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First Virgin flight to Bali takes off after 2 years, via Darwin

June 16, 2022 2 comment

The first Virgin Australia flight between Australia and Bali has taken off on Wednesday, for the first time in over two years.

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Queensland scraps mask mandate at airports

June 15, 2022 0 comment

Queensland has become the first state to scrap the requirement for travellers to wear face masks within the airport terminal, as other governments mull a similar move.

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A Rex Saab 340B, VH-EKX, flying past Melbourne YMML air traffic control station (Victor Pody)

Rex expands frequency for 11 regional services, exits Sydney-Cooma

June 15, 2022 2 comment

Rex Airlines has announced a “steep increase” in the number of flights it will operate across 11 regional routes, as well as the withdrawal of its Sydney to Cooma service.

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Drone pilots warned to expect the ‘unexpected’ with UAVs

June 15, 2022 0 comment

Drone operators have been warned to always be prepared for remotely piloted vehicles to “do something unexpected”, after a near-encounter with a taxiing drone and bystanders.

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Photos: First Qantas A380 to be scrapped

June 14, 2022 7 comment

New photos have surfaced that appear to confirm which Qantas A380 will be the first to be retired and scrapped, while the airline’s first superjumbo, VH-OQA, appears to have avoided an early retirement.

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A Rex Saab 340b, VH-RXX, alongside a Qantas A330-202, VH-EBN, as shot by Victor Pody

Rex takes on Qantas with new Melbourne-Devonport service

June 14, 2022 3 comment

Rex Airlines has announced it will begin flying from Melbourne to Devonport from August, taking on a coveted Qantas-only route.

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