern Land, at the Future of … [Read more...]

Qantas “very keen” on proposed Boeing NMA widebody

Qantas says it is very interested in Boeing’s New Mid-sized Airplane (NMA) project to develop a new small widebody airliner. Chief executive Alan Joyce revealed on Monday (US time) that Qantas is “very keen” on the prospects of the NMA, which he described as “a fantastic transcontinental and maybe [to] … [Read more...]

787 to “revolutionise” Qantas long-haul network

Qantas is on the cusp of a new era in long-haul travel as it prepares to take delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Monday. The first of eight 787-9s the airline has on firm order is due to be formally handed over to Qantas at Boeing's Everett facilities on Monday (US time) before it departs on … [Read more...]