Newcastle Airport posts small traffic lift

Newcastle Airport has posted a slender increase in passenger numbers despite losing services to Sydney and Canberra after the collapse of Brindabella Airlines. The Hunter region airport said 1.19 million travellers passed through the terminal in the 12 months to June 30 2014, up 1.2 per cent from 1.18 … [Read more...]

Boeing opens expanded delivery centre

Boeing has opened an expanded delivery centre for its twin-aisle jetliners, a somewhat awkwardly timed event given that its most eagerly anticipated offering remains grounded by safety authorities. The expanded Everett Delivery Centre, located at Boeing headquarters in Washington state, boats three floors … [Read more...]

Pilatus to reveal new PC-24 biz jet

Pilatus will reveal its highly touted new twin-engine business jet at EBACE next month, the company has said. The Swiss manufacture has kept the project under a tight lid, saying only that the PC-24 jet will be its “biggest, fastest, most complex aircraft yet.” Reports have indicated the PC-24 is likely to … [Read more...]

Jetstar NZ flies 5 millionth passenger

Jetstar New Zealand has carried its five millionth passenger since launching domestic operations in 2009. Auckland is Jetstar’s busiest destination with over 2.1 million domestic passengers flying in and out with the airline since their domestic services began in June 2009. “This is an extremely … [Read more...]