Record crowds and spectacular flying displays were overshadowed by sluggush orders for commercial aircraft at the 2019 Dubai Airshow, writes Denise McNabb.
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Airservices Australia will trial a prototype of a digital control tower from Searidge Technologies at Sydney Airport for possible contingency use.
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A Tigerair Australia Boeing 737-800 took off unpressurised after pilots incorrectly configured the cabin’s air conditioning system prior to takeoff, an investigation has found.
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Air New Zealand has reported a 30 per cent decline in net profit for 2018/19 amid what the company described as a lower growth environment.
Based on the Air New Zealand annual shareholder meeting, it appears the travelling public’s confidence in aircraft and engine manufacturing has been somewhat shaken in light of recent events.