Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
australian aviation logo

Pioneering Catalina flying boat lowered from Powerhouse ceiling

October 17, 2022 5 comment

In 1951, the Catalina completed the first return flight from Australia to South America. The aircraft was piloted by Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor, his two-week journey was the first crossing of the South Pacific Ocean and a vital step in expanding the global aviation network.

Read more

No ramp sees wheelchair user carried onto Jetstar flight

October 7, 2022 2 comment

Brad Wszola said the incident made him feel like a “second-class citizen”, while his wife Jenny was later told by the airline that its status as a low fares carrier meant it could only provide “limited specific assistance” to passengers.

Read more

Perth Airport swaps boarding passes for facial recognition

October 5, 2022 5 comment

The futuristic tech also eliminates the need for a passport check at both the bag drop and boarding gate, which the business hopes will reduce delays.

Read more

Flight Centre CEO blames lockdowns, not Joyce, for Qantas ills

September 30, 2022 8 comment

Graham Turner argued state premiers and Prime Minister Scott Morrison made “rash decisions” based on “little science” that ultimately caused “devastating outcomes”.

Read more

Qantas named world’s fifth-best airline

September 26, 2022 0 comment

The Flying Kangaroo moved up from last year’s position of 8th, while Virgin dropped from 34th to 43rd and Jetstar from 56th to 57th. 

Read more

No pipeline means trucks to take fuel to Western Sydney Airport

September 24, 2022 5 comment

The NSW government admitted it’s still only “currently investigating” the potential for a pipeline to launch in the “early 2030s” – despite the terminal opening in 2026.

Read more

You don't have credit card details available. You will be redirected to update payment method page. Click OK to continue.