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SGA2012: Saying a sad goodbye to SIA’s 747s

As a young boy who dreamed of flying around the world, I had a fixation with the Concorde and the Boeing 747. Even now, just talking about these two beautiful aircraft or writing about them brings a silly smile to my face. I never flew on the Concorde, although I got a photo of myself […]

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Asian Aerospace: Boeing displays new models of familiar jets

During a quick glance at the exhibition halls under construction (still–as is the norm for airshows) for this week’s Asian Aerospace show, two models quickly caught my attention.First, Asian Aerospace marks the premiere of a large-scale model of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental in the Sunrise livery. Second is a model of the Boeing 747-400 Boeing […]

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The Qantas fleet revamp gambit

So, has Qantas blinked first or is it the most prescient of the major Asia Pacific carriers?This morning, I was at the airline’s half-year financial results press conference in Sydney when it announced that it made a half-year profit, with the higher traffic at low-cost subsidiary Jetstar helping the full-service carrier Qantas ride through the […]

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