Friday April 25, 2014

Etihad announces senior appointments

Etihad announces senior appointments

Etihad Airways has announced a series of new senior management appointments. Returning to Etihad from Air New Zealand is Calum Laming who will take up the role of Vice President Guest Experience. Laming has held the position of General Manager Customer... [Continue reading]

Singapore Airlines appoints new state managers

Singapore Airlines appoints new state managers

Singapore Airlines has made some changes to its Australian state management team. Greg McJarrow has moved to the position of manager New South Wales/ACT from his previous position of manager Queensland, replacing James Dunne who left the airline in March. Jacki... [Continue reading]

Virgin Aust rated 2nd best employer

Virgin Aust rated 2nd best employer

For the second year running, Virgin Australia has taken second place in the Randstad Awards for the best employer in Australia. The award, which was won by national broadcaster the ABC also for the second year in a row, is based on the results of the... [Continue reading]

New Defence chiefs named

New Defence chiefs named

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Defence Minister Senator David Johnston have announced that current Vice Chief of Defence Force (VCDF) AIRMSHL Mark Binskin will be promoted to Air Chief Marshal and will succeed GEN David Hurley as Chief of Defence Force... [Continue reading]

NG sponsors 2014 UAV Outback Challenge

NG sponsors 2014 UAV Outback Challenge

Northrop Grumman has announced it will sponsor the 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge competition. The challenge is held near Kingaroy in Queensland, and requires students to design, build and fly a UAV capable of conducting search and... [Continue reading]

Saudi students complete Aviation Australia training

Saudi students complete Aviation Australia training

  A group of students from Saudi Arabia’s General Security Aviation Command (GSAC) have completed their Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course at Brisbane’s Aviation Australia. The students have been based at Brisbane since May 2011... [Continue reading]

David Warren honoured by building naming

David Warren honoured by building naming

The Australian inventor of the Black Box flight recorder, Dr David Warren, has been honoured by the naming of a new Defence building in Canberra. The naming of the DSTO’s new Canberra headquarters at Brindabella Park was announced by the Assistant... [Continue reading]

New marketing manager for GippsAero

New marketing manager for GippsAero

GippsAero has announced the appointment of Ms Shanti Lakhan as its new Marketing Manager. Ms Lakhan comes from the role of Marketing Manager of Cirrus Aircraft in Minnesota, and was also previously an A319.A320 engineer with Northwest Airlines. GippsAero... [Continue reading]

Emirates to back Collingwood until 2019

Emirates to back Collingwood until 2019

Emirates Airline has announced it has extended its sponsorship of the Collingwood AFL club for a further five years until the end of the 2019 football season. The new agreement will extend its arrangement with Collingwood to over 20 years, the airline’s... [Continue reading]

Rob Chapman appointed as Adelaide Chairman

Rob Chapman appointed as Adelaide Chairman

Adelaide Airport Limited has today announced the appointment of Rob Chapman as the company’s new Chairman to replace David Munt who passed away last August after a long illness. Mr Chapman was CEO of the St George Banking Group from 2010 to 2012, Managing... [Continue reading]

Borghetti critical of Govt moves to support Qantas

Borghetti critical of Govt moves to support Qantas

Usually mild-mannered Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti has come out swinging in an interview about Qantas’s bid to receive a debt guarantee from the federal government. Speaking on ABC radio on February 18, Borghetti labelled proposals by the government... [Continue reading]

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