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  • PICTURES: Qantas’s first 747-400 makes final flight

    ​Qantas Airways’ first 747-400 has flown into retirement after completing an historic ferry flight to Illawarra Regional airport on 8 March.

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  • Qantas on track for cost-cutting programme

    ​Qantas Airways says it is on track to reduce debt by A$1 billion in its 2015 financial year, as part of its...

  • Qantas A380 damaged in maintenance incident

    ​A Qantas Airways Airbus A380 is expected to be out of service for around six weeks after it was damaged while under...

  • ​ATSB concludes 2013 A330 loss of separation investigation

    The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) has published its final report into a loss of separation incident...

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  • Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific in extensive codesharing

    News | 19 May 2015 07:17 | Firdaus Hashim

    Vietnam Airlines will begin codesharing with its low-cost subsidiary Jetstar Pacific, effective 21 May.
  • Urgency enters US airlines push to limit capacity in Gulf row

    News | 15 May 2015 20:57 | Edward Russell

    ​The chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines gathered to reiterate the need to limit the expansion of the Gulf carriers to USA, adding a newfound sense urgency to the issue they began pushing in January.
  • Qantas on track for cost-cutting programme

    News | 13 May 2015 05:45 | Mavis Toh

    ​Qantas Airways says it is on track to reduce debt by A$1 billion in its 2015 financial year, as part of its transformation programme.
  • ANALYSIS: Asian LCC joint ventures prove hard to maintain

    News | 11 May 2015 02:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers have relied on complex cross-border joint ventures to enter into new markets, but there is significant doubt that the relationships will go the distance.
  • OBITUARY: Maurice Flanagan, the expat who helped Emirates take over the world

    News | 08 May 2015 17:13 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Maurice Flanagan, who has died aged 86, caught the Dubai bug when he arrived on a two-year secondment to run the city’s airport and travel operator Dnata in the late-1970s. “Everything looked so promising that I decided to stay,” he recalled two decades later. By taking up the royal family’s invitation in 1985 to launch an upstart state-owned airline called Emirates, the expat Englishman helped change the shape of aviation and ensured his place in the industry’s history.
  • ANALYSIS: Asia’s LCC still in holding pattern

    News | 08 May 2015 00:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers are still focusing on consolidating years of rapid growth, although new players are emerging in North Asia.