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  • Miscommunication between crew put Jetstar's A320 at risk of tail strike


    Jetstar has added a module on incorrect thrust settings at take-off to its simulator training regime after an incident involving one of its Airbus A320s...


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  • Miscommunication between crew put Jetstar's A320 at risk of tail strike


    Jetstar has added a module on incorrect thrust settings at take-off to its simulator training regime after an incident...


  • ATSB issues safety advisory notice against CFM56-5 and CFM56-7 engines


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has warned operators of CFM International CFM56-5 and CFM56-7 engines to...


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  • Miscommunication between crew put Jetstar's A320 at risk of tail strike

    News | 22 Jan 2013 03:42 | Mavis Toh

    Jetstar has added a module on incorrect thrust settings at take-off to its simulator training regime after an incident involving one of its Airbus A320s...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Miscommunication-between-crew-put-Jetstars-A320-at-risk-of-tail-strike-381327/
  • ATSB issues safety advisory notice against CFM56-5 and CFM56-7 engines

    News | 27 Jul 2010 07:59 | Leithen Francis

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has warned operators of CFM International CFM56-5 and CFM56-7 engines to be aware of premature wear that may...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATSB-issues-safety-advisory-notice-against-CFM56-5-and-CFM56-7-engines-345359/
  • Australia's Hobart airport being sold to Macquarie and others

    News | 13 Dec 2007 06:49 | Leithen Francis

    <P>Tasmania’s state government is selling the state’s number one airport to a consortium that includes Australia’s Macquarie Group and the state government’s public sector superannuation fund.</P> <P>Tasmanian Gateway Consortium says in a statement it has signed an agreement with Tasmanian Ports Corporation to buy Hobart International Airport for A$350.5 million ($309 million). Tasmanian Ports is the state government body responsible for the airport and the state’s sea ports.</P> <P>The consortium says once it takes over the airport it is looking to expand the terminal and add more retail space.</P> <P>Those in the consortium are: Macquarie Global Infrastructure Fund III, Macquarie Capital Group and the Retirement Benefits Fund Board (RBFB).</P> <P>RBFB is the state government’s superannuation fund for its public sector employees.</P> <P>Macquarie Group says in a separate statement Macquarie has a 20% stake in the consortium. </P> <P>Hobart is the main airport on Australia’s southttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-Hobart-airport-being-sold-to-Macquarie-and-others-220424/
  • Global airport groupings 2007

    News | 21 Nov 2007 14:36

    This listing includes the world's largest airport, construction and investment groups with significant business links and foreign airport holdings beyond...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-airport-groupings-2007-219780/
  • Jetstar to launch services in Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane triangle

    News | 25 Jul 2007 23:00 | David Knibb

    Tiger Airway's imminent entry into Australia's domestic market has prompted Qantas to change a long-standing policy on where Jetstar flies. Until now...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jetstar-to-launch-services-in-Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane-triangle-215668/
  • Qantas steers to RNP

    News | 11 Sep 2006 23:00

    <P>Qantas is launching required navigation performance (RNP) approaches and departures to and from Cairns airport in Queensland as part of the airline's ongoing programme to implement RNP operations in Australia.</P> <P>RNP approaches are already deployed by the airline at Sydney and Canberra airports, and it is expected that the Gold Coast, Townsville, Hobart, Ayers Rock Uluru and Alice Springs will be added later this month. Proving flights were conducted at Cairns in early September, followed by approval from the country's Civil Aviation Safety Authority.</P> <P>RNP approach and departure procedures make use of the GPS navigation on the airline's Boeing 737-800s to provide greater navigation precision. RNP procedures provide more reliable and predictable flight paths, time and fuel savings, shorter route distances, reduced aircraft emissions and reduced aircraft noise. "RNP enables more accurate flightpaths than are possible with conventional navigation aids," says Qantas chief pihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-steers-to-RNP-208975/