CEO Dan Hart extended stand down for most of the business’s employees but insisted discussions on a potential injection of cash are still ongoing.
The original aircraft was damaged beyond repair while taking off over the Nellis Test and Training Range in Nevada in preparation for the start of Exercise Red Flag 18-1.
The airlifter safely touched down with the samples in special powered cold boxes as they were transferred from Casey Station to Hobart earlier this month.
Nova has made the move from its Mile End site to a centrally located, newly fit-out, open-plan office located at 169 Pirie Street.
The announcement comes after Rex’s deputy chairman, John Sharp, quipped he “can’t imagine” why anyone would fly the airline's upcoming route between Coffs Harbour and the Sunshine Coast.
The long-planned move follows Sydney Airport’s CEO claiming this month that the domestic aviation recovery has been “stagnant” since April last year and appearing to blame airlines for holding back capacity.
More than 1,500 FAAA members voted in favour of the agreement that will only increase work hours from 9.45 to 10 hours – rather than the 12 hours sought by the Flying Kangaroo. Rest periods will also be maintained.
The two-year-old A380, A6-EVS, departed the NSW capital at 10:01 am as flight EK412 and touched down on the South Island at 2:39 pm. It will later continue on to Dubai.
The new A330 service operates four times a week and now travels to the closer Haneda Airport rather than its pre-COVID destination of Narita.
A safety investigation has revealed it took air traffic control 15 minutes to provide a forecast for an alternate airport to land at – a crucial delay that made a diversion impossible.
Starting on 11 May, the Wintjiri Wiru experience – designed by media architecture studio RAMUS – will use more than 1,000 drones to form images in the night sky of the Mala ancestral story, which sits between Kaltukatjara (Docker River) and Uluru.
The E22 Spark aircraft, built by Adelaide-based Bader Aero, is a two-seater with 180m takeoff, a max range of 300+ kilometres, up to 90-minute flight time, and a cruising speed of 110-130 knots.
The arrangement between the two airlines was first agreed upon in 2013, but was due to expire on 31 March 2023. The pair are ultimately seeking to extend it for another five years.
Adam Thorn and Chris Fenton ask whether airlines could be doing more to bring Australia back to pre-pandemic traveller numbers.
The incident at around 9 pm yesterday saw 10 ADF personnel on a routine counter-terrorism training exercise rescued from the water near Jervis Bay, with two sustaining minor injuries.
The team of seven aircraft maintenance apprentices and one warehouse logistician trainee joins a 200-strong Sikorsky Australia workforce as part of the Lockheed Martin company’s formal training program in the Shoalhaven region.
The facility will provide support to the RAAF’s six KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft and its fleet of 10 C-27J Spartans.
The first new Virgin flight from Sydney to Apia, VA99, touched down at 4:51am this morning, having departed Sydney at 9:50pm last night using the Boeing 737-800 aircraft VH-YIQ.
Flinders University's Samuel Drake said while there seems to be no immediate threat now, the situation could change without warning.
The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) is one of more than 30 peak bodies that has joined the Regional Australia Institute’s (RAI) National Alliance for Regionalisation, which aims to better position the regions for future growth.
The ATSB said in a report into the incident that cabin altitude had exceeded 9,550 ft and exposure to altitudes within the 11,000 ft to 20,000 ft range can lead to “cognitive impairment”.
The airline called the “multi-million dollar” overhaul the “single biggest investment in Qantas inflight and lounge dining in a decade”.
Deputy chairman John Sharp made the comments as he revealed his airline was reintroducing pork schnitzel to its business offering because it’s the kind of comfort food people love at the pub or RSL.
The crucial review, which was due to be released this month after being pushed back from November last year, will now be handed down on 20 April.
Ten distinctive pink flamingo scooters are free for staff to use as part of a six-month trial since mid-January for the base north-west of Palmerston North.
img In a significant intervention, Geoff Culbert appeared to blame airlines for offering fewer seats for sale, alongside higher airfares putting people off booking tickets.
Rex’s deputy chairman, John Sharp, has hinted Bonza’s upcoming ‘point-to-point’ route between Coffs Harbour and the Sunshine Coast won't work because the destinations are too similar.
According to a new report, the business is still “aiming” to secure additional capital this week, though prior investor Boeing is understood not to be involved in rescue talks.
The larger hangar will allow the aeromedical charity to double its current base maintenance capacity and will form the “epicentre” of the organisation’s engineering activities in Queensland.
In its submission to the Government’s aviation White Paper, the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) argues that a Canada-style compensation scheme will improve the rights of air passengers.